Army Corps Terminates Menemsha Dredge Contract

The Army Corps of Engineers terminated its contract with J-Way Inc. Dredging equipment has been left behind in Menemsha Channel and along Lobsterville and West Basin roads.

Problems Mount Over Unfinished Dredge Work in Menemsha

The unfinished project in Menemsha Channel has come to a new impasse as town officials and the Army Corps of Engineers sort their options for dealing with equipment that the contractor has left behind.

Dredging Interrupted at Menemsha, But Problems Drag On

Three months after missing a deadline to finish dredging Menemsha Channel, the contractor has yet to remove its equipment.

Delay of Menemsha Dredge Project Is Not Isolated Incident

The dredging of the Menemsha channel isn’t the first Army Corps project to suffer from delays since the federal government approved more than $50 billion in recovery aid after Hurricane Sandy.

Still Unfinished, Dredging Project at Menemsha Is Halted

A major project to dredge Menemsha channel has hit a snag, missing a Jan. 31 deadline for completion and raising ire among Aquinnah officials over damage at the West Basin. Work cannot begin again until fall.

Fuller Street Beach, Eel Pond Reap Benefits from Dredging

With dredging season in Edgartown coming to an end, Fuller Street Beach has gotten a makeover, and boaters can look forward to safer passage in Eel Pond.

Sand Flies Up-Island as Menemsha Dredging Project Begins

A major project to dredge Menemsha Channel is underway, with a barge stationed on Menemsha Pond and more than a mile of piping laid along the shore between the pond and Lobsterville Beach.

Dredging