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Contract Awarded for Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York, Coastal Storm Risk Management Project

Published March 29, 2016

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.

"This 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 project."

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. 

The contract is 100 percent federally funded through the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (PL113-2), often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill.  

Project manager for this contract is Dan Falt, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District.




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James D'Ambrosio

Release no. 16-006