Sunken Barge in RI May be Raised Thursday

View at the scene. Photo/USCG

Providence Journal: The barge that sank and turned upside down under the Pell Bridge [off Newport] may be lifted off the bottom Thursday, an official with the company hired to salvage it said.

Paul Hankins, vice president for operations for Donjon Marine Co. Inc., said the barge is thought to weigh 300 tons, including the equipment on it.

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