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$32M project aims to protect Mohawk River barriers from floods

Lock 8 in Rotterdam on Monday, February 25, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Lock 8 in Rotterdam on Monday, February 25, 2013.
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A $32 million project to protect dams from flood damage along the Mohawk River would preserve the Erie Canal’s historic nature and avoid the need for massive overhauls that could cost as much as $800 million. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Feb. 22 issued a letter responding to public comment on the Erie Canal Mitigation Project, a post-flood disaster effort aimed at minimizing flood damage to the movable gates that form dams along part ...

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