Company chosen to rebuild Long Beach boardwalk

The Long Beach City Council tonight named the company that will rebuild its iconic boardwalk after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Company chosen to rebuild Long Beach boardwalk

Company chosen to rebuild Long Beach boardwalk (4/4/13)

LONG BEACH - The Long Beach City Council tonight named the company that will rebuild its iconic boardwalk after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

The council chose Grace Industries to reconstruct the boardwalk, which had been a centerpiece of the oceanfront community for nearly a century. The project will cost an estimated $44 million.

The contract was awarded to the Plainview-based firm just over 5 months after the storm ravaged Long Beach and the 2.2-mile boardwalk.

A representative from Grace Industries says the company will begin ordering the resilient Brazilian hardwood chosen for the project. He says they expect to have crews out working within 30 days.

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Hurricane Sandy Help

The organization is bringing more than 25 different departments and agencies from all levels of government, including organizations and volunteers to be available to help residents and businesses.

Monday April 15, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Knights of Columbus
2183 Jackson Ave
Seaford, New York 11783

For more information, contact WSHA at info@wsha.li

The Next Big One: Fuel for ThoughtHow did the gas shortage come about and what can we do to prevent it from happening again. The Next Big One: Vulnerable coastlineFire Island has been eroding steadily over the years, despite occasional beach replenishment projects.

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