Up until two weeks ago, Dune Road in the East Quogue area was covered inches thick with sand that washed over from the dunes. Only residents, signing a hold harmless agreement, were granted access to the area.
Southampton Highway Department crews have been on site, moving sand and are currently working on a plan to raise the roadway using the Sandy sand. A project to replenish the dunes in the area is also underway with a dredge in place to move 450,000 cubic yards of sand to Shinnecock and Tiana.
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