Beach work in Ventnor and Atlantic City is “about two-thirds complete,” an Army Corps of Engineers spokesman said Friday, with completion expected sometime around June 5.
The $18 million project — 65 percent of which ($11.7 million) is funded federally, with another 25 percent ($4.5 million) funded by the state Department of Environmental Protection and 10 percent ($1.8 million) from the municipalities — is adding 300,000 cubic yards of sand.
In Ventnor, work is proceeding north to south and is currently at Surrey Avenue, Steve Rochette said. Work in Atlantic City — separate from a state beach project at Revel Beach — is at the Central Pier area near St. James Place, Rochette said.
While the dredging projects are expected to be completed by June 5, he said, some elements of the work such as fencing and signage may last until the end of June.
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