Prime Hook Beach

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MILTON, Del. (AP) - A $38 million effort is underway to restore marshland at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Sussex County.
 
Officials say the project will create a marsh and beach that can better withstand storms and the effects of climate change
 
The project has been partially funded by federal money from the Superstorm Sandy relief fund.
 

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware Transportation officials say Prime Hook Road is open again following flooding that closed the road during last week's winter storm.

The road connects Prime Hook Beach to Coastal Highway and runs along the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The storm cut off the main access to the Delaware Bay community in Sussex County. The road is used by about 200 year-round residents.