DESCRIPTION: The project provides for an entrance channel 8 feet deep, 150 feet wide, and approximately 2,500 feet long, from the minus 8-foot contour in Sandy Hook Bay to the entrance of the small boat harbor basin at Leonardo, Monmouth County, NJ.
AUTHORIZATION: House Document Doc. 108, 81st Congress, 1st Session. Authorized and approved by Rivers and Harbors Act March 2, 1945 and May 17, 1950.
COMMERCE: Provides safe navigation to recreational and commercial marine interests.
STATUS: During FY2015, maintenance dredging was performed and approximately 38,000 cubic yards of dredged material was removed and placed in a local upland confined disposal facility.
Alexander F. Gregory, Project Manager,
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District
26 Federal Plaza
New York, NY 10278
District Area: NJ # 6