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Bound Brook Local Protection Project

Bound Brook, ScituateThe Bound Brook Local Protection Project is located on Bound Brook in Scituate. The project reduces flood damages to residential, industrial, and commercial properties along Bound Brook.

The snagging and clearing work was completed between November - December 1973, costing $47,300. It is a small project, constructed under Section 208 of the Corps’ Continuing Authorities Program, and is maintained by the town of Scituate.

The work covered a 880-foot-long reach of Bound Brook. It included excavating and realigning the channel; removing debris and boulders; and constructing 100 feet of stone slope protection. Excavated material was placed along the sides of the channel, covered with topsoil, and seeded.