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Massachusetts Oceanfront Demolition Methods & Practices



Throughout New England, there is no more coveted piece of property than Oceanfront. Throughout Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, the most valuable properties in reach respective states all share one consistent trait. Oceanfront.

Many of these properties date back dozens, if not hundreds of years. Prominently displayed on Rock Faces, private & public beaches, as well as harbors and inlets, these oceanfront properties provide homeowners & business owners with the ultimate views, sensations, and property value gains. Massachusetts towns such as Manchester-By-The-Sea, Beverly Farms, Barnstable, Edgartown, and Boston are just a few extremely highly-priced areas to live boating impressive homes and businesses that line the ocean.

As with all properties, it is inevitable that at some point your oceanfront structure will need modification, rehabilitation, or complete demolition in order to construct a new home or business. While these oceanfront views provide fairytale mornings and epic sunsets, the process in which these properties are worked on must follow strict guidelines and methods.

Boston Demolition prides itself on understanding these delicate jobs. Through decades of experience, we have mastered the craft of working on these often tricky jobs and providing clients with a worry-free experience that eliminates pollution risk and damage to local wildlife.

Let’s take the North Shore of Massachusetts for example. Boston Demolition has been utilized for various demolition jobs throughout Gloucester, Manchester, Beverly, and other coastal towns. When we approach these oceanfront projects, we first establish the non-negotiables. Examples of these non-negotiables begin with protected wildlife and land. Massachusetts has vast laws protecting wetlands, wildlife, particular vegetation, and more. Commonly seen throughout the North Shore is the protected Dune Grass (also referred to as Sea Grass) as well as the Eel Grass which is found in the water itself. Dune Grass, commonly found on the beaches of the North Shore such as Cranes, Wingaersheek, Prides, West and others provide structure to dunes with their elaborate root systems. Because of this structural importance, the removal and destruction of Dune Grass are not allowed. Boston Demolition is well aware of this protected species and many others and ensures to avoid any kind of interaction.

Alongside Dune Grass, the introduction of waste into the ocean of any kind often results in heavy fines depending on your area and location. Boston Demolition ensures that all job sites are cleaned frequently and professionally, utilizing waste systems, dust collection, and various other tools which prevent waste and debris from being introduced into the environment.

When removing larger debris around oceanfront properties, Boston Demolition does not hesitate to deploy commercial cranes and other pieces of equipment that provide great reach and versatility to intricate areas.

As a whole, Boston Demolition aims to provide each and every client with the most sound services possible. Whether that is precise understandings of local wildlife bylaws or the deployment of specialized commercial equipment, we ensure that each and every job is completed to the highest standards. If you have any questions or are considering Boston Demolition for your next Oceanfront demolition project, please do not hesitate to contact us!


Don’t hesitate to reach out and contact us with any questions, comments, or requests for quotations. We look forward to hearing from you!

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