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Town Dock, Milford, CT Cost: $1.3M | Project Area: 1,000 LF

Located on a major inlet from Long Island Sound, permitting for the Town Dock and Helwig Street improvements was a major activity. Permits were received from authorities having jurisdiction: ACOE, CT DEEP, CAM as well as local wetlands, planning and zoning and other areas having jurisdiction.

Task:

  • Repair/replace the Town Dock located at the end of High Street

Challenge:

  • To repair the existing timber bulkhead and install 550 linear feet of steel sheet piling waterward of the existing bulkhead (within 18”) to maintain coastal access for commercial fishermen
  • To construct repairs from the landside
  • Provide new access drive, sidewalk and street trees, benches and guiderail

Solution:

  • The completed project repaired a heavily used public facility, providing coastal access for water dependent uses, commercial fishermen, recreational fishermen and the general public
  • Provided alternate dock for commercial fishermen