Coastal Storm Risk
Management Feasibility Study
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is conducting a feasibility study in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate potential coastal storm damage risk management measures for Highlands, Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, New Jersey. Existing conditions data has been collected for the study area, and preliminary alternatives formulation and evaluation (no action, non-structural and structural alternatives) has been completed and is documented in the draft feasibility report. After public and agency technical review of the draft feasibility report, the study team’s next step will be to optimize a recommended coastal storm risk management plan.
Refer to the Fact Sheet for more information or contact the Project Manager.
August 13, 2015 - The public comment period for Highlands, Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, New Jersey, Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Feasibility Study has been extended until September 17, 2015.
On July 22, 2015, USACE representatives held a meeting at Henry Hudson Regional High School to discuss the draft Feasibility Report with members of the public. Following is a link to the meeting presentation (downloadable PDF).
* Highland's Meeting Presentation - July 2015 (~8MB)
The following links are to downloadable PDFs of the Draft Report and associated documents for the Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, Highlands, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The public review and comment period is scheduled begin on July 17, 2015 and end August 17, 2015.
* DRAFT Highlands Draft FR-EA Main Report (~ 5MB)
Click here to read an announcement about the release of the Draft Report and associated documents, as well as for further instructions on submitting formal comments.