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Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon island Flood and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project NJDEP-Bureau of Coastal Engineering – Kelley Staffieri, Project Manager NJDEP-Bureau of Coastal Engineering – William Dixon, Acting Bureau Manager

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Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon island

Flood and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project

NJDEP-Bureau of Coastal Engineering – Kelley Staffieri, Project Manager

NJDEP-Bureau of Coastal Engineering – William Dixon, Acting Bureau Manager

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District – Keith Watson, Project Manager

LONGPORT, NEW JERESY

Image Early 2012

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The State of New Jersey’s

Shore Protection Program

State of New Jersey

Chris Christie, Governor

Dept. of Environmental Protection

Bob Martin, Commissioner

Natural & Historic Resources

Rich Boornazian, Assistant Commissioner

Office of Engineering & Construction

David Rosenblatt, Administrator

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

bureau of coastal engineering purpose
Bureau of Coastal Engineering Purpose….

To administer beach nourishment, shore protection and navigational dredging projects throughout the State to:

…Provide for protection of life and property along the coast

…Preserve our State’s vital coastal resources

…Maintain safe and navigable waterways

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

shore protection fund is dedicated
Shore Protection Fund is Dedicated…

“To protect existing development and infrastructure from storm surges, sea-level rise, and shoreline migration, through dune creation and maintenance, beach nourishment projects and construction and repair of shore protection structures.”

$25 million dedicated annually

Realty Transfer Tax (N.J.S.A. C. 13:19-16.1

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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How the money

is divided…

Federal Projects – NJDEP - local sponsor in these projects

  • Studies
  • Storm Damage Reduction/Shore Protection
  • Environmental Restoration

State Projects – Municipalities – local sponsor in these projects

  • Storm Damage Reduction/Shore Protection

Professional and Technical Services

Steven’s Institute of Technology Richard Stockton College of NJ

NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife NJ Geological Survey

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Typical Cost Share Breakdown:

Shore Protection Projects

FEDERAL

STATE

35%

State/Local

65%

Federal

75%

State

25%

Local

75%

State

25%

Local

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Costal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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The Current Absecon Island Project Ongoing

  • Project Authorized WRDA 1996.
  • - Beachfill Absecon Island
  • - Absecon Inlet Seawall
  • Initial Construction Atlantic City & Ventnor Completed June 2004.
  • Atlantic City and Ventnor. FCCE Repair - under construction. Anticipated completion 12/2014.
  • Longport and Margate initial construction TBD.
  • Absecon Inlet Seawall TBD.

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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New Jersey Shore Protection

Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet

Absecon Island

Flood and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project

  • USACE Repair Authority (PL84-99) Repair and restore project to design template. Flood Control & Coastal Emergency (FCCE).
    • Atlantic City
    • Ventnor
  • USACE Authority to Complete Initial Construction
  • (PL113-2, Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Appropriations Act )
    • Longport
    • Margate
    • Absecon Inlet Bulkhead
  • 100% Federal Funding (Projects already in construction)

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

sandy before after
Sandy Before/After

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Sandy Before/After

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Sandy Before/After

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

post sandy 2012
Post Sandy 2012

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Post Sandy 2012

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

post sandy 20122
Post Sandy 2012

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Post Sandy 2012

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Post Sandy 2012

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

sandy wave hitting bulkhead
Sandy Wave Hitting Bulkhead

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

project implementation
Project Implementation
  • Hurricane Sandy Limited Reevaluation Report (HSLRR) Approval
  • Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) – signed legal agreement between Corps and Sponsor – NJDEP
  • Real Estate Acquisition - Property Easements and Public Access - signed & recorded
  • Construction funds (Federal)
  • Update of plans & specs
  • Advertisement and award of construction contract
municipal responsibilities
Municipal Responsibilities
  • Sign State-Aid Agreement
    • Obtain all necessary easements for the project
    • Project/Site Maintenance activities after completion and in-between nourishment cycles
      • In accordance with New Jersey CZM rules and the applicable federal rules and regulations, as well as the applicable Beach and Dune Maintenance Permits from the NJDEP’s Land Use Regulation Program
    • Adopt and implement beach management plan
      • In compliance with applicable Endangered Species requirements
      • Required by the USFWS and the NJDFW
project details
Project Details
  • The project will place sand on the beach to the approved design template
  • Pre-approved offshore borrow area is the sand source
  • Same borrow area used for the last two periodic nourishment contracts in Atlantic City and Ventnor.
  • Approx. 1,000,000 cy of sand will be pumped onto the beach to meet the profile
  • Approx. 7,600 linear feet of beach will be constructed

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Project Details…
  • The newly constructed beach berm will be at elevation of +7.25 NAVD88 a width of 100 feet with a top dune height of +12.75 NAVD88
  • A gentle slope of 1:25 will be created between the berm elevation and the existing profile.
  • Project features include: Sand Fencing, Dune Grass plantings, Dune Crossovers (Pedestrian, Handicap & Vehicular), and Storm Water Outfall extensions.

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Typical Cross-Section

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Typical Cross-Over

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Typical Handicap Cross-Over

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Typical Beachfill Cross Section

Not to Scale

Dune

Berm

Advanced

Nourishment

High Tide

Existing Beach before nourishment

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

what to expect during construction
What to Expect During Construction…
  • Dredge and Associated Equipment
    • Dredge offshore - equipped with intake screen
    • Pipeline in water – from dredge to beach
    • Pipeline on beach – various locations
    • Land-based baskets for debris collection – monitored 24/7
    • Heavy machinery used to spread sand

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

hopper dredge
Hopper Dredge

Cutter Head Dredge

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Equipment Based on

the Beach

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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What to Expect During

Construction…

  • Beach Closings – 1000-foot sections
  • 24-hour operation - 7 days a week
    • State and USACE inspector on site at all times
    • Contractor-assigned superintendent on site at all times
  • Screening devices for debris/munitions/cultural resources
    • On Board Dredge
      • attached to suction arm
    • On Beach
      • At the discharge of the dredge pipe
      • Baskets will be periodically inspected and emptied

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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Typical Dredge

And

Screen

Screen openings 1 ¼” X 6”

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

collection baskets for debris and munitions
Collection Baskets for Debris and Munitions

On-Beach Collection Baskets have ¾” screen openings for efficient debris and munitions collection…

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Coastal Engineering Shore Protection Program

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New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Shore Protection Program

www.nj.gov/dep/shoreprotection