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  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Forked River area in Ocean County. The work is part of a $2.5 million project to dredge the Forked River and Barnegat Bay Channels. It is necessary to ensure safe navigation and to maintain the Forked […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Environment New Jersey’s announcement about the permits for the construction of a 225,000 cubic yard dredge material disposal site in Eagleswood, the NJ Department of Transportation released the following statement. “Regarding this project in particular, contrary to the false claims and misinformation being spread by the attorney for the residents and environmental groups, no illegal activity has […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has awarded of a contract for dredging in the Waackaack Creek and Thorns Creek Channels in Keansburg, Monmouth County. The $1.2 million state-funded Waackaack and Thorns Creeks Channels navigation maintenance project in Keansburg will remove approximately 31,500 cubic yards of sediment. Tri-State Dredging, Inc. will be responsible for […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) said that navigational buoys in the Double Creek Inlet Channel in Barnegat Bay, Ocean County, have been removed due to severe post-Superstorm Sandy shoaling in the channel that has created a severe navigation hazard and an unsafe channel condition. All boaters should use the Federal Oyster Creek Channel […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. Typically the state would not dredge in the summer, but the new program features an aggressive schedule to […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work in the area of Parker Island off Beach Haven is expected to be completed by Memorial Day weekend – Monday, May 25, The SandPaper reports. Commenting the latest announcement, Steve Schapiro, NJDOT spokesman, said that the 4.3-acre island, located in the bay west of Morrison’s Marina, is being used as a confined disposal […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Sloop Creek and Lavallette Channel next week as the Metedeconk Channels Dredging project in Ocean County is completed ahead of schedule. The $16 million Metedeconk Channels project, which was expected to continue through December 2019, is completing in the […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Metedeconk River/Kettle Creek Complex, located in Ocean County. The dredging work is part of a $16 million project to continue returning State channels in Barnegat Bay to a state of good repair. This project includes dredging shoals in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) yesterday announced a project to dredge the Waackaack Creek Channel in Keansburg, Monmouth County. The $375,000 project is part of NJDOT’s comprehensive State Channel Dredging Maintenance Program to ensure and maintain safe navigation statewide. NJDOT’s contractor, Wickberg Marine Contracting, Inc. is expected to begin dredging on December 12 to […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced a project to dredge three State navigation channels; one in Absecon Inlet in Atlantic County, one in Hereford Inlet in Cape May County and one in Cape May Harbor. The work is part of a $1.6 million dollar project to dredge the state channels that were […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Barnegat Bay Inlet area in Ocean County. The work is part of an $8.7 million dollar project to dredge State channels in Forked River and Barnegat Bay. This portion of the project will include the following […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) said in its latest release that they will progress the Shark River channels dredging, beginning this week. The project, which began in earnest last summer, centered on dredging 102,000 cubic yards of sediment from the navigable channels of the Shark River. Equipment is expected to be mobilized this […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second season of dredging of the Manasquan Channels in Ocean and Monmouth County officially resumed last week, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) latest announcement.  This is a continuation of the $3.4 million project that began in the fall of 2016 in which dredging of the Lower Manasquan River Channel and […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) has received a $4 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to work with the Hudson River Foundation and other partners to study sediment contamination levels in New York/New Jersey Harbor. The research will focus on navigation channels that are periodically dredged by the U.S. […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources (NJDOT/OMR) proposes to perform hydraulic maintenance dredging within St. George’s Thorofare and dispose of 13,300 cubic yards of dredged material on the Absecon Inlet Beach area, USACE said. According to the official announcement, the applicant is requesting the reauthorization of a 10 year maintenance dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NJDEP is terminating the permits for the construction of a massive 225,000 cubic yard dredge spoil dump adjacent to residential homes, the Barnegat Bay and the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Eagleswood, Ocean County, according to the Environment New Jersey. The action was directly related to a nine year struggle by Eagleswood citizens and a joint […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth), Monmouth County Freeholder Tom Arnone, and Neptune Township Committeeman Randy Bishop have announced the following statements on the future of the Shark River dredging project. “2015 will prove to be the year we see movement on the Shark River dredging project,” said Beck. “I have been successful in securing a commitment from the […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christie Administration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and environmental and academic partners, has launched an $8 million pilot project that will evaluate the effectiveness of a new process that uses clean dredge materials to restore salt marshes to make coastal communities more resilient against future storms. The project will also […]