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Project Summary: Sesuit Harbor, Dennis Dredging Project

Project Summary: Sesuit Harbor, Dennis Dredging Project

By on February 26, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Sesuit Harbor, Dennis Dredging Project: This is an annual project for the town of Dennis, that due to the Winter Flounder Time of Year (TOY) restriction (a more detailed discussion will be posted soon on this most important topic) requires the dredging to be completed by January 31st. The target volume was 13,278 […]

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Project Summary: Chatham’s Pleasant Bay Dredging Project

Project Summary: Chatham’s Pleasant Bay Dredging Project

By on February 4, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Chatham’s Pleasant Bay Dredging Project: Mobilizing for this project began on November 2nd, and continued over the few days as several sections of pipe had to be repositioned from Hardings Beach to Pleasant Bay. The disposal area for this project was along Scatteree Beach. Dredging started on Friday, November 5th and was completed […]

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Project Summary: Truro’s Pamet Harbor Dredging Project

Project Summary: Truro’s Pamet Harbor Dredging Project

By on February 2, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Truro’s Pamet Harbor Dredging Project Mobilizing for this project began on Thursday, Nov. 4th when the Cod Fish II began the transit to the north side leaving Mashpee enroute to Monument Beach, Bourne for the first layover. On Saturday, Nov. 6th the Cod Fish II was brought the rest of the way to […]

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Project Summary: Chatham’s, Mill Creek Dredging Project

Project Summary: Chatham’s, Mill Creek Dredging Project

By on February 2, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Chatham’s Mill Creek Dredging Project Dredging began on September 17th in Mill Creek with the County Dredge Sand Shifter. This project was needed to clear and maintain the Approach and Inner channel which had severe shoaling alongside the jetty. Dredging was completed on October 9th. The Pre-Dredge Survey (see below) showed a total […]

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Project Summary: Mashpee’s Popponesset Bay Inner & 1916 Channels

Project Summary: Mashpee’s Popponesset Bay Inner & 1916 Channels

By on January 21, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Mashpee’s Popponesset Bay Inner & 1916 Dredging Projects Two projects were completed in Popponesset Bay for the Town of Mashpee and the Save Poppy Bay coalition in October. A little background on Popponesset Bay. Save Popponesset Bay is the owner of 2/3’s of the Spit, with the eastern third, owned by Mass Audubon. […]

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Barnstable County Dredge | Updated Project Schedule 2022

Barnstable County Dredge | Updated Project Schedule 2022

By on January 20, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

The following is the updated schedule for the County’s dredge’s Cod Fish II & Sand Shifter. Both schedules include the projects completed to date, along with the Post-Dredge Volumes. For a detailed look at the Post-Dredge surveys for each of the completed projects, please visit the County’s Project Web Viewer at: Barnstable County Dredge Project […]

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What would Cape Cod look like without dredging?

What would Cape Cod look like without dredging?

By on December 27, 2021 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

What would Cape Cod look like without the Barnstable County Dredge Program?  What impact would it have on tourism, commerical fishing, and recreation? Lower Cape TV considers this question and much more in this excellent 15 minute video.  Understand why we dredge our channels, how we dredge, and what the unique challenges are for dredging […]

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