If you regularly travel Rt. 5 through Athol Springs, you know its proximity to the lake can cause some hazardous conditions. Remember the #icecar?

Today the Buffalo News announced a $4 million project to build a new seawall, and the entire project will be funded by the federal government. However, it won't be ready by this winter.

"Given the timeline outlined by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers when it announced the project last year, it's possible construction could happen in 2019, although the Corps has not confirmed that," reports the Buffalo News.