Overall, Newport was mostly spared the wrath that was Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy on October 29th, 2012.

The Cliff Walk and Ocean Drivewere heavily damaged and portions of downtown Newport saw flooding like they had never seen before.

A portion of The Cliff Walkwas closed for nearly two years and reopened in June 2014after a $5.2 million restoration.

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This story was originally published on October 29, 2015.

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