$310 Million Boston Harbor Dredging Project Approved

$310 Million Boston Harbor Dredging Project Approved
Boston Harbor, photo/New England Boating.

Dredging Today: [MA] Governor Deval Patrick applauded the signing by President Barack Obama of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill that provides federal funds to support the $310 million Boston Harbor Dredging Project.

According to the Army Corps of Engineers, dredging Boston Harbor will double volumes at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South Boston, and every $1 spent on dredging results in nearly $9 in return, yielding $2.7 billion in regional economic activity in Boston and across the Commonwealth.

Read more about the plans to dredge Boston Harbor.