DEP HERALDS START OF
BEACH CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
On April 17, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin heralded the start of two major beach construction projects that will improve coastal protections in Cape May and Monmouth Counties. Commissioner Martin was first joined in Ocean City by the U.S. Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, Congressman Frank LoBiondo and local officials to announce the start of a $57.6 million project to construct beaches and dunes in southern Ocean City, the Strathmere section of Upper Township and Sea Isle City. Later in the day, Commissioner Martin was joined in Allenhurst by the U.S. Army Corps’ New York District, Congressman Frank Pallone and local officials to ring in the start of a $38.2 million project to construct beaches, make stormwater outfall improvements and implement modifications to existing groins in Loch Arbour, Allenhurst and Deal. For more information on the two beach construction projects, read the News Release.