BRICK – The township has begun construction of the Resource Center at Traders Cove Park and Marina. The building will have a lounge for sitting, laundry facilities, a restroom and showers for transient boaters.
When the Resource Center is finished, it would mark the completion of the park and marina, which was developed through grants from several sources, including the Barnegat Bay Partnership, NJ I-Boat, the National Infrastructure Grant Program and Green Acres grants.
Some of the requirements for receiving the grant money include having facilities for overnight boaters. The lowest bid, $1.396 million was to contractor Wallace Brothers of Brick, awarded in August.
In a separate project being developed, Traders Cove plans would include a separate restaurant/bar to be constructed at the site, privately built and funded.
‑‑Catherine Galioto contributed to this report.