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Presentations

FEMA Coastal Restudy – Community Meeting 3 – November 10, 2020
A recording of the webinar and copy of the presentation are available on FEMA’s Coastal Restudy webpage under Outreach and Resources: https://arcg.is/0PrG1K.


Past and Ongoing resiliency projects

Planning Stage

Hoboken Microgrid
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken, NJ BPU, US DOE, PSE&G
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Energy
Project Notes – Proposed microgrid to connect 29 critical facilities along Washington Street and in Hoboken Housing Authority properties, with main controls located at City Hall. Feasibility study completed 2018/2019 by Concord Engineering.
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NHSA LTCP –
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NHSA
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Stormwater Management
Project Notes – Increase WWTP capacities, construct new Adams Street WWTP treated effluent outfall, increase capacities of pump stations, construct stormwater storage tanks.


Design Stage

Rebuild by Design Hudson River
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NJDEP/City of Hoboken
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Flood/Stormwater Management
Project Notes – Delay, Store, Discharge portion managed by Hoboken and involves stormwater storage / GI; stormwater management systems proposed at NJ Transit site and Block 10 site. Resist portion managed by NJDEP and involves construction of flood wall / berm in Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken. Resist portion in 100% design as of Spring 2021, anticipated completion 2025.
Location – Multiple locations in Hoboken and Northern Jersey City.
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Hoboken Northwest Resiliency Park
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Stormwater Management
Project Notes – 60% design as of Fall 2020, anticipated completion in 2021. Will store 1 MG of water in storage structure + 750,000 gallons in green infrastructure.
Location – Between 12th and 13th Streets and Madison and Adams Streets

9th and Madison Infrastructure Improvements
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken, NHSA
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Stormwater Management
Project Notes – Sewer replacement, curb inlet replacement, road elevation, and water system improvements on Madison between 9th and 11th Streets
Location – Madison Street between 8th and 11th Streets, 9th street between Jefferson and Monroe Streets, 11th Street between Monroe and Madison Streets.
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Complete Stage

Hoboken Southwest Park (Block 12)
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Stormwater Management
Project Notes – Construction completed 2017, stores 200,000 gallons of water.
Location – Block 12 bound by Observer Hwy, Harrison Street, Paterson Ave, and Jackson Street

Hoboken 7th and Jackson Street Park
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Stormwater Management
Project Notes – Construction completed 2020. Includes GI and underground detention systems to store 470,000 gallons of stormwater.
Location – 7th Street and Jackson Street

Hoboken PATH Station Hardening
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – PANYNJ
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Infrastructure Resilience
Project Notes – Flood protection measures at Hoboken PATH Station. Completion scheduled for August 2020 as per PANYNJ website.
Location – Hoboken PATH Station
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Hoboken City Hall Green Infrastructure Demonstration Project
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Green infrastructure
Project Notes – Installation of four cisterns, four rain gardens (two in front and back of City Hall, each), permeable pavement, and four shade trees. Completed in 2016 with funding through state revolving fund.
Location – Hoboken City Hall
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Hoboken Floodproofing of Critical Facilities
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Flood Mitigation
Project Notes – Dry and wet floodproofing of three firehouses, Midtown Garage, and Multi-service Center via removable flood doors/walls, exterior waterproofing, and installation of backflow preventors. Hoboken Public Library prepared with manually inserted flood barriers, exterior waterproofing (coating of building to resist water penetration), sump pumps, and backflow preventers. Assume projects are complete but need confirmation.
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Hoboken Terminal Resilient Signals and Power
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NJ Transit
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Infrastructure
Project Notes – Elevation of signal equipment at Hoboken Terminal Tower. Elevation of substation for Hoboken Terminal’s House Power to the second floor of the Immigrant/Pullman building. Construction completed December 2016.
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NHSA Wet Weather Pumping Stations
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NHSA
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Stormwater Management
Project Notes – 84 MGD wet weather pumping station (H1 Pump Station) constructed on Observer Highway in 2011/2012 to alleviate flooding in southwest Hoboken. 80 MGD wet weather pumping station constructed on 11th Street at Hudson Street (H5 Pump Station) in 2016 to alleviate flooding in northwest Hoboken.
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Rain Garden Demonstration Project
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Sustainable Jersey
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Green infrastructure
Project Notes – Curb extensions at 4th and Garden

Washington Street Rehabilitation and Redesign Project
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – Hoboken
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Green infrastructure/other
Project Notes – Water system improvements and roadway reconstruction on Washington Street across Hoboken. 15 rain gardens constructed at intersections.


Stage Unknown

Hoboken NJ Transit Terminal Accessibility and Resiliency Improvements
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NJ Transit
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Infrastructure Resilience
Project Notes – Flood protecion by sealing stairway entrances at Hoboken Terminal.
Location – Hoboken NJ Transit Terminal

Hoboken Boiler and Terminal Repairs
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NJ Transit
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Infrastructure
Project Notes – Project listed in Appendix F of RBD-HR FEIS. Status of project unknown. Construction of resilient repairs to Hoboken Boiler System that provides heat/hot water to Terminal Building.

Hoboken Yard Signal Power
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NJ Transit
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Infrastructure
Project Notes – Project listed in Appendix F of RBD-HR FEIS. Status of project unknown. Resilient design and construction of signal devices, cabling, and associated systems at Hoboken Yard.

NHSA Mitigation
Sponsor(s) /Agency(s) – NHSA, NJ
Municipality – Hoboken
Category – Flood Mitigation
Project Notes – Various physical mitigation measures at NHSA administrative building, including floodwall in garage; installation of watertight doors, sump pump, and exhaust system in pipe tunnel; installation of removable barrier at exterior entrances; and a watertight conduit (source: RBD-HR Appendix F project list)

 

Documents

NEW About Our Region report
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Meeting-in-a-box – Wave 1
This slide deck is for your use to hold your own meetings or discussions about the project and collect feedback on vision and priorities. The PowerPoint file includes speaker notes with additional project details for your reference. Please share notes on discussions that you have via this form. The meeting-in-a-box will be modified with different content and discussion questions as the project progresses. We will also make any adjustments to the deck based on any feedback you may have.
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Vision and Priorities Surveys
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Visioning Art Sheets
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Resilient Northeastern NJ Project Description 
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Get Involved

If you live or work in Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, or Bayonne, you are the most important stakeholder. Most likely, you have already been impacted by flooding in some way and the long-term effects of Resilient Northeastern New Jersey will affect your community. Your input is vitally important to support the development of an effective roadmap for flood reduction that will also improve the daily quality of life in your region.

 

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