SeacoastOnline: Details about a federal project to dredge sand from the bottom of the Piscataqua River will be revealed in about a month, while some coastal communities have already expressed interest in paying to import the dredged materials, said Tim Dugan, spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Dugan said the Army Corps has been studying the Piscataqua to “determine navigational needs,” with a focus on a “turning base” near Newington. The navigational needs pertain to cargo ships, and the turning base, he said, is where ships reverse direction.

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