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Archive: August, 2017
  • August

    Army Corps Demonstrates Commitment to Coastal Flood Risk Reduction

    On a summer morning as the temperature soared towards 90 degrees, residents and tourists alike along the shore of Long Island, N.Y., filled a stretch of beach before 9:30 a.m. and enjoyed the surf, sun rays and cooling breezes off the Atlantic Ocean. These recreational benefits are a byproduct of a recently-completed flood-risk reduction project in downtown Montauk conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, that provides a wider beach.