A Steep Stairway to Heaven in Truro
Last fall NETCO began a coastal bank staircase project in Truro and, after a long winter layoff, the staircase is complete. We think this design may be a prototype for staircases on steep and eroding coastal banks in the future.
The Town of Truro Conservation Commission reviewed the potential for erosion in the area of the coastal stair structure and came to the conclusion that the coastal bank area was experiencing an increased rate of erosion. The Commission was concerned that the erosion would cause the stairs to become unstable and unsafe…
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