By Dan Rudy 

Shoemaker rebuild coming along after clean bill of health


January 25, 2018

WRANGELL — Following a clean bill of health from contaminants testing of dredge material at Shoemaker Bay, the harbor restoration project looks to be continuing on schedule.

Department of Transportation and Public Facilities match grant funding in the amount of $5,000,000 was approved for the project in this year’s budget, enabling replacement of the harbor’s aging float network. The wooden float structure is in a deteriorated state, with one of its five finger piers currently unusable.

Wrangell Harbor Department’s plan will be to replace these with a four-finger float of a more mod...

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