Narragansett Bay Commission to start work on Pawtucket Tunnel

THE NARRAGANSETT BAY Commission plans to begin the Pawtucket Tunnel phase of its Combined Sewage Overflow project on Friday. / COURTESY NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION
PAWTUCKET – The Narragansett Bay Commission on Friday will begin construction of the Pawtucket Tunnel, a 2.2-mile, deep-rock tunnel that will form the third phase of its Combined Sewer Overflow project. The tunnel will be designed to keep untreated wastewater from entering the Seekonk and Blackstone rivers, and then affecting the Upper Narragansett Bay. The…

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