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Removal of Mill Street Dam in Pittsfield set to begin

August 05, 2019 05:50 AM

The removal of the Mill Street Dam begins on Monday in Pittsfield.     

The city has received nearly 3 million dollars to remove the 20-foot-high, 40-foot-wide dam.     

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The dam is located on the west branch of the Housatonic River.    

The city hopes the removal project will help protect surrounding infrastructure, eliminate a public safety hazard, and reduce flooding in the area.

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