Spring Lake Boardwalk after Hurricane Sandy
This WPA boardwalk was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
“After Hurricane Sandy, pieces of the boardwalk lay strewn on the beach or across the street on residents’ lawns. Only the original concrete pilings were left standing. As a reminder of the boardwalk’s history, one piling shows a stamp with “WPA 1937” which stands for Work Progress Administration, a Roosevelt New Deal program intended to put public workers back to work after the Great Depression.” (http://www.prweb.com)
It has since been rebuilt, with the WPA pilings incorporated into the new structure.
Project originally submitted by David Weiman on June 27, 2013.
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