Coastal Resilience Report by Janet Freedman
"Coldwell Street has been closed to vehicular traffic for several years and is no longer maintained. Portions of the road flood with tides >1 foot MHHW. Saltmarsh plants (spartina) were noted growing in the former road."
Photo description: marsh formation on closed road
Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:
- salt marsh (estuarine/protected)
- above mean high water (MHW)
Coastal infrastructure present at site:
- multi-use path or road
Type of other obstruction: boulders to block vehicular access
Vegetative cover of project area:
- sparse (
Dominant vegetative type within project area: grasses
Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:
Human impacts at project site:
- foot traffic
10/09/2018 | 9:00 am
0 hours 24 minutes after high tide
Conimicut Light (1.1 miles away)
Water Level (at time of report): 9:00 am, 5.9'
High Tide (Predicted): 8:43 am, 5.7'
High Tide (Observed): 8:36 am, 5.9'
Wind Speed: 5.3 MPH
Wind Direction: SW (218°)
Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.01"
Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"