Older dams get maintenance work

Massachusetts public works engineers will soon be busy shoring up a older dams.

The state is providing more than $13 million to rebuild and shore up dams across the state, including $1 million for the Hoppin Hill Dam in Attleboro.

There is also work slated for dams in Scituate, Leominster, Marshfield, Cohasset and Nantucket.