Before and after: On the left is the badly eroded 54th Street section. The photo on the right shows the same section after the widening was finished in late February.
Before and after: On the left is the badly eroded 54th Street section. The photo on the right shows the same section after the widening was finished in late February. Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC
Before and after: On the left is the badly eroded 54th Street section. The photo on the right shows the same section after the widening was finished in late February. Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC

A swath of Miami Beach was washing away. The fix? Dump 285,000 tons of sand on it

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