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A new open-bottom arch culvert replaces a dual-pipe design that was perched (raised) above the river level. The new culvert will allow fish to pass more easily and will help reduce the risk of flooding during extreme weather events. Credit: USFWS
A new open-bottom arch culvert replaces a dual-pipe design that was perched (raised) above the river level. The new culvert will allow fish to pass more easily and will help reduce the risk of flooding during extreme weather events.
Credit: USFWS


Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge culvert project improves wildlife habitat and public safety


November 3, 2017 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is close to completing an overhaul of a culvert on the Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge that will open the Yaphank Creek and restore more natural conditions for fish passage.

News release





Published on: Friday, November 03,2017


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