Feb. 5, 2014
NASA’s Wallops Island launch facility on the Eastern Shore is in for a $10.5 million sand replenishment project.
The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the grant to restore the sand dunes at the Virginia facility.
Sand, dunes and berms were either swept away or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy when it came through.
The director of the Wallops Flight Facility says the project is vital to protecting more than one billion dollars in assets at the space flight center.
The project is expected to begin in the late winter or early spring, and finish by September.
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