A state Department of Environmental Protection program that involves installing metal sheet piles along a stretch of the beach in Mantoloking and Brick is nearing completion in time for the winter season.
Construction of a four-mile long steel wall that runs from Mantoloking to Brick is expected to begin in July. Springfield-based EIC Associates was awarded the contract to build the 45-foot tall storm protection storm-protection barrier at a cost of $23...
Mantoloking was one of the hardest hit areas when Sandy slammed the Jersey Shore. Plans for restoration are in the works and nearly ready to begin, but five residents are holding up progress for the entire town.
Governor Chris Christie and President Barack Obama have each told residents and consumers across the country that the Jersey shore is open for business this summer, but that's not true everywhere along the coast.