There will be a free coastal construction workshop at Milford City Hall Thursday, May 2,  at 6:30 p.m.

Residential Coastal Construction will include such topics as: Coastal hazards and risk management through mitigation, building against wind, flood, erosion, scour and wave damage, home design considerations, retrofitting, selecting the right building materials, windows, shutters, and skylights, elevating and other considerations.

The program is presented by mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and local building and code enforcement officials.