DCR Shore Drive Update


March 31, 2014 – April 11, 2014


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


Crest Avenue – Winthrop

Excavate and install lighting system

Pave parking lot extension and repave existing lot


Winthrop Beach

Remove and reset revetment along seawall

Deliver armor stones

Reconstruct Groin #3


Saugus – Rumney Marsh

Construct truck entrance at Route 107

Strip and Screen soil


We expect to begin trucking sand in late April.  During the week, parking along Crest Ave. will be redirected from 9am to 3pm to the newly expanded municipal parking lot.


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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