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  • Army Corps, Officials Kick Off Construction for Major Flood Risk Management Project on Long Island

    Earlier today, leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, gathered with elected officials and project partners at Fire Island Lighthouse, Bay Shore, NY, where an official ceremony kicked off commencement of construction for a major coastal-storm risk-management project. The Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project will reduce flood risk for Long Islanders along vulnerable areas of 83 miles of coastline in Suffolk County from Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point. This comprehensive, $1.7 billion project includes a variety of features to reduce coastal flood risks.