Christie Administration Announces $10.19 Million in FEMA Grants to Seaside Heights and Spring Lake

NJ Office of Recovery and rebuilding

Public Assistance Grants Awarded for Superstorm Sandy Repairs to Local Boardwalks

Trenton, NJ - The Christie Administration announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $10 million in Public Assistance grants to the municipalities of Seaside Heights and Spring Lake for repair work along the respective Boardwalks in each town following Superstorm Sandy.

Seaside Heights received federal funding for repair work along two sections of the Boardwalk: the South Section between Casino Pier and Funtown Pier, and the North Section from Casino Pier to Hiering Avenue. Spring Lake received federal funding to reconstruct the entire 10,044 foot-long Boardwalk to match the original Boardwalk's existing footprint.

The recipients, total project costs and FEMA grant amounts are as follows:

  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS (Ocean County) The total cost of the grant is $8.11 million. FEMA's share of the cost is $6.08 million.
  • SPRING LAKE (Monmouth County) The total cost of the grant is $5.48 million. FEMA's share of the cost is $4.11 million.

Public Assistance reimburses local and county governments and certain nonprofit organizations for eligible disaster-related costs including emergency protective measures, debris removal and public infrastructure repair or replacement costs.

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Press Contact:
Michael Drewniak
Colin Reed
609-777-2600

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