Following Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District worked to restore its previously constructed Coastal Storm Damage Reduction projects in New Jersey and Delaware. These areas already had an engineered beach system in place before the storm hit. In New Jersey, these projects included part of Long Beach Island; Atlantic City and Ventnor on Absecon Island; Brigantine; North Ocean City; Avalon and Stone Harbor; and Cape May City.
USACE is now working to construct projects that were not yet built when Hurricane Sandy hit. These projects and statuses are:
- Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet (Point Pleasant to Seaside Park): contract not yet awarded
- Barnegat Inlet to Little Egg Harbor Inlet (Long Beach Island): contract awarded; awaiting construction schedule
- Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon Island (Absecon Island beachfill): contract not yet awarded
- Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon Island (Atlantic City bulkhead, revetment): contract not yet awarded
- Great Egg Harbor Inlet to Townsends Inlet (South Ocean City, Sea Isle, Strathmere): contract awarded
- Delaware Bay Coastline, Oakwood Beach (Elsinboro Township): dredging and pumping operations completed
The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages missions in New Jersey north of Manasquan Inlet. Click here to visit their page regarding coastal storm risk management activities in their region
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District awarded three contracts to restore Delaware projects damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Work was completed in 2013.
- Rehoboth & Dewey, Bethany & South Bethany & Fenwick Island
- Restoration of North Shore of Indian River Inlet
- Roosevelt Inlet and Lewes Beach