New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signs the first piling of Belmar's new boardwalk construction Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Belmar, N.J. Belmar began construction on a 1.3-mile boardwalk to replace the walkway destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October. The goal is to have it done by May. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signs the first piling of Belmar's new boardwalk construction Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Belmar, N.J. Belmar began construction on a 1.3-mile boardwalk to replace the walkway destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October. The goal is to have it done by May. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signs the first piling of Belmar's new boardwalk construction Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Belmar, N.J. Belmar began construction on a 1.3-mile boardwalk to replace the walkway destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October. The goal is to have it done by May. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)