Category Archives: River

Riverfront Master Plan

Click image below to access the pdf file for Dartmouth College Riverfront On Connecticut master plan    

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Swim Docks in August

The swim docks have been open since July 3, and have proven popular with students, especially in the late afternoon.

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River Flow in July

As part of the new Dartmouth swimming dock project, we monitored the temperature and flow of the Connecticut River.  Below you will find velocity and temperature data for July.  This information confirms that the currents are within typical safe swimming … Continue reading

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Swim Dock Relocation

Dartmouth is proposing to relocate its existing swim dock on the Connecticut River. The preferred location is about 200 feet down stream of the existing dock.  The proposed access includes a pervious concrete path, stairs, an entrance kiosk next to … Continue reading

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Outline of a master plan for the riverfront

We’re working on a Master Plan for the 11+ acres of Dartmouth’s riverfront.  Click on the link to review the outline and let us know what you think.  Are there other items that we should include in the plan?

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Riverfront Concepts

Thursday evening several dozen students, faculty, and staff gathered to discuss Dartmouth’s riverfront. The College has begun work to create a master plan for its western gateway, 11+ acres of frontage on the Connecticut River. The goals of the plan … Continue reading

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Swim Dock Design Plans

The preferred location for the student swim dock is about 200 feet down stream of the existing swim docks.  The College filed permits with the state and town in February.  The proposed design will clean up the river bank, remove … Continue reading

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Student Swim Dock Alternatives Analysis

To expand upon the work prepared by the Student Swim Dock committee in December 2010, the College engaged Milone and MacBroom, Inc. to prepare an existing conditions survey of the riverfront.  MMI then identified other locations for swimming at the … Continue reading

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