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New bulkhead to help fleet off-load gear


Tamico contractors continue work on the harbor's bulkhead project adjacent to the drive down dock on Monday. The bulkhead is created using sheet piles to create an open cell, which is backfilled with rock. The $1.4 million project creates an additional 65-feet of tie-up space to allow vessels to offload gear directly onto shore for storage. Vessels can off-load gear that may be too large to navigate across the drive-down ramp and also to store equipment which may be too bulky to transit the highway. Funds for the project came from the $10.8 million that funded the Drive Down ramp and float,...

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