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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.
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.
On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its beach replenishment project that will stretch from Manasquan up to Belmar.
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.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked $500 million to lift 4,500 homes five to 10 feet to weather future storms.
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.
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.
A plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered partially buried in sand in the Atlantic Ocean.
Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.
The project will stretch from Sea Bright to Manasquan and is expected to be completed by early next year.
In Long Beach Township, the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on 60 of the 465 oceanfront property owners to give their blessing to the project.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.
Businesses and mayors along the Hudson River are asking the Army Corps of Engineers to include them in their study to prevent disasters like superstorm Sandy.
Officials have called the dredging project a win-win that will help get beaches on Long Island ready for the upcoming summer season.
The U.S. Senate was set to vote Monday on the $50.5 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy relief, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the package will provide aid for long-delayed coastline protection projects.