South Harbor dredging on hold until fall
March 9, 2023
The South Harbor dredge project has been suspended until this fall as the end of the environmental window approaches.
An estimated 29,351 cubic yards of material have been dug out of the harbor-about half of what the project intends to remove.
The last dumping of material in Frederick Sound was on Feb. 23.
According to Harbormaster Glo Wollen, the project has seen hard digging, causing the project to take more time and energy than anticipated even with the equipment they have on hand.
So far most of the work has been in the common area between Middle Harbor and South Harbor.
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