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South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project

The South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project area is located along the south shore of the New York City borough of Staten Island from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach.  The project is underway in close partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and City of New York.

For more information about this study, please visit the  fact sheet.


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*** November 2019 - Presentation Overview Update

*** September 2019 — Major first steps during the design phase included data gathering for overall construction contract designs, including new surveys, mapping, geotechnical borings, hazardous material assessments, and cultural resource investigations. More information will be made available in late 2019, early 2020 as each project contract design progresses.   Details on the phragmites work will be provided as details are examined.

*** August 2019 — The Staten Island, Coastal Storm Risk Management Project full design efforts for each construction contract is currently underway. The project will be constructed in various segments, which are depicted on the project placemat including estimated contract award dates. 

*** February 2019 —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, and the State of New York executed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) on February 15, 2019 for the South Shore of Staten Island New York, Coastal Storm Risk Management Project.

The Final Feasibility Report, Final Environmental Impact Statement and Final Record of Decision were formally approved by a Director's Report on Oct 27, 2016, and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) approval on December 8, 2016.  The design phase for preparation of plans and specifications for project construction was initiated in early 2017.