Expiration date: 8/7/2020
The applicant, New Jersey Department of Transportation – Office of Maritime Resources, has requested Department of the Army authorization to perform ten (10)-year maintenance dredging. The location of the proposed work is Sunflower Island, City of Brigantine, Atlantic County, New Jersey. All resultant dredged material, estimated to total approximately 38,165.0-cubic yards of predominantly coarse-grained sediment (i.e. greater than 70% sand), will be hydraulically pumped via pipeline and discharged at existing sand shoals off Sunflower Island for enhancement of shallow water habitat. The stated purpose of this project is to restore and maintain safe navigational depths for transiting recreational and emergency vessels; and enhancement of shallow water habitat by reutilization of dredged material within the “back bay” system. More details are available in the "Public Notice" document. Comments are due by Aug. 7, 2020.