The beaches of Margate and Ventnor currently undergoing replenishment work.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District and its contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, are placing more than 2 million cubic yards of sand to complete periodic nourishment of the Absecon Island dune and berm project.
The 50 year project was designed to reduce the risk of storm damages to property and infrastructure.
Ventnor projected to pay at least $750,000 toward project.
Margate refuses to pay share that ACOE & DEP is asking for.
Absecon Island Periodic Nourishment