NEW YORK ― The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New
York District, announces the award of a $37,595,900 contract on March 18, 2016,
to H & L Contracting, LLC, to construct a coastal storm risk management
project consisting of new groins and groin rehabilitation in Long Beach, NY.
contract award is the result of outstanding teamwork and cooperation on all
levels of government to increase resiliency and reduce risk from storm damage
on Long Island’s south shore in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy," said
Commander Col. David Caldwell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District.
"Construction will require some short-term patience and understanding from
the public as we work to put these long-term risk mitigation and resiliency
measures in place for this important coastal storm risk management
Work is scheduled to begin this spring
and is the first of two contracts. Contract one includes 4 new groins and 18 groin
rehabilitations. Contract two, including a dune, sand replenishment and
construction of crossovers, is scheduled for late 2017.
contract is 100 percent federally funded through the Disaster Relief
Appropriations Act of 2013 (PL113-2), often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy
Project manager for this
contract is Dan Falt, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District.
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Release no. 16-006