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Seaside Heights’ Makeshift Dunes Survived This Week’s Nor’Easter

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor'easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor’easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

As Seaside Heights and other local communities await word on when a planned $90 million beach replenishment project will begin – it is expected this spring – nearly all island towns have pushed up piles of sand to act as a makeshift dune.

Seaside Heights’ temporary protection project has been one of the most robust in the area, spanning much of the beachfront in order to protect the boardwalk and local businesses.

More photos can be seen below.


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Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor'easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor’easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor'easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor’easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor'easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor’easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor'easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor’easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor'easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Makeshift dunes in Seaside Heights following the Jan. 23, 2017 nor’easter. Photo from Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)


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