Regulatory Public Notices

NAN-2016-00987-EYR

Published Nov. 3, 2016
Expiration date: 11/23/2016

The permit applicant, New Jersey Department of Transportation – Office of Maritime Resources, has requested Department of the Army authorization for 10-year maintenance dredging of three (3) State of New Jersey Navigation Channels in the Shrewsbury River: Monmouth Beach Channel in the Boroughs of Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright; Rumson Country Club Y Channel in the Boroughs of Rumson and Sea Bright; and Oceanport Creek Entry Channel in Borough of Oceanport; all located within the Shrewsbury River, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  All resultant dredged material is proposed to be placed as beach nourishment along the Monmouth Beach shoreline within the boundaries of the Atlantic Coast of New Jersey, Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Beach Erosion Control Project.  The stated purpose of this project is to restore and maintain safe navigation depths for emergency, commercial, and recreational marine vessels, as well as to provide sand nourishment for Monmouth Beach’s shoreline for erosion and flood protection.