Sakonnet Lighthouse Restoration


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Location

Little Compton, Rhode Island

Client

Friends of Sakonnet Lighthouse, INC

Owner

Friends of Sakonnet Lighthouse, INC

Project Description

Structures North performed a conditions survey of this severely deteriorated and structurally unstable offshore lighthouse. Structures North was responsible for design, detailing restoration and structural stabilization work which included exterior repainting, incremental removal and replacement of interior brick liner, repair to cast iron wall and floor plates, replacement of all inter-plate fastenings, and complete interior and exterior cleaning, repainting and caulking.

Resulting in the most extensive structural rehabilitation ever completed on a brick lined cast iron plate lighthouse due to the unprecedented severity of its condition. This project was funded by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (50%) and Friends of the Sakonnet Lighthouse (50%).

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