Long Branch boardwalk reopens 3 years after Sandy

The Long Branch boardwalk has officially reopened, more than three years after it was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy.

The Long Branch boardwalk is officially open for business.

The Long Branch boardwalk is officially open for business. (4/11/16)

LONG BRANCH - The Long Branch boardwalk has officially reopened, more than three years after it was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy.

The nearly one-mile stretch of boardwalk connects Pier Village to the downtown shops in the West End section of town.

Work on the boardwalk started last June after more than $14 million was secured to rebuild. The boards are made from recycled material. The boardwalk is wider and is said to be more resilient to storm damage.

The boardwalk was slated to open for Memorial Day weekend, but the project was finished ahead of schedule. The road that runs parallel to the boardwalk was also redone.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 VIDEO: Pro-President Donald Trump rally held in Middletown
Supporters of President Donald Trump held a rally 2 Rally in support of President Trump held in Middletown
Suez Water on scene of water main break 3 Suez Water on scene of water main break in Hoboken
Supporters of President Donald Trump gather in Wayne 4 2 pro-President Trump rallies held in New Jersey
Khalil Wheeler-Weaver (pictured) is accused of killing three 5 Man charged in murder of 2 missing women accused of killing 3rd

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Work will soon begin on the Long Branch Work to begin on Long Branch boardwalk

A mile of the Long Branch boardwalk was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Now, 2 1/2

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE