February 27, 2013. Holgate, New Jersey. A the end of the beach, the city and state have set up an area to clean rubble out of all the sand they have collected from city streets during Hurricane Sandy cleanup. The sand will be redeposited on the beaches to replace what was lost.. Tracing the path of Hurricane Sandy, which wrecked havoc on the northeastern seaboard from October 25-31, 2012. The storm caused flooding and caused an estimated 60 billion dollars worth of damage to affected areas.