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By Ben Muir 

Scow Bay Boat Haulout development conitnues to expand


Photo courtesy of Dick Somerville

Concept three, here, is the final design by Engineer Dick Somerville, which includes the same features as concept two but with more upland expansion, including wider water breaks.

Plans to develop the Scow Bay Boat Haulout have expanded, as the final concept proposed by Principal Civil Engineer Dick Somerville brings depth to the upland area.

In a meeting last week, Somerville laid-out the third concept for the renovation, which comes after the second concept was approved publicly but altered a bit to accommodate suggestions.

"It's only the earthwork that doubled in size," Somerville said. "Everyone agreed that concept two was good, but there could be improvements."

The changes will widen the uplands from one acre to two so there can be additional room to maintain...

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