“It takes a storm to get people together. Finally, we’re going forward.”
– Bridgeport Resident
Resilient Bridgeport is a prototype for the region’s coastal cities. Led by the State of Connecticut, it consists of a resilience strategy and pilot projects focused on protecting homes, businesses and infrastructure in the South End of Bridgeport from chronic and acute flooding in order to foster long-term prosperity in the neighborhood. Resilient Bridgeport is part of the Connecticut Department of Housing Sandy Recovery and National Disaster Resilience programs funded by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery program under Public Law 113-2.