• 2013 Beach Replenishment Update

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    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company hoppers ready to work at Harvey Cedars and Brant Beach.

    Monmouth County

    Projects Completed: Monmouth Beach; Sea Bright in process.

    Fall Schedule: The Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to begin a major beach restoration project to replenish beaches between Belmar and Manasquan. The work in Manasquan will begin by the first week of November. Operations are expected to begin in Sea Girt after the December completion of work in Manasquan, according to the Army Corp of Engineers. Hurricane Sandy ripped about 5 million cubic yards of sand from the coast between Sea Bright and Manasquan. The corps plans to replace that with about 8 million cubic yards, officials said.

    Ocean County

    Projects Completed:  Brant Beach, Harvey Cedars, Surf City

    Fall Schedule:  Mantoloking and Brick have received federal and state approval to erect a steel seawall that will be covered by sand and form the base of a makeshift dune system.  It is meant as a short-term protective measure prior to an extensive Corps beach widening and dune construction project yet to be scheduled.

    Atlantic County

    Completed:  Brigantine, Northern Ocean City

    Fall Schedule:  Ventnor, Atlantic City is ongoing

    Cape May County

    Completed:  Avalon, Stone Harbor, North Wildwood (municipal project)

    Fall Schedule: Cape May City