Bridge work at Waterford Beach Park

Engineer Francis Bove of National Shoring uses an acetylene torch to cut the pipe of one of the six new bridge micropiles while at the construction site to replace the old wood bridge at Waterford Beach Park Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Bove was shortening a couple of the pipes so he and laborer Jason Steele, not shown, could place a metal beam across three micropiles so with added pressure from a jack they can test the static load of the new micropiles to check their load capacity.  The new bridge will be made of concrete to allow authorized vehicles access to the beach area.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments

Stories that may interest you

Teen Talk: A time to explore many different facets

Last summer, I heard about the opportunity to take a ski patrol course. Although an avid skier, I knew little aside from the fact that becoming a ski patroller would get me a free skiing pass for the coming winter.


Three Rivers graduates 'reach their goal'

The 563 graduates in the Three Rivers Community College Class of 2019 received their degrees and certificates on Wednesday.


New London officials address concerns over proposed city offices move

About 50 residents turned up for a public forum held at 6 Shaw’s Cove to discuss the city's proposal to consolidate and relocate much of its municipal offices into that building as part of a long-term lease that is being negotiated.


UPDATED: Somers clarifies proposed state assistance efforts for Smiler's Wharf

A pending bill that would provide up to $10 million in grant money to the Town of Stonington for infrastructure and other improvements would be solely used for the proposed Smiler’s Wharf project in downtown Mystic and not for other town initiatives.

TRENDING

PODCASTS