Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

Project Manager

Richard Harr
Norfolk District, USACE
803 Front Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 201-7746

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Study Purpose & Scope

Purpose and Scope: This study is authorized by a resolution of the Committee of Public Works and Transportation of the U.S. House of Representatives, adopted 1 August 1990, which allows for a study to focus on measures including, but not limited to, renourishment, dune & beach fill profile changes, potential measures to reduce risk of damages from coastal storm events, including hurricanes and nor’easters; and Section 216 of the River and Harbor and Flood Control Act of 1970 (PL 91-611), which allows for review of the existing project, and modifications to the project to provide erosion control and storm damage prevention.

Study Authorization:  In accordance with the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2022 (PL 177-43) (DRSAA), the study will be funded at 100% federal expense to the extent that appropriations provided under the Investigations heading of the DRSAA are available.

Non-Federal Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)

Study Area: See attached study area map.

Upcoming Events

The USACE Norfolk District along with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection invites the public to attend a public outreach meeting for The Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, NJ Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Middletown Town Hall Courtroom 1 Kings Highway and Wednesday, May 24, 2023, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Aberdeen Town Hall Courtroom,1 Aberdeen Square. And Wednesday, May 24, 2023  6 to 8 p.m. at Sigismondi Community Center, 651 Prospect Ave., Keyport.