Army Corps still accepting public comments on Cape May seawall draft report

USACE Philadelphia District
Published March 19, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is still accepting public and agency comments on a draft report that addresses the need for storm protection along a portion of the existing Cape May seawall in the vicinity of Wilmington and Beach Avenues. 

In late February, the Army Corps released the draft report and invitation to comment by Mar. 26. In the report, USACE proposes to place a concrete cap on top of the existing seawall along approximately 350 feet.

The full report, “Cape May Seawall, Coastal Storm Risk Management, Continuing Authorities Program Section 103, Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment, Cape May County, New Jersey” and associated appendices are available at:

Public comments are requested by March 26 and can be sent to (NOTE: a previous public notice listed an incorrect email address).

Steve Rochette

Release no. 21-004