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Misquamicut Beach Shore and Bank Protection Project

Misquamicut BeachMisquamicut Beach is located in the Misquamicut section of Westerly, about five miles east of the Rhode Island-Connecticut state line.

The project involved widening 3,250 feet of beach to 150 feet by the direct placement of sand, and installing nearly 4,075 feet of sand fences. Work was completed in 1960 at a cost of $44,000.