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.
Billions of dollars in federal aid appropriated months ago by Congress have yet to reach homeowners who need that money to move on. Many have found flood insurance checks weren’t nearly enough to cover the damage.
The votes authorize the towns to acquire small strips of land by negotiation or by seizing it under the power of eminent domain. Any land seized would have to be paid for.
The town of Toms River built the dune using sand dredged from the nearby Barnegat Bay. Town officials got permission from residents to build the dune.
For the past 15 years the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield blimp has become a community regular, CBS 2′s Alex Denis reported.
Towns along the New Jersey shore are bracing for possible flooding and beach erosion as a storm packing gusty winds and rain bears down on the area.
Seaside Park and Seaside Heights officials have hired South Toms River-based Eagle Paving Corp. — which is operated by the man who also runs FunTown Pier — to do the work.
Last week’s massive boardwalk fire in New Jersey began accidentally, the result of an electrical problem, an official briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
Representatives from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and other agencies will provide information to businesses and residents at the Seaside Heights Municipal Complex Monday between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Firefighters have extinguished a flare-up following the massive fire that swept through a New Jersey boardwalk.
Gov. Chris Christie said the fire that raged for eight hours in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights was 95 percent contained by late morning Friday.
Most of the suspected cases, including the one confirmed case, are connected to D’Jais Bar & Grill in Belmar.
Many residents have signed easements giving the government the OK to finish building or raise sand dunes to protect the Jersey Shore island.
A choppy ocean and a foggy day at the Jersey shore left beaches in Asbury Park nearly empty on Monday.