Stratford Point Beach. Photo/Connecticut Audubon Society

Stratford Point Beach. Photo/Connecticut Audubon Society An artificial reef could soon blunt the huge waves driven into Stratford Point [off Stratford, Connecticut] by hurricane-force winds from storms like Irene and Sandy.

By late April [2014], a reef of 40 concrete dome-like structures in 4 rows of 10 will be built on 3.5 acres of intertidal zone at the point by a team of Sacred Heart University and Connecticut Audubon Society staffers and volunteers.

Read more about the huge artificial reef planned for Stratford Point.

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