Planning for Mitigation and Resiliency Projects
Fairfield-South Benson Pump Water Station & Drainage Improvement - $289,972.91
The grant will be used to provide flood protection to more than 1,000 residences, a school, a museum, and Town Hall.
Fairfield-Planning Resiliency for Downtown Fairfield Using Green Infrastructure - $100,000
The grant will be used to provide guidance needed to direct all future development and redevelopment of downtown. It will incorporate green infrastructure that will reduce future storm water flooding problems.
Fairfield—Fairfield Beach Design of Beach Sand Replacement- $99,865
This grant will help make town owned beaches more resilient against future storms.
- Penfield Beach List of Drawings
- Penfield Beach Design & Maintenance
- Penfield Beach USACE Application
- Sasco Beach List of Drawings
- Sasco Beach Design & Maintenance
- Sasco Beach USACE Application
- South Pine Creek List of Drawings
- South Pine Creek Design & Maintenance
- South Pine Creek USACE Application
- Southport Beach List of Drawings
- Southport Beach Design & Maintenance
- Southport Beach USACE Application
Fairfield—Riverside Drive Coastal Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Study- $250,000
This grant will fund a study to determine needed infrastructure upgrades to alleviate damage from future flooding.
- Riverside Drive - Final Report (no appendices)
- Riverside Drive - Final Appendices
- Riverside Drive - Turney Creek Outfall Replacement Study
Milford—Pelham Street Planning and Design for Resiliency and Public Access- $150,000
This grant will provide funding to replace a seawall and a staircase on Pelham Street to reduce erosion and will improve public access to area beaches.
- Pelham Street Regulatory Consistency Evaluation
- Pelham Street Stair and Abutment Repair Drawings
- Pelham Street Opinion of Probable Costs
Milford—Crescent Beach Planning & Design for Beach Resiliency and Stabilization- $225,000
The proposed project contains 3 phases that will increase resiliency on Crescent beach and the surrounding area to protect the community against future storms.
Milford—Gulf Street & Welch’s Point Road Planning and Design for Stabilization & Resiliency- $275,000
This project will determine needed infrastructure upgrades and will stabilize the shoreline and harden nearby roads against future storms.
- New England District U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers Permit Application
- Gulf Street & Welch's Point Road Bank Stabilization Application
Milford—Walnut & Wildemere Beach Study for Resiliency and Stabilization- $325,000
This project will help make hard and green infrastructure improvements to stabilize the shoreline.
- Executive Summary & Plan Wildemere & Walnut Dune
- Wildemere & Walnut Dune Stabilization Project Plan - Final
Stonington—Coastal Resilience Plan- $150,000
The project is intended to be a comprehensive study of coastal resiliency and is intended to improve area infrastructure, housing, transportation, and economic development.
West Haven—Community Coastal Resilience Plan & Wastewater Treatment Facility Outfall Feasibility Study- $277,999.70
The project is intended to be a comprehensive study that will produce recommendations that will benefit housing, transportation, public facilities, and infrastructure.
Old Saybrook—Community Coastal Resilience Study & Infrastructure Evaluation- $125,000
The project will fund a Community Coastal Resilience Study for the Town of Old Saybrook. The study will produce recommendations for regulatory tools that will benefit housing, transportation, public facilities, and infrastructure.
New Haven—Residential Planning and Demand Analysis for the Redevelopment of Church Street South $500,000
The project will outline strategic goals for the redevelopment of a blighted and environmentally hazardous residential property. It will determine the most appropriate residential and mixed-use developments needed in the area, and will make use of planning initiatives included in existing storm water and flood mitigations studies. The plan will also evaluate current roadway design, potentially resulting in a new road and pedestrian corridor from Union Station to Church Street.
Westport—Downtown Westport Flood Resiliency Planning: Master Drainage Plan & Stream Study $630,890.37
This grant will fund a study of the major stream tributary that collects water from the upper reaches of the town and causes flooding in Downtown Westport. The study of current drainage conditions and issues will attempt to identify the causes of flooding and provide suggested improvement measures.
