From the Daily News:
Newly rebuilt chunks of the famed Coney Island Boardwalk are already starting to fall apart, advocates said.
On the stretch of the Boardwalk fronting Coney's amusement area, where the Parks Department finished installing new planks last spring, there are now screws popping out of their holes and planks coming loose and protruding.
"It's not even a year old, and we're right back to square one," said Todd Dobrin, chairperson of Friends of the Boardwalk.
The new planks are part of a $30 million project to rebuild 15 blocks of the fabled 42-block stretch.
Dobrin said he "expected that with all the money they're spending with planning and architecture...that the plan was foolproof."
"Something is wrong, and we need to find it out now before we waste all our resources on something that needs to be done again," he said.
So far, the city has spent $5 million on the project.