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. The project was initially constructed in 2006 and repaired/renourished in 2011, 2013 and 2018.
DATE OF PROJECT PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT: 10 September 2004
SPONSOR: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
TARGET COMPLETION DATE: 2054
PROJECT MANAGER: Erik Rourke