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  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monmouth County Freeholders Thomas A. Arnone and Serena DiMaso became, respectively, Freeholder Director and Deputy Director at the Board’s 2016 organization meeting held earlier in January at the Biotechnology High School. Following a business meeting that appointed the freeholder and citizen members to more than a dozen county boards and commissions, each of the freeholders […]

  • 22 November 2011

    A Monmouth County dredging project on Wreck Pond that began the first week of November has been temporarily halted because… By Dan Radel (app) [mappress] Source: app, November 22, 2011

  • 15 February 2011

    President Obama’s proposed budget would allocate $3 million for beach replenishment efforts in Port Monmouth in Monmouth County, Rep. Frank… (newjerseynewsroom) [mappress] Source: newjerseynewsroom, February 15, 2011;

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey State, County and local officials gathered last Friday, October 9th, at the Shark River Hills Marina to outline the journey and acknowledge the efforts that led to the award of a contract to dredge 102,000 cubic yards of sediment from the navigable channels of the Shark River. “Efforts to dredge the Shark River have […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After facing years of setbacks and obstacles, the long-awaited dredging project at Shark River has been completed, Monmouth County’s Department of Public Information & Tourism just announced. Equipment from the project, which included removing sediment and reopening the navigation channels in the Shark River, is now being removed. “I’m pleased to report that with help of […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced additional beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach. In the announcement, Pallone said that additional federal dollars will allow for expanded work in these Monmouth County towns. “I’m pleased to announce these additional replenishment projects that will be critical to our beaches and communities in […]

  • 28 June 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers has begun dredging Shark River Inlet in Monmouth County and will continue the work for 10 to 11 days in an… By TOM HESTER SR (newjerseynewsroom) [mappress] Source: newjerseynewsroom, June 28, 2011

  • 6 December 2011

    Monmouth County workers resumed removing sediment at Wreck Pond yesterday after the project was halted soon after it began on Nov. 1…   By Dan Radel (app) [mappress] Source: app, December 6, 2011;  

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced that sand shoal dredging will take place in the Shrewsbury River in Monmouth County. This project is Phase 1 of a two-phase project to restore safe navigation in all State channels in the Shrewsbury basin, reported the NJDOT. The $1.3 million dredging project, expected to begin […]

  • 19 May 2011

    Monmouth County beaches got a boost when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated $7.5 million in replenishment funds that was requested b… By Larry Higgs (mycentraljersey) [mappress] Source: mycentraljersey, May 19, 2011;

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    With New Jersey’s busy summer season just beginning, Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey have praised the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for completing two dredging projects in the 11th Legislative District. The NJDOT recently announced the completion of dredging projects in the Shark River and the Shrewsbury River. These […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement yesterday in response to the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline: “The completion of these restoration projects along the New Jersey coastline in Monmouth County is a significant milestone in […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tomorrow, April 17, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. legislators and local officials in launching major coastal construction projects for Cape May and Monmouth counties. Commissioner Martin will first attend a 10 a.m. news conference at the beach on 42nd Street in southern Ocean […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded New Jersey a nearly $900,000 Regional Coastal Resilience Grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in northeastern Monmouth County develop a regional plan to address the impacts of coastal hazards and storm surge. The planning project, called New Jersey Fostering […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently awarded New Jersey a major regional coastal resilience grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in Monmouth County develop a resiliency plan. Louis Berger, an engineering, architecture, planning, environmental and construction management firm based in Morristown, NJ, partnered with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, October 9, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin will join Monmouth County and local officials for a ceremony launching a Christie Administration project to dredge the Shark River. The kick-off event will take place at Shark River Municipal Marina, Neptune Township at 10 a.m. local time. Shark River dredging project will remove 102,000 cubic yards […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting an increase in the New Jersey Shore Protection Fund. “Healthy beaches, coastal oceanfront and bayside shorelines fuel our state’s economy, bringing in $19 billion in tourism, which is half of the state’s total tourism revenue,” said Freeholder Thomas A. […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced that the project to dredge the Shark River in Monmouth County would resume. The Shark River channels will be closed starting Tuesday, September 6 at noon until Friday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m. After that, the project will assume a 24/5 schedule closing the channel from Mondays […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing efforts to develop innovative resiliency strategies to protect communities from storms and flooding, the Christie Administration yesterday marked the beginning of the second phase of work to restore Wreck Pond. Governor Chris Christie announced the start of the $7.4 million project in Spring Lake on July 23. Since then, dredging of the 73-acre lake has […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced the award of a $7.6 million contract to dredge state channels in the Shark River in Monmouth County. Efforts to dredge the Shark River have been underway for well over a decade. After Superstorm Sandy the need to dredge the river increased significantly due to sediment deposited […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twelve Monmouth County lakes, prone to flooding and able to wreak havoc on communities in coastal towns, will now be included in a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study of New Jersey’s Back Bays, according to Representative Chris Smith. He hosted a meeting regarding the matter with federal officials and representatives from shore communities in his […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has filed an eminent domain action against the city of Margate to secure an easement encompassing 87 municipally-owned lots required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to construct engineered beach and dune projects to protect lives, homes, businesses and infrastructure from storm surges and flooding on Absecon Island. The federally funded […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection yesterday joined with federal and local officials to mark the completion of a flood-control culvert that will make communities surrounding Monmouth County’s Wreck Pond more resilient to storms and floods. The Christie Administration launched the $7.4-million lake restoration project in July 2015, as a collaborative effort involving many partners. The […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced the completion of three dredging projects to restore waterways in Monmouth County to navigable depths, some for the first time in 30 years.  Many of these channels in Shark River, Shrewsbury, and Keansburg had been shoaled in since Superstorm Sandy, limiting boating options, emergency response, and […]