The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated about $122 million for flood mitigation, beach nourishment, environmental restoration and waterway navigation projects that will impact portions of Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May counties.

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The 2013 Corps plan’s largest impact to the region is in Cape May. Construction projects total over $8 million from the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township, the Great Egg Harbor Inlet to Peck’s Beach- which will cost almost $7.5 million of the total- and Lower Cape May Meadows in Cape May Point.

Atlantic County construction projects will total $129,740 for Brigantine and Absecon Island spanning from the Brigantine Inlet to the Great Egg Harbor Inlet. Ocean County will cost about $598,800 for Barnegat Inlet to Little Egg Harbor Inlet along Long Beach Island.

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