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Housatonic River Shore and Bank Protection Project

HOusatonic River shore and bank protection projectThe Housatonic River project is located in the Amesville section of Salisbury. The project area is situated along the West Bank of the Housatonic River adjacent to Dugway Road, between Falls Mountain Road and Brenton Hill Road.

The project consists of stone slope protection that strengthens a 350-foot reach of the riverbank, reducing erosion damage and stabilizing the roadway. It is a small project designed to prevent streambank erosion, and was built under Section 14 of the Corps’ Continuing Authorities Program.

Construction took place between January - July 1981 and cost $102,800. The project is maintained by Salisbury.