Sandy Damages New Town Dock on Block Island

Providence Journal: Water from the Hurricane Sandy inflicted what may be heavy damage to the newly built dock at Old Harbor Drive on Monday, threatening what was a multimillion-dollar project, Block Island’s police chief is reporting.

Chief Vin Carlone said he was on Spring Street watching the storm when a big wave washed over him, temporarily making his cell phone inoperable. He said the waves washing over the roadway, a usual event, became worrisome early in the evening when it seemed the road, which rises some 60’ to 80’ above the ocean, would collapse. Fortunately, he said, it didn’t.

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