“Bid Packets are being released February 20, 2014 for constructing the new Ocean Grove Boardwalk” announced Peter Avakian, Engineer for the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association & Neptune Town and Planning Board.

At a board meeting last week, it was announced that Ocean Grove is benefitting from FEMA funds to replace and reconstruct the boardwalk damaged in Hurricane Sandy. In an impressive cooperative effort, the city of Neptune has graciously stepped up to make funds available to begin the boardwalk reconstruction now and will receive the funds from FEMA at a later date.

The entire boardwalk is 3,000 square feet long and will be reconstructed in 3 phases ensuring environmental and historic accuracy .

The plan of action is:

  1. middle boardwalk (will hopefully be ready for this summer 2014)
  2. north boardwalk
  3. restoration of the pier

In a stunning show of cooperation, this significant effort is made possible by the dedication of Congressman Smith, Peter Avakian, Neptune City Council and members of the Ocean Grove Board of Trustees.