Delaware Bay Coastline, DE & NJ, Villas and Vicinity, NJ

Published March 6, 2020
The plan for the purpose of ecosystem restoration at Villas and vicinity is an 80-foot wide berm over a project length of 29,000 feet. The plan entails a one-time placement of sand for horseshoe crab and shorebird habitat.

The plan for the purpose of ecosystem restoration at Villas and vicinity is an 80-foot wide berm over a project length of 29,000 feet. The plan entails a one-time placement of sand for horseshoe crab and shorebird habitat.

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: NJ-2

APPROPRIATION / PHASE: Construction, General

BUSINESS PROGRAM: Ecosystem Restoration

AUTHORITY: Title I, Section 101 (a) (14) of WRDA 1999.

LOCATION: The project area is located within Middle and Lower Townships, Cape May County along the Delaware Bay Coastline in New Jersey.

DESCRIPTION: The plan for the purpose of ecosystem restoration at Villas and vicinity is an 80-foot wide berm over a project length of 29,000 feet.  The plan entails a one-time placement of sand for horseshoe crab and shorebird habitat.  The estimated initial project cost is presented below.

PROJECT GOALS: The purpose of this project provides ecosystem restoration at Villas and the Vicinity, with a one-time placement of sand for horse-shoe crab and shorebird habitat.

STATUS: This project has not received funding since Fiscal Year 2006. The initiation of initial construction is dependent on the establishment of an adequate funding stream.  

SPONSOR: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

PROJECT MANAGER: Dwight Pakan