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Study background information

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 & beachfill 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 York District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection invites the public to attend a virtual public meeting to request for scoping comments for The Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, NJ Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on Tuesday, 21 February 2023, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 24 February 2023, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To access a session, log in at or dial in at Toll-Free: (844) 800-2712 and Access Code: 2762 162 802.