The next step for the boardwalk restoration is to build a steel wall further north that should protect from the area from flooding.
Lots of people spent the morning soaking up rays in Asbury Park, one of 216 New Jersey beaches open for business heading into the Memorial Day weekend.
Gov. Phil Murphy has often championed his Cabinet as the most diverse in state history. Monday, three of his nominees were approved unanimously by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The school says its efforts helped cut energy consumption by 40 percent and utility costs by $20,000 in the 2015 to 2016 fiscal year.
Murphy nominated "strong enforcer" Catherine McCabe to head the state Department of Environmental Protection.