Ocean City Beach Replenishment Update: April 15

first_imgA “crab” used to survey beach elevations and contours and sections of pipeline wait on the beach at 43rd Street for the start of an Ocean City beach replenishment project on Thursday, April 16.Check OCNJ Daily for updates and photos of the progress of work of the Ocean City beach replenishment project for 2015 in the south end of Ocean City between 36th and 59th Streets.DATE: Wednesday, April 15PROGRESS: Two feeder pipes are in place, one just south of 42nd Street and one at 55th Street. Equipment and pipeline sections are staged on the beach.WHAT’S NEXT: The Ocean City beach replenishment project is still on schedule to start on Thursday, April 16, but not without the prerequisite handshaking and backslapping. State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-2nd), Army Corps of Engineers and City of Ocean City officials on the beach for a 10 a.m. news conference Friday (April 17).READ MORE: Ocean City NJ Beach Replenishment 2015 Daily Update_____Sign up for free e-mail updates from Ocean City._____A feeder pipe is in place on the beach at 55th Street, but it won’t be used until the project reaches its second phase later this spring.last_img

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