Port Monmouth Phase 2

Port Monmouth located in Middletown Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, has been under construction since 2013 after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Now the nearly completed Port Monmouth Coastal Flood Risk Management Project has significantly change since the completion of its Phase 1, and now under construction Phase 2, which is the final phase of the coastal flood risk management measures necessary to protect low-lying residential and commercial structures in the surrounding community. Below are some progress pictures/video of the under construction Phase 2 portion of the project, which consist a floodwall, road closure structures, tide gate, pump station, road raising of Port Monmouth Rd., and regarding Rt. 36 utility upgrades. The Port Monmouth Coastal Flood Risk Management Project is slated to be complete by end year 2023.    

Port Monmouth Phase 2 Update

Port Monmouth Video

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Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District announces the availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) with Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Phase II of the Port Monmouth Flood Risk Management Project, Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay.

With the passage of the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been given the authority and funding to complete ongoing coastal storm damage risk reduction projects and studies in the Northeast. As part of the planning and implementation process for the authorized Phase II portion of the Port Monmouth Flood Risk Management Project, the New York District has updated prior engineering and design efforts, physical surveys, and environmental compliance. The updated project impacts were evaluated in the FEA and FONSI.

Study Reports

The following links are to downloadable PDFs of the Final Report, Environmental Assessment and associated documents for the Port Monmouth, N.J. Coastal Storm Risk Management Project.

Port Monmouth Phase II EA June 2016 with signed FONSI

Appendix A - New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Correspondence
Appendix B - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
Appendix C - NOAA Biological Opinion for Port Monmouth, Union Beach, and Elberon to Loch Arbour
Appendix D - Essential Fish Habitat Assessment
Appendix E - New Jersey Coastal Zone Management Act Consistency Statement
Appendix F -  Clean Air Act Conformity Record of Non-Applicability
Appendix G - Cultural Resource Correspondence 
Appendix H - Clean Water Act Section 404(B)(1) Analysis

Please refer to the Fact Sheet for more information or contact the Project Manager.