NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Restoration and Enhancement of Coastal Resiliency of the Town River (MA)
Town of Bridgewater
Project ID:

Remove an obsolete dam and replace an undersized, aging road-stream crossing that are barriers to aquatic organism passage in the watershed of the federally declared Wild and Scenic Taunton River. Project will restore access between the Atlantic Ocean to the Hockomock Swamp and will increase community resilience by removing hazardous flood conditions caused by these structures.

Award Amount:
The project is in the Town of Bridgewater, County of Plymouth, State of Massachusetts. It is located on the Town River, the primary tributary to the Wild & Scenic Taunton River, which discharges to Mount Hope Bay, Narragansett Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean.