Rebuild By Design Chooses A Way Forward
Jersey Digs: The $230 million Rebuild By Design project, which aims to curb flooding in parts of Hoboken, Weehawken and Jersey City, hit another major milestone late last week when the Department of Environmental Protection announced what they’ll be building and what it will look like, although the benefits of the undertaking are still a few years away.
The project, one of the largest flood mitigation efforts in the county, was first conceived by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development following Hurricane Sandy. Various cities in the Northeast submitted applications as part of a competition to promote projects that aimed to improve the resilience of urban coastal areas. Read more>>