Westerly rearranges its sand

Two large piles of beach sand dominate the horizon Tuesday near Westerly Town Beach. Crews from Cherenzia Excavation are gathering the scattered sand, then filtering out rocks and debris and in the process creating the large masses of beach sand. Cleanup efforts continue along the coast in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Two large piles of beach sand dominate the horizon Tuesday near Westerly Town Beach. Crews from Cherenzia Excavation are gathering the scattered sand, then filtering out rocks and debris and in the process creating the large masses of beach sand. Cleanup efforts continue along the coast in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Tim Martin/The Day Buy Photo

As part of the cleanup process, huge piles of sand are appearing along the Westerly shoreline.

Westerly Highway Department employees Chet Lamphere, left, joins his fellow employee Russell LeBlanc, both of Westerly, as they take a quick break from picking up debris amid cleanup efforts Tuesday at the Westerly Town Beach  after Superstorm Sandy in Westerly. The chair belongs to the Grape Ape and now sits along Atlantic Avenue in front of several mounds of beach sand.  Crews from Cherenzia Excavation are collecting the scattered sand then filtering out the rocks and debris.
Westerly Highway Department employees Chet Lamphere, left, joins his fellow employee Russell LeBlanc, both of Westerly, as they take a quick break from picking up debris amid cleanup efforts Tuesday at the Westerly Town Beach after Superstorm Sandy in Westerly. The chair belongs to the Grape Ape and now sits along Atlantic Avenue in front of several mounds of beach sand. Crews from Cherenzia Excavation are collecting the scattered sand then filtering out the rocks and debris. Tim Martin/The Day Buy Photo
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