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Crystal Lake rebuild still underway


Mary Koppes / Petersburg Pilot

Several rows of incubators inside the new incubation facility at the Crystal Lake Hatchery are currently undergoing installation. Electrical work and plumbing are also being done inside the building, and construction is slated for a June completion.

Work on the new incubation building at Crystal Lake Hatchery continues, with completion expected in June. Though that's behind the original estimated completion date of March 2015, Loren Thompson, manager at the facility, said that's well before the building is needed again for incubation.

"We're not using that building right now...The first thing we need it for is to incubate eggs for our returning adults," Thompson said, adding that the typical timeline for that is early August.

Thompson said typical construction-related order delays account for the added construction time.

"As long as th...

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