Pallone Announces $12.3 Million for Sea Bright February 2012 Pallone announced that $12.3 million will be awarded to fund beach replenishment in Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach thanks to a request he submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This funding will allow the Army Corps to begin replenishing the beaches in these towns in Fall 2012.
Pallone Announces $1.3 Million Grant for Sea Bright Flood Mitigation March 30, 2012 Pallone announced that the town of Sea Bright in New Jersey’s sixth district was awarded a grant of $1.37 million to fund a bulkhead repair project. It was awarded thanks to a request submitted by Congressman Pallone to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.The funding will go towards the installation of a new bulkhead at the foot of Beach Way, and to repair five bulkheads at the foot of River Street, South Street, Beach Street, Center Street and Osborne Place. The grant will also fund a submersible storm water pump at Osborne Place.
Pallone Announce Plans for Post-Sandy Beach Replenishment and Flood Control Projects for Keansburg, as well as Sea Bright to Manasquan
April 2013 Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) unveiled plans by the Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy for a historic investment in large scale flood control and beach replenishment projects in Keansburg and from Sea Bright to Manasquan. Pallone and Colonel Owen outlined the timeline for the projects that represent hundreds of millions of dollars worth of work and will be the largest investment ever made in beach replenishment and flood protection in the Sixth Congressional District. “Areas like Keansburg have been continually impacted by flooding, and this historic investment will help to protect area homes and businesses from future flooding, as well as repair the destruction caused by Sandy,” Said Pallone.
In Keansburg, the Corps plans to move forward with the beach repair project first, and the levee repair project second. The beach repair contract will be awarded around May 7, and work could begin immediately after. Construction will last roughly 180 days. The Corps plans to award the contract for the levee repair project around May 29 with work beginning in June.
Pallone Announces Over $35 Million in Sandy Aid to Sandy Hook March 2013 Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)
announced that the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area will receive more than $35 million in federal aid to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. $30 million has been allocated for the national park from the Superstorm Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January with an additional $5.2 million awarded through U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads Program.
Pallone Announces More Than $14 Million for Storm Repairs to Atlantic Highlands Harbor Marina Piers “After Sandy, I saw boats thrown on land and piers broken in half,” said Congressman Pallone. “The amount of repair work required for Atlantic Highlands Harbor was unbelievable, but this funding means that visitors and residents will be able to enjoy the harbor in time for summer season.”
Ummm, What about that other little fishing village on the other side of the river from Sea Bright… Highlands…Does Pallone NOT know that Highlands floods? Did anybody send him pictures?
Oh wait, he was here, right on Sea Drift Ave right after Sandy..
How we can get a hold of Pallone and remind him .. hey Highlands Floods too..
Some links to show him Highlands Floods:
Flooding During Sandy
Highlands After Sandy
Flooding in Highlands during Irene
Highlands Flooding during regular Summer Storm from Surge/Sewers