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Start Date: 2008
Completion Date: 2020

Herring River Restoration Project, Wellfleet

Project Applicant: National Park Service and Herring River Restoration Committee (including the towns of Wellfleet and Truro) 
Project Location: Herring River watershed located within the towns of Wellfleet and Truro (including land in the Cape Cod National Seashore) 
Project Description: Proposed habitat restoration and reestablishment of tidal flow to the 1,100-acre Herring River estuary and floodplain. Proposed restoration actions include reconfiguration of the Chequessett Neck Road dike and tide gates, replacement of additional upstream culverts, addition of other upstream tidal control structures, wetlands restoration, and mitigation to low-lying roadways, structures, and private properties. 

Physical project files are available for review at the Cape Cod Commission Office Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact the Front Desk for more information, 508-362-3828.

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1M pdf
Apr 17, 2020
2020-04-17 HRRP Ph 1 DRI App Supplement
3. Comment: There has been a good deal of public interest in better understanding how funding, project phasing, and mitigation work will be coordinated …
19M pdf
Dec 16, 2019
2019-12-12-Herring River Restoration Project-DRI Application
Road (CNR) Bridge and Water Access Facility 44 3.B.2.2 Removal of High Toss Road Causeway 47 3.B.2.3 Water Control Structure at Pole Dike Road …
268K pdf
Jun 10, 2016
2016-06-16-Herring River Project-FEIS-FEIR hearing
at the hearing, or delivered or mailed to the Cape Cod Commission, P.O. Box 226, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 for receipt on or before the date of the hearing
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