Hurricane Barrier


Congress Passes Bill To Help Providence, RI WaterFire Event Go On

Congress has passed a bill that allows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to operate the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier during the city’s popular WaterFire event.


The New Bedford hurricane barrier was built by the Army Corps Of Engineers in the 1960's.

Hurricane Barrier Will Not Protect All New Bedford Homes If Irene Hits

It has been a long time since Massachusetts took a direct hit from a hurricane, but it’s very possible Hurricane Irene will hit the state in some form.