Winter repair is coming | new holes, cracks, and breaks along Long Beach seawall

separation_20190203_ Long Beach walkway Gloucester Rockport Mass© catherine ryan

Michael Cronin writes about upcoming seawall repairs_Gloucester Daily Times front page feb 2 2019

Town Begins to shore up Long Beach seawall, by Michael Cronin, Gloucester Daily Times

 

Long Beach view from Gloucester Mass side_BEFORE winter seawall repairs_more beach for staging this side of beach_20190203_© catherine ryan
JANUARY 2019 (BEFORE REPAIRS) Long Beach looking from Gloucester Mass side to Rockport- this edge of the beach has more tide to stage construction from. Construction crews will contend with tides as they did last year.

Plenty of prior GMG posts (search “Long Beach seawall”); here are a few:

REPAIRING LONG BEACH ROCKPORT MASS AFTER STORM DAMAGE|BUSY NEW ENGLAND DPW CREWS April 2018

Seawall damage coverage GMG post May 25, 2018

FILL RAKE AND ROLL- NEXT STEPS IN THE LONG BEACH SEAWALL STORM REPAIR June 2018

2 thoughts on “Winter repair is coming | new holes, cracks, and breaks along Long Beach seawall

  1. Thanks Catherine.

    Best wishes for this effort…

    I have friends who work construction and engineering from active duty days.. The shifting ground and washout can be very bad on this. We see this a lot during the big typhoons and heavy rains water will find it way around, underneath, or over if there are any cracks or holes topside the water will get in and cause serious damage also sinkholes, path least resistance!

    Getting it in and set is key best of luck for this effort. Dave.

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