Merrimack River Jetties

Merrimack River Jetties

Newburyport News: Local town, city and state officials concerned about the area’s oceanfront jetties got good news on 2 fronts yesterday: a legal challenge blocking Phase 2 of the rebuilding the south jetty has been rejected and federal money for the north jetty might be available.

The Merrimack River Beach Alliance, composed of leaders from a half-dozen communities, learned that a challenge to the low bid for fortifying the south jetty has been denied, and contracts with the low bidder could be signed early next week.

Read more about the Merrimack River jetty repairs.

Chart: mouth of Merrimack River.

Chart: mouth of Merrimack River.

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