THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Unstable dam in Taunton replaced

New structure said to end threat

By Scott Allen
Globe Staff / October 23, 2005

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

TAUNTON -- Working deep into the night, construction crews built a new stone structure to replace the sagging Whittenton Pond Dam yesterday, ending the threat that the 173-year-old wooden dam would fail and unleash a catastrophic flood on the downtown. (Full article: 697 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Connect with Boston.com

Twitter Follow us on @BostonUpdate, other Twitter accounts