NJ To Put $36M Into Beach Strengthening Project

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 7:44 PM EST) -- New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday announced the approval of a $36 million infrastructure project designed to protect nine beach communities from the effects of violent weather like Superstorm Sandy by installing steel sheet piling into nearby beaches.

According to a DEP statement, the Federal Highway Administration approved the project as part of the effort to steel New Jersey’s battered shore communities against future massive weather events like Sandy. The DEP is now accepting bids on the steel sheeting project, which would install four...
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