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The Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet project plan calls for construction of a beachfill with a berm and dune from Point Pleasant Beach to the border of Island Beach State Park, NJ.

The Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet project plan calls for construction of a beachfill with a berm and dune from Point Pleasant Beach to the border of Island Beach State Park, NJ. (Photo by USACE)

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New Jersey Shore Protection, Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet, NJ

Coastal Storm Risk Management

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UPDATED: September 2013

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: Reps. Runyan (NJ-3), Smith (NJ‑4)

APPROPRIATION / PHASE: Construction, General

BUSINESS PROGRAM: Flood and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction

AUTHORITY:  Section 1001 (32) of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007.

LOCATION:  The study area is located on the Atlantic coast of Ocean County, New Jersey, extending approximately 14 miles from Point Pleasant Beach to Island Beach State Park, a barrier island wildlife area.

DESCRIPTION:  The study investigated flood and coastal storm damage effects with a view toward reducing impacts from coastal erosion and storms.  The recommended plan calls for construction of a beachfill with a berm and dune along the study area utilizing sand from an offshore borrow source and periodic nourishment for a period of 50 years.  Initial fill requirements would be about 10 million cubic yards, with periodic nourishment at 4-year intervals with about 1 million cubic yards placed.

STATUS: The Chief of Engineers Report was completed in December 2003.  This project was authorized in the 2007 Water Resources Development Act.  No funding was received thru FY 12 to initiate initial construction. 

Between October 27 & 30, 2012, Sandy significantly damaged the New Jersey coast from Sandy Hook to Cape May and up the Delaware Bay. This project was hit especially hard with a breach in Mantoloking and significant damage to Seaside Heights, Mantoloking, Ortley Beach, Lavallette and Seaside Park. Significant damage also occurred to piers, boardwalks, amusements, residential and commercial properties. The current initial construction costs will be revised need to be reviewed based on the storm.

This project was determined to be eligible for P.L. 113-2 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (Hurricane Sandy) funds as an Authorized but Unconstructed project. $1,050,000 has been received to begin the process towards initiation and completion of initial construction. These funds are being used to complete the necessary steps towards initial construction. These steps include completion the Limited Reevaluation Report; develop, approve and execute the Project Partnership Agreement; acquire the necessary real estate; complete plans and specifications; and advertise and award the construction contract.  

TIMELINE

Start

Complete

Comments

Initial Construction

TBD

TBD

Dependent on Adequate funding.

 

 

TOTAL ESTIMATED PROJECT COSTS

 

RECENT FEDERAL ALLOCATIONS

Phase

Fed

($000)

Non-Fed

($000)

Total

($000)

 

Fiscal Year

Allocation

($000)

Comments

Initial Construction

50,263

27,065

77,328

 

FY 10

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 11

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 12

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 13

$1,050

Sandy CG funds

 

 

 

 

 

FY 14

TBD

Not in President’s Budget

SPONSOR: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

ISSUES/COMMENTS:

PROJECT MANAGER: Keith Watson


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