Blizzard Damage May Cost Suffolk County $10M
BABYLON, NY (WCBS 880/ 1010 WINS) – Federal and state emergency officials continued assessing storm damage in Suffolk County on Thursday.
1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera with Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy
WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall with Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy
WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reports
They already estimate shoreline destruction from the Christmas weekend blizzard at more than $10 million.
Today, they’ll tour the beach at Robert Moses State Park.
They’ll also be in Huntington and Brookhaven.
At Robert Moses State Park, it’s estimated the storm washed away more than half of the 200,000 cubic yards of sand brought in to repair last winter’s storm hits.
This latest storm was so powerful that it shifted 5-ton protection boulders away from the Montauk Point lighthouse.
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