USACE New Public Notice - Ocean County, NJ

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Posted April 23, 2020

Published April 22, 2020

Expiration date: 5/22/2020

The applicant, New Jersey Department of TransportationOffice of Maritime Resources, has requested Department of the Army authorization to perform ten (10)-year maintenance dredging of three (3) channels within Barnegat Bay, identified as the Berkeley Shores State Channel Complex: Berkeley Shores North Channel, Berkeley Shores Channel, and Berkeley Shores Spur Channel. All of the work would be accomplished via hydraulic cutterhead dredge or mechanical bucket dredge. The stated purpose of this project is to restore and maintain safe navigational depths for transiting recreational and emergency vessels in Barnegat Bay. More details are available in the "Public Notice & Plan Details" attachment. Public comments are due by May 22, 2020.

Source: US Army Corps of Engineers