Jones Beach boardwalk repairs under way

Gov. Cuomo announced this week that $20 million is being earmarked to repair the Jones Beach boardwalk. (3/9/13)

JONES BEACH STATE PARK - Crews are hard at work repairing the Jones Beach boardwalk in hopes of restoring it before the start of the season.

Gov. Cuomo announced this week that $20 million is being earmarked to repair the Jones Beach boardwalk.

New York State Parks Deputy Regional Director George Gorman says the Sandy-battered boardwalk should be fixed by Memorial Day.

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According to Gorman, Department of Transportation crews are also working to repair the traffic circle, Ocean Parkway and the road near Orient Beach State Park. Facility buildings near Field 6 will get a face-lift, too.

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater is also expected to be repaired in time for the first concert of the season on May 31.

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