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Rendering of man-made island off coast of New Jersey (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Army Corps Project Looks To Protect Jersey Shore From Future Storms

The idea is that man-made islands would take the first impact of a future storm.

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beach

Officials Hope Replenishment Project Will Protect NJ Beaches From Future Storms

It’s officially beach season and officials have been hard at work to make the shore experience even better.

07/01/2015

Nearly 13 miles of beaches and dunes on Long Beach Island are being restored. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Post-Sandy Beach Widening Starting On Long Beach Island

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has started work in Ship Bottom on a $128 million project that will restore nearly 13 miles of beaches and dunes on Long Beach Island.

05/07/2015

Flooding in Newark on June 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Study To Look At Ways To Prevent Flooding Of Rahway River Basin

A federally-funded million dollar study will help the Army Corp of Engineers find ways to prevent flooding along an area in North Jersey.

02/06/2015

Mantoloking Steel Wall

CBS 2 Exclusive: Steel Wall To Be Mounted To Protect Jersey Shore Towns From Storms

A four-mile steel wall is going up along the Jersey Shore beachfront, in one of the biggest projects that New Jersey will undertake to keep residents safe from storms like Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

Montauk Point Lighthouse (credit: Thinkstock)

East End Residents Frustrated With Army Corps Over Post-Sandy Repairs

It’s been 18 months since Sandy struck and now on the cusp of the 2014 hurricane season, Montauk residents are calling the federal emergency project to protect their vulnerable East End community pathetic.

04/30/2014

Panorama of New York Harbor at dawn as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Researchers Examine Whale Found Dead In New York Harbor

Representatives from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J. were in Jersey City on Wednesday, conducting a necropsy on the finback that weighs 55 to 60 tons.

04/16/2014

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Beach Replenishment Project To Begin In Monmouth County

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to start a beach restoration project from Asbury Park to Avon.

01/03/2014

A protective sea wall and a new series of dunes will be constructed on the beach in Mantaloking, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Work On Mantoloking Sea Wall Could Begin In Early 2014

The steel sea wall is meant as a short-term protective measure, to be complemented by an extensive beach widening and dune construction project being planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

12/01/2013

Water breaches sand dunes in Belmar, NJ as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Report: Wider Beaches On The Way For Some Shore Towns

Wider beaches are on the way for some Jersey shore towns whose coast took a pounding during Superstorm Sandy as a $25 million beach replenishment project led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins Friday in Manasquan.

11/07/2013

Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Manasquan Still ‘Not Fully Back’ 1 Year After Sandy

On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its beach replenishment project that will stretch from Manasquan up to Belmar.

10/28/2013

A protective sea wall and a new series of dunes will be constructed on the beach in Mantaloking, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Council Measure Will Pave Way For Dune Project In Mantaloking

More than 500 homes in the town were either damaged or destroyed and town officials said that they want to make sure that the town is protected from future storms.

10/23/2013

Rich Kissel's Sandy-damaged house in Amityville, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Aid To Cover Suffolk Home Elevations; Nassau Residents Not Eligible

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked $500 million to lift 4,500 homes five to 10 feet to weather future storms.

09/03/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Repair Work On Jones Beach Light Tower, Jetty (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Says Sandy Damage At Jones Inlet Creating Dangerous Conditions For Boaters

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for quick repair work on a navigational light and jetty that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy at the Jones Inlet.

07/08/2013

West Hampton Dunes, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: A Story Of Success From West Hampton Dunes

In this week’s Summer After Sandy report, we have a look at a Long Island shoreline village that learned a big lesson from a storm over two decades ago.

06/28/2013

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