- Deadman Brook Watershed Study Presentation
- Deadman Brook Watershed Study Final Report
- Myrtle Avenue Bridge Replacement Specifications
- Myrtle Avenue Bridge Replacement Design Plans
- Downtown Resilience and Recovery Plan
- Hydrologic and Hydraulic Planning Stream Study
New London—Shaw’s Cove Pump Station Steel Pile Wall Reconstruction $54,701.50
This project will evaluate the Shaw’s Cove levee and reconstruction, which is a critical infrastructure component in the city’s flood control plan. Located in a vulnerable location, the levee protects the Shaw’s Cove Pump Station and the fuel holding tanks as well a variety of housing units and businesses and is in need of improvements.
Waterford—Climate Change Vulnerability: Risk Assessment & Adaptation $175,000
The study will focus on municipal infrastructure and natural resources most likely to be affected by future storms. The study will complete an analysis of its drainage infrastructure, roadways, and sewer pump stations in order to identify priorities for increasing resiliency.
- Waterford Climate Change Final Report
- Map Book A - Coastal Present 1% Depth
- Map Book B - Coastal 2030 1% Depth
- Map Book C - Coastal 2070 1% Depth
- Map Book D - Riverine Present-2030-2070 1% Combined
University of Connecticut—Scoping of Dredge Material Islands & Wetlands for Green Infrastructure Resiliency Projects- $317,709
This grant will fund a study to determine the feasibility, of using dredge materials to build fringe wetlands or offshore islands to prevent erosion and improve drainage.
- Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials Final Plan
- Appendix A- Ecosystem Services
- Appendix B- History of Marsh Management
- Appendix C- Case Study
- Appendix D- Policy Framework
- Appendix E- September Workshop
- Appendix F- Users Guide
- Appendix G- Coastal Resilience and Wave Attenuation
- Appendix H- Mosquitos and Other Pests
CT Rises—Long Term Planning & Recovery $110,594.40
Individual plans for cities and towns across the state will be developed to implement a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC), which is the most effective method of getting information and assistance to residents in a timely manner following a major storm. The grant will help develop a permanent portal for future disaster assistance.
- Letter to Guidebook Readers from CT Rises
- CT Rises Guidebook Planning for Long Term Disaster Recovery
- Sustainable CT
Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments—Regional Long Term Recovery – Land Use Resiliency Plan $100,000
The goal of the study is to create a clear path to recovery after future storms and plan for initiatives to build resiliency throughout the region. The plan will establish the overall responsibilities for emergency recovery operations as well as plans for responding to future storm events. This will be done by encouraging partnerships between local, regional and state governing bodies, the private business sector, nonprofits, social service agencies, emergency responders, and area residents.
- Long Term Recovery and Land Use Resiliency Through Community Flood Resilience-Executive Summary
- Long Term Recovery and Land Use Resiliency Through Community Flood Resilience-Flood Susceptibility Mapping
Department of Public Health (DPH)—Drinking Water Vulnerability Assessment and Resiliency Plan- $600,000
The plan will help identify vulnerabilities, as well as take measures to enhance resiliency in areas with drinking water supplies.
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)—Municipal Resilience Planning Assistance Project $1,205,450
DEEP will develop tools for municipalities in the four counties affected by Superstorm Sandy to assess the vulnerability of infrastructure (including waste water treatment plants, pump stations, roads, and public safety assets) to flooding from rivers and storm surges now and in the next 25-50 years when it is likely that sea levels will be higher. DEEP will create technical assistance programs for municipalities to test and evaluate their tools and supports that currently exist.
Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security (DEMHS)—Update of the State of Connecticut’s Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan $50,000
This grant will fund a plan to identify the State’s mitigation policies and capabilities to reduce risk and future losses. This task includes a review of the current plan, updating the risk assessment model, and determining a final outcome with FEMA.
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)—Development of a Data Management System & Decision Support Tool to Assess Water Availability & Sustainability $530,000
This grant will fund a study to address the predictive tools needed to evaluate the state water resource capacity, sustainability, and infrastructure. The proposal is for a pilot project in the southeastern Connecticut coastal area including New London County and part of Middlesex County.