More beach protection? Longport wants it - Casinos & Tourism - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

More beach protection? Longport wants it - Casinos & Tourism - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

back Side Panel

More beach protection? Longport wants it

4 images

Michael Ein

Longport's Marvin Ashner looks over the inlet from the deck of his home on Thursday. The city has proposed a sea wall to protect nearby property, but, the ultimate decision rests with the state.

Posted

Longport once extended 10 blocks farther south into the Great Egg Harbor Inlet, but a series of storms spirited those blocks away before a seawall was built in 1917.

Login required

Sign in
4 images

Michael Ein

Longport's Marvin Ashner looks over the inlet from the deck of his home on Thursday. The city has proposed a sea wall to protect nearby property, but, the ultimate decision rests with the state.