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Corps Seeks to Dredge Milford Harbor Channel

Posted on October 12, 2015

By Jim Shay, ctpost

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed dredging the 10-foot-wide navigation channel in Milford Harbor, which has become shallow with sandy material.

“Natural shoaling processes and storm events have reduced available depths in the 10-foot-deep entrance channel in Milford Harbor … ,” said Project Manager Jack Karalius, of the corps’ New England District. “Given these conditions and current vessel drafts, shoaling within the project is limiting safe navigation.”

Only a portion of the 10-foot-deep, 100-foot-wide entrance channel would be dredged.


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