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PHOTOS: Seaside Heights boardwalk rebuilds

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

The newly rebuilt boardwalk in Seaside Heights drew crowds this weekend, even as repairs continue on sections of the iconic stretch of shore.

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install
Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People look
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People look out over the Funtown Pier where amusement rides once stood after being damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install
Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install
Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches open on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Shop keepers
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Shop keepers wait for customers on the newly reopened boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches open on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: The Star
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: The Star Jet roller coaster remains in the ocean as work continues the new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Bartender Mike
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Bartender Mike Palazzo wears a sombrero at the Aztec bar located in front of the Star Jet roller coaster that still remains in the ocean after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches open on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches open on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A man
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A man reflected in a window takes a picture of the Star Jet roller coaster that remains in the ocean as work continues on the new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People watch
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People watch as workers continue to install the new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People hold
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People hold hands as they walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A man
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A man plays an arcade game on the newly reopened boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches open on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install
Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk
Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Dominick Maruca
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Dominick Maruca opens his pizza store on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk
Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A woman
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A woman with pink hair walks her dog through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People walk in front of Lucky Leo's arcade onto the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A Seaside
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: A Seaside Heights police officer in a Smart Car patrols the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People watch
Photo Credit: Getty Mark Wilson

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: People watch as workers continue to install the new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches opens on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Traffic cones
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 04: Traffic cones block a road leading to the beach where the boardwalk is still unfinised after it was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said parts of the two mile long boardwalk are completed and he is confident its entirety will be completed when the beaches open on Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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