Dredging Proposed for Beals Harbor, ME

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Working Waterfront reports that the Maine Department of Marine Resources is considering a proposal to dredge Beals Harbor and Pig Island Gut Channel in Beals, Maine.

The project calls for approximately 100,000 cubic yards of silty clay material would be removed from an 18.5-acre subtidal area to a depth of 10’. In addition, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes a maintenance-dredging project in Pig Island Gut for an 80’ wide by 6’ deep channel and anchorage, which would remove 9,000 cubic yards of subtidal material consisting mostly of silty sand.

Read more about the public hearing on the Beals Harbor dredging project.