Winthrop Beach Nourishment Project




March 10, 2014 – March 21, 2014


The following are activities you can expect to see over the next two weeks for the Winthrop Beach Nourishment Project:


Crest Avenue – Winthrop

Site preparation

Excavate for new parking lot extension

Excavate for lighting system


Winthrop Beach

Install rodent control traps

Construct truck entrance at Dolphin Avenue

Install fence on seawall

Remove and reset revetment along seawall

Deliver armor stones

Reconstruct Groin #3

Demolition of Concrete at Groin #4


Saugus – Rumney Marsh

Install erosion control wattle

Install fence at Bristow Street

Construct truck entrance at Route 107

Strip and Screen soil

Clear and Grub (tree and brush removal)


Questions or concerns about the project should be directed to DCR Resident Engineer Steve Colometo, at the DCR trailer behind the DCR bathhouse on Winthrop Shore Drive, by visit or phone (617-539-4957) during regular business hours,  Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   In case of an emergency, contact 911 or DCR’s 24/7 emergency hotline at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency at 508-820-1428.  


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