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Developers taking a different approach on Lynnway seawall

Workers install and fasten sections of a shoreline stabilization mat at the North Harbor Development site which was formerly the location of Beacon Chevorlet on the Lynnway. The mat is used to protect the shore from crashing waves. (Jim Wilson)
LYNN — Instead of a traditional seawall, a development team will build a concrete stabilization mat to prevent erosion by breaking up waves before they reach the planned apartment buildings at the former Beacon Chevrolet site. Work is expected to be completed on the $1.4 million revetment this week, the first phase of the $90…

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