File:Coney Island Post-Sandy Beach Restoration (repair and restore of previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction project) (10019501123).jpg
The historic Childs Restaurant building is visible as crews work to place sand and restore the beach at Coney Island Friday September 20, 2013. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile from when the coastal storm risk reduction project (primarily the beach) was originally constructed in the 1990s. While the beach is a tremendous recreational asset, it's important to note that the engineered beach is designed to act as a buffer and reduce risks to the community from coastal storms like Hurricane Sandy. (photo by Chris Gardner, New York District public affairs)
|Source||Coney Island Post-Sandy Beach Restoration (repair and restore of previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction project)
|Author||U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from USA|
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