Long Beach breaks ground on new board...

Long Beach breaks ground on new boardwalk

There are 5 comments on the South Shore Record story from Apr 28, 2013, titled Long Beach breaks ground on new boardwalk. In it, South Shore Record reports that:

Councilwoman Eileen Goggin, left; Senator Charles Schumer; Bill Haughland, project manager of Grace Industries; City Council President Scott Mandel and Councilman John McLaughlin officially broke ground on a new boardwalk on Saturday.

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pacman

Milford, CT

#1 Apr 30, 2013
Build it and build it fast.
pacman

Milford, CT

#2 May 9, 2013
Its another nine day. Am I missing something or has there not been any progress on the boardwalk? Please crrect me if I'm wrong.

Since: Jun 13

Far Rockaway, NY

#3 Jun 14, 2013
No, you are not wrong. They have less than a dozen guys working. Have not laid the first board yet. They are building a $45M B Walk on top of 80 year old concrete supports. I would think for that kind of money, you would have a new support structure to build on top of.

The Dems are finished. Everyone I talk with is pissed.
pacman

United States

#4 Jun 17, 2013
From The West End wrote:
No, you are not wrong. They have less than a dozen guys working. Have not laid the first board yet. They are building a $45M B Walk on top of 80 year old concrete supports. I would think for that kind of money, you would have a new support structure to build on top of.
The Dems are finished. Everyone I talk with is pissed.
I see the concrete base is beginning to be installed. Slow but at least some progress. I am hoping that a lack of material is slowing this down, not a lack of workers.

Since: Jun 13

Far Rockaway, NY

#5 Jun 20, 2013
I think the pre fab conrete is the road decking that will be the bike and vehicle lane in the center of the b walk. No actual boards being laid yet. I will bet this will finish right before election time with a big photo op about how great of a job they did with it to help them get re elected. If you liked being without a b walk for the Summer when it was unnecessary voters will vote for them again, or maybe they liked having their taxes raised every few months, etc.

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