Dredging Planned for Somerset County Later This Year

Feb 6, 2015

Crisfield Harbor
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The Army Corps of Engineers is planning on doing some dredging in Somerset County.

They are eyeing Smith Island and Crisfield Harbor.

Roads Department Director George Barnes told the Salisbury Daily Times that he expected the Corps in February to inspect look for sites where some 350-thousand cubic yards of dredged spoil can be located.

He hopes the dredging can get under way by this spring or summer.

Barnes is also looking at the Wenona Marina project which including adding boat slips, electricity and a sewer outstation.

Another project involves improvements of the Deal Island Marina where work has been finished on bulkheading and finger piers.

Water and electricity also work began this month.