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Brigantine Coastal Storm Risk Management

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CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: NJ‑2

APPROPRIATION / PHASE: Construction, General

BUSINESS PROGRAM: Flood and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction

AUTHORITY: This project is authorized by the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1999.

LOCATION: Brigantine Island extends 6.5 miles along the Atlantic coast of NJ from Brigantine Inlet to Absecon Inlet.

DESCRIPTION: The project provides flood and coastal storm damage reduction along Brigantine Island, utilizing sand from an offshore borrow source. The project will consist of berm and dune restoration along approximately 1.8 miles of coastline fronting the northern third of the city. The initial project construction cost is estimated at approximately $4.5 million

PROJECT GOALS: The purpose of this project provides hurricane and coastal storm damage reduction along Brigantine Island, consisting of a berm and dune restoration.

TIMELINE

Start

Complete

Comments

Initial Construction


Feb 2006


FCCE Repair

Sept 2011

Dec 2011


2nd Periodic Nourishment Cycle

Jan 2013

    Feb 2013

FCCE Restoration        Jan 2013    July 2013  
FCCE Restoration      Winter 2018   Spring 2018  

SPONSOR: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

DATE OF PROJECT PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT: 10 September 2004     

TARGET COMPLETION DATE: 2054

PROJECT MANAGER: Erik Rourke