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Transfer Bridge install moves dock project forward


Illustration courtesy of PND Engineers

This conceptual site plan from PND Engineers shows what the Drive Down Dock facility will look like once all the component parts are in place. Harbormaster Glo Wollen said she hopes the new facility will be operable by early March.

The transfer bridge of the new drive down dock drew quite a crowd during its Jan. 16 installation. Despite the downpour Petersburg residents came out, cameras in hand, to watch a large crane place the 140-long by 17-foot wide bridge.

"It is rated to haul anything that can go down the highway," said Harbormaster Glo Wollen.

Efforts continue on the construction and assembly of the float pieces, the next component slated to go into place.

"Currently what Tamico is doing is they're putting the float together out at their facility," Wollen said. "There are 13 pieces of float that all have to be...

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