New York District Header Image

NEW YORK DISTRICT

Home
Home > Missions > Civil Works > Projects in New York > South Shore of Staten Island

South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

The South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study area is located along the south shore of Staten Island in New York City and covers 13 miles of coastline on Staten Island, from Fort Wadsworth to Tottenville, extending along lower New York Bay and Raritan Bay.

The ongoing study is being done in close partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York City.

To find out more about this study, please visit its fact sheet.

*** September 2015 Update - All comments received during the public comment period (which closed on September 9, 2015) are currently under review and assessment. The next step will be completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Final South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report, currently scheduled for early 2016.

*** August 2015 Update - The following links are to downloadable PDFs of the Corps of Engineers Slide Presentation and Poster Boards as presented at the Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, Public Information Sessions, held on 19 & 20 August 2015.

Comments will be accepted until the end of the public comment period, which closes on
September 9, 2015.

Public comments on the DEIS and Draft Report regarding this proposed work should be submitted to:

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District
Planning Division-Environmental Branch (ATTN: Ms. Catherine Alcoba)
26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York 10278-0090

Public comments can also be submitted by e-mail to Catherine.J.Alcoba@usace.army.mil.

General questions, rather than formal comments being submitted for the record, regarding the South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study can be directed to Mr. Frank Verga, Project Manager, Frank.Verga@usace.army.mil.

*** July 2015 Update - The US Army Corps of Engineers will be holding two public information sessions to discuss the Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report for South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. Information on the two meetings is as follows:

Date: 19-20 August

Time: 6-9 pm

Location:

Staten Island University Hospital, McGinn Center
475 Seaview Ave
Staten Island, NY

*** June 2015 Update - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report (Draft Report) for South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and the opening of the window for the public to submit written comments regarding them.

With the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the Army Corps has been given the authority and funding to complete ongoing coastal storm damage risk management projects and studies in the Northeast, including the Staten Island study. New York District prepared a Draft Report, outlining coastal storm risk management elements recommended to be constructed for the Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach Reach on Staten Island.

Click here to read an announcement about the release of the DEIS, Draft Report and associated documents, as well as for further instructions on submitting formal comments.

Comments will be accepted until the end of the public comment period, which has been extended from August 10, 2015 to September 9, 2015.

The following links are to downloadable PDFs of the DEIS, Draft Report and associated documents for the South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study.

* Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Study Environmental Impact Statement (~20MB) *

* Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management - Main Feasibility Report (~14MB) *