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  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    At last week’s House Natural Resources Committee hearing, New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew informed Secretary David Bernhardt of the U.S. Department of the Interior about the problems facing the Borough of Stone Harbor in relation to the Coastal Barrier Resources Act. “CBRA was passed in 1982 to prohibit federal financial assistance for development on […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company recently completed a dredging and marsh restoration project near Stone Harbor, N.J. Work involved dredging sediment from the channel of the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and beneficially using the material to create habitat on marshland owned by the New Jersey Division of […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia Distric is currently conducting dredging operations on the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the sediment to restore marsh near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. “Our goal is to beneficially use dredged material when possible to restore habitat and enhance coastal resiliency. Our project partners include the State of NJ Department […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer has teamed up with Capita AECOM to help the Environment Agency undertake a new managed realignment project in Southmoor, Langstone Harbor.   This project will involve building a new seawall at the back of the site and placing a breach in the old seawall to allow the sea to flow gently into the site […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Avalon and Stone Harbor yesterday attended the weekly progress meeting about the upcoming beach fill project. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas will be finishing up some emergency work in the Christiana River likely by Sunday, February 5th, the meeting revealed. Once that work is completed, the dredger […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that Stone Harbor has been awarded a $2.7 million from the Department of Environmental Protection’s Flood Hazard Risk Reduction and Resiliency Grant Program. The funding will be used to protect businesses and homes in the downtown area between 88th and 99th streets, Stone Harbor, NJ. The Borough of Stone Harbor will […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor Property Owners Association (SHPOA) has just announced the completion of phase one of the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project. During the phase 1, dredging of the North Basin was completed with the removal of 8,999 cubic yards of dredged material and dredging of Shelter Haven was partially completed with 5,951 cubic yards dredged so far. According […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident associated with the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project occurred last week at the Stone Harbor Marina Parking lot. Two geotextile tubes located on the south side of the parking lot failed, releasing fluid mud at the project site. Some of the dredge material from Shelter Haven flowed through the perimeter security fencing to the […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor Council approved this week an extension of the dredge period to April 30, with demobilization by May 14, in order to allow the separated sand to be placed on the beach, according to the Stone Harbor Property Owners Association. Stone Harbor recently received permits to place recovered dredge sand on the beaches from […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Stone Harbor has just released an update on the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Scheme for January 2016. The dredging project is on standby until complications with the dredging and dewatering of the dredged material can be resolved. The material that was removed from the North Basin is contained within the geotextile tubes on the […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor’s maintenance dredging project is expected to resume over the next few days following a corrective action plan on some water drainage issues associated with a dewatering site located at the 81st Street Municipal Parking Lot.  The Borough, its dredging contractor and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection addressed these issues over the […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the Stone Harbor dredging project will take place on Saturday, November 7, in the multipurpose room at Stone Harbor Elementary School, 275 93rd St. Bayfront property owners are encouraged to attend the presentation hosted by Sevenson Environmental Services Inc., the contractor for the project. The North Basin and Shelter Haven Basin are […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor (NJ) is taking necessary steps to perform maintenance dredging of the Stone Harbor Lagoon this fall. This June, the Borough will solicit bids from dredging contractors. The project will include maintenance dredging, dewatering the dredged material at the Stone Harbor Marina parking lot, and placing the dredged material at approved upland facilities. Up […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor dredging project, the undertaking that will incorporate approximately 185,000 cubic yard of dredging within the 9 lagoons in the Intracoastal Waterway, could start as early as the fall of 2015.  The project is currently underway applying for permits with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Stone Harbor has retained marine and coastal engineering firm, […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The replenishment project officially ended on Avalon’s southern beaches on Wednesday, July 31st. This project comes at no cost to the taxpayers of Stone Harbor and Avalon and was completely funded by the federal government. The sand dredging operations are over and no more sand will be placed on the beaches. The beach fill project […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Stone Harbor’s ambitious beachfront reconstruction project is in its final clays and could conclude on or before Wednesday, July 31st. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters and other Borough officials received word about major progress on the beach fill during a weekly project update meeting held at the Stone Harbor Fire Company on Wednesday, July 24th. […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor’s major beach reconstruction project has reached its final stages and could finish before the end of July. Mayor Suzanne Walters and other Borough officials attended a weekly progress meeting at the Stone Harbor Fire House on Wednesday, July 17th and learned that the beach fill project may finish 011 or before July 31st. […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Stone Harbor’s massive reconstruction of its entire beachfront is more than 50 percent complete and could finish at the end of July. Borough officials received an update on the project during a meeting on Wednesday, July 10th in Stone Harbor involving the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Children who live and visit the Borough of Stone Harbor are grabbing their yellow hats and acting as official Honorary Inspectors for the Stone Harbor beach fill project that resumed on Wednesday afternoon, July 3rd. The Borough is making free plastic hats available to children who are curious about the large beach nourishment project underway; […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major beach fill project that will provide the Borough of Stone Harbor with greater resiliency from future storm events while also greatly expanding recreational opportunities on the beachfront will resume during the first week of July. Mayor Suzanne Walters reports that the reconstruction of the Borough’s beachfront will continue around the clock until its […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor joined other select beach communities throughout the State of New Jersey with a “Stronger than the Storm” event on the Borough’s beachfront. Nearly 500 residents, visitors, and school children helped Mayor and Council cut a ribbon to show that Stone Harbor is open for business, and the recovery from Hurricane Sandy is complete. […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters, Councilmembers Barry Mastrangelo and Al Carusi, Administrator Jill Gougher and other Borough officials attended the Stone Harbor Beach Fill Progress meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd at the Stone Harbor Fire Department. Also in attendance were representatives from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront. The Borough has successfully negotiated a new agreement that will result in a fully restored beach along the entire community that will be provided at no cost to the municipality. “I am elated that we have been able […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The long-awaited Stone Harbor beach fill project has begun. The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the dredge “Charleston” was moved back into Hereford Inlet Thursday afternoon and sand was being pumped on the beach at 122nd Street starting Thursday, April 25th, at 4:05pm. The beach fill project was delayed for ten days […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Stone Harbor’s much-anticipated beach fill project may begin as early as Saturday, April 20th. The beach project has been delayed due to rough seas and strong winds in the Hereford Inlet where a dredge currently rests. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters, Councilman Al Carusi, and other Stone Harbor officials attended a progress meeting on Wednesday, […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Borough of Avalon will receive a significant beach fill project during the winter that will result in at least 140,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the north end beaches from 9th Street south to 20th Street. If extra options are available to the borough for the project, a total of 190,000 cubic […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The completion of the Keystone Harbor dredging project is scheduled for this week. Approximately 1,100 cubic yards of sediment is being removed each night depending on external circumstances. The sediment is being used to replenish the beach parts that have been eroding in recent years. “High-speed cross winds, tidal conditions and shallow depths keep affecting […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Fishermen in Australia say a giant dredging operation in a Queensland harbor is responsible for killing fish and other marine life…   (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, January 2, 2012; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment  

  • 12 December 2011

    The Keystone Harbor area has been dredged for nights in order to enable state ferries to safely navigate. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is providing $806,000 to Tacoma’s American Construction Company to displace 30,000-to-50,000 cubic yards of sediment from the harbor. Approximately 900 and 1,100 cubic yards of sediment is being removed each night […]