Asharoken Seawall Repair

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News Stories



Author: Chris Gardner
  • October

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works after Sandy to repair and restore beaches in New York designed for coastal storm risk reduction

    When Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States, a lot of its impacts were immediately obvious. From destroyed structures to massive power outages to flooding of communities and infrastructure like many had never seen before, the storm left its mark throughout the region. One of Sandy’s less obvious impacts at first was the damage it caused to engineered beaches throughout the region, including in New York City and Long Island.
  • January

    Caven Point hit hard by Sandy, supports NY/NJ Harbor and begins own recovery

    When Hurricane Sandy hit New York and New Jersey it brought incredible storm surges and severely damaged areas along the water. Facilities at New York District’s Caven Point Marine Terminal in Jersey City, N.J., were destroyed by the 5-foot plus wall of water that tore through whatever was in its path. Despite the loss of their facilities, the personnel working out of Caven Point knew they still had important missions to support the New York and New Jersey Harbor, which is a critical piece of the region’s infrastructure and economy.
  • September

    Army Corps releases history booklet on area with ongoing flood risk management work

    Archaeology and understanding the past are always important parts of any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project, whether it’s something small or it’s a project as massive as flood risk management project the Corps is undertaking in the Green Brook Sub-Basin in New Jersey. In that spirit, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a publication highlighting the history of the Bound Brook area where the flood risk reduction work is ongoing and ranges from building floodwalls, levees, gates and pump stations to raising bridges. The book is entitled “Where the Green Brook Meets the Raritan.”