Erosion Control Project Proposed for Misquamicut Beach
November 13, 2013
Dredging Today: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to restore the Misquamicut Beach, Beach Erosion Control Project in Westerly, Rhode Island, to its authorized design profile after the project area was impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Misquamicut Beach is a state beach located approximately halfway between Weekapaug Breachway and Watch Hill Point in Westerly. It is owned by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) and managed by the Division of Parks and Recreation. It includes the beach, beach pavilion, public parking, and a public campground.