Cape Cod National Seashore and Town of Eastham Announce Nauset Light Beach Road Relocation Project

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Date: January 21, 2020

Get in touch with: Brian Carlstrom, 508-957-0701

WELLFLEET, Mass. – Officers from the Town of Eastham and Cape Cod Countrywide Seashore have declared a task to relocate Nauset Light Beach Highway in Eastham to retain entry for shoreline residents.
The southern portion of Nauset Light Beach front Street in Eastham is being relocated due to advancing shoreline erosion. The task is anticipated to be done late this spring. Eastham City Administrator Jacqui Beebe announced, “Today, erosion has progressed to the level wherever it is near to encroaching on the highway, and everlasting loss of road security is imminent. This city-owned street delivers the only obtain to about two dozen houses in the location. The Office of Community Operates will commence tree removing starting this/up coming week with further operate to comply with as temperature lets.”

For needs of community security and crisis access, the Town of Eastham is relocating the highway westward about a person-quarter mile following to the A few Sisters Lighthouses. The city has collaborated extensively with Cape Cod National Seashore and engaged with area people. The national seashore has permitted the construction of the street inside the seashore to assure citizens risk-free obtain to their houses. “We respect the cooperative work with the City of Eastham to maintain secure obtain for the home homeowners on Nauset Mild Seaside Street,” stated Superintendent Carlstrom.

The 20’ large roadway will be about just one-quarter mile very long and will join with Cummings Lane, also identified as Nauset Mild Beach front Road. It will be a “native stone” sand and gravel street. At some point in the potential, electrical, interaction, and h2o company line utilities will be put in in just the roadway structure. A smaller off-road parking region for the 3 Sisters Lighthouses is involved as aspect of the task. Road grading function is anticipated to be accomplished in the spring.

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