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 in close partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and City of New York.

Additional information is available by clicking on the fact sheet and the placemat for this project.




January 2023 Update:  Design of all project construction contracts is currently underway, including assessment of potential design refinements for several project features and updated project cost estimates.  Project schedule revisions are also currently being assessed.  Significant coordination is ongoing between the Corps and State & City of New York.   

April 2021 - Design of all eight (8) construction contracts is underway, including significant coordination with State & City of New York to finalize specific project design details.

September/October 2020 — Cultural resources investigations conducted in the project area. 

November 2019*** 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. Updated information will be made available on the placemat and via a news release as each project contract design progresses.   

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 October 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.