USACE to Conduct Boston Harbor Navigation Study

Friday, August 23, 2002
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a feasibility study and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to determine the navigation-related needs of the harbor, port facilities, and harbor users of Boston Harbor. Without deepening portions of the waterways, users will continue to experience tidal related inefficiencies, the port will be unable to accommodate new larger vessels, and cargo will be redirected to other ports. The Corps will conduct a meeting on this issue in South Boston on September 5, 2002.
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