Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, Port Monmouth, NJ, Phase II-Contract 3.
In June 2014, the district began the first phase of an extensive $110 million hurricane and storm damage risk reduction project along the shores of Raritan and Sandy Hook Bay in Port Monmouth, N.J., providing coastal-storm risk reduction for low-lying residential and commercial structures. Hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, with more than 700 structures damaged, problems had been escalating due to shoreline erosion and increased urbanization and development in an area with wetlands and creeks.
“The Army Corps of Engineers is pleased to provide this project for residents of Port Monmouth and the greater Middletown Township, home to nearly 66,000 people,” said program manager David Gentile. “A replenished coastline combined with a variety of flood-control measures will reduce risk of flooding and damage from coastal storms.”
As part of the Hurricane and Storm Reduction Project in Port Monmouth, KCC was awarded a firm-fixed-price construction contract for the construction of: