Avalon

May 25, 2017

AVALON TO APPROVE FIRST OF ITS KIND FLOOD STUDY

Avalon’s Borough Council met Wednesday night and discussed a new, first of its kind flood study that will use sensors to monitor the effects of nuisance flooding in the community.  Avalon and Longport will partner with the Atlantic Cape May Coastal Coalition on this project that will use real time flood sensors to monitor coastal [...]
May 23, 2017

AVALON, WILDWOOD PITCH OPEN SPACE PROJECTS TO COUNTY

Both Avalon and Wildwood made applications for funding to the Cape May County Open Space Program on Tuesday.  Avalon is seeking funding for a brand new Surfside Park adjacent to the boardwalk, and an expansion of its bike path; Wildwood is hoping for funding for artificial fields at its Maxwell Field sports complex. ##
May 21, 2017

STILL CLOSED: TOWNSEND’S INLET BRIDGE NOT OPEN FOR HOLIDAY

The Townsend’s Inlet Bridge will remain closed to vehicular traffic for Memorial Day weekend.  County Engineer Dale Foster reports that the contractor is working 12 hour shifts on weekdays but it’s not enough to get the bridge open for the weekend.  The bridge has been closed since April 3rd. ##
May 19, 2017

AVALON BUILDS NORTH END BEACH, SAVES $7 MILLION

Avalon’s north end beach project has concluded.  Nearly one million cubic yards of sand has been placed on north end beaches with over $7 million in non-local dollars used for the project.  The last piece of the beach fill will be in the south end hotel district. ##