Dredging begins at Smith Point, Cupsogue

Officials are working today to repair Long Island’s battered barrier islands. The Army Corps of Engineers is dredging sand to fill breaches created by Sandy

Dredging begins on Cupsogue Beach

Dredging begins on Cupsogue Beach

FIRE ISLAND - Officials are working today to repair Long Island’s battered barrier islands.

The Army Corps of Engineers is dredging sand to fill breaches created by Sandy exposing the island to major erosion.

The feds will repair damage at Smith Point County Park and Cupsogue County Beach.

Repairs to Fire Island’s breached shoreline still need approval by the National Park Service.

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