South Harbor dredging to begin this October

 

Map courtesy of Glo Wollen

This map displays the depths the South Harbor will be dredged to ranging from -9 feet to -19.25 feet.

Following a successful bid opening, the South Harbor dredge project is gearing up toward an October start date according to Harbormaster Glo Wollen.

South Harbor, which was completed by the state in 1984, has faced problems with the bottom of the harbor rising and boats going dry in stalls during certain stages of the tide, making them unusable.

Wollen said that since it was completed "we've had issues of the glacial rebound occurring and also with earthquakes and different things we've noticed that the harbor's entrance is closing off to a lot of vessels that are the proper size to be usin...



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