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Plenty of oceanfront homeowners at the Jersey shore are unhappy with GOP Gov. Chris Christie's plan to widen beaches and build protective sand dunes along the state's entire 127-mile coastline. Among them is Lawrence Bathgate, one of the Republican Party's top national fundraisers, whose help Christie likely would seek in a 2016 presidential run. Comment?
While there are still a few flood mitigation projects in areas of Port Monmouth and Green Brook Township that need to be completed, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin said the bulk of the work will be beach replenishment projects along the state's coastline in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Army Corps has already done eight major beach replenishment projects totaling $345 million. Comment?
Since the $28.3 million project started in July, crews have been driving 45-foot steel pilings into the sands along a three-and-a-half mile stretch near battered Route 35 in those two towns. On Tuesday, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin spoke in Mantoloking, announcing the completion of the barrier along the Sandy-ravaged Ocean County community. Comment?
To avoid bottlenecks getting into Seaside Heights this weekend for the three-day Columbus Day Festival, avoid using Route 35 and take Route 37 through Toms River instead, New Jersey Department of Transportation officials advise. "Route 35 remains an active construction site," said DOT Spokesman Steve Schapiro. Comment?
New Jersey Natural Gas has received state approval to begin work on a $102.5 million program to protect its distribution and transmission systems from storm damage. Comment?
Some Jersey shore communities still recovering from Sandy are encouraged by beach badge sales this season, nearly two years after the devastating hurricane. Comment?
The Garden State dodged a bullet when Hurricane Arthur only grazed the state last weekend, but Gov. Chris Christie believes New Jersey is still vulnerable if another storm hits. Comment?
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