Millions in federal money to fund Shore structure elevations

Millions in federal money to fund Shore structure elevations


By:  Justin Auciello
WHYY

 

New Jersey’s two senators have announced more than $7 million in federal funding to assist in elevating dozens of structures at the Jersey Shore.

Menendez says the funding will result in stronger, more resilient structures.

 “Through sensible mitigation efforts, like elevation, we can save lives, protect families, protect commercial structures and safeguard entire communities,” he said.

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