Montauk dune rebuilding project to begin in October

The Army Corps of Engineers tells Newsday the project will start in October despite a lawsuit claiming it could cause more flooding in downtown Montauk.

The Army Corps of Engineers tells Newsday the project will start in October despite a lawsuit claiming it could cause more flooding in downtown Montauk. (8/27/15)

MONTAUK - A major dune rebuilding project is about to get underway in Montauk.

The project is an $8.5 million plan to bury thousands of huge sandbags to reinforce a stretch of severely eroded shoreline that runs through the downtown part of the village.

The Army Corps of Engineers tells Newsday the project will start in October despite a lawsuit claiming it could cause more flooding in downtown Montauk. 

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