CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: NJ-2
APPROPRIATION / PHASE: Construction, General
BUSINESS PROGRAM: Ecosystem Restoration
AUTHORITY: The Reeds Beach and Pierces Point project was authorized for construction by Title I, Section 101 (b) (6) of WRDA 1999.
LOCATION: The project area is located within Middle Township, Cape May County along the Delaware Bay Coastline at Reeds Beach and Pierces Point, New Jersey.
DESCRIPTION: The plan for the purpose of ecosystem restoration at Reeds Beach and Pierces Point is an 80-foot wide berm at an elevation of +5.5 feet NAVD over a project length of 6,800 feet. The plan entails a one-time placement of sand for horseshoe crab and shorebird habitat.
PROJECT GOALS: The purpose of this project is to provide ecosystem restoration at Reeds Beach and Pierces Point, with a one-time placement of sand for horse-shoe crab and shorebird habitat.
STATUS: In order to proceed, USACE requires additional funding to support initial construction.
SPONSOR: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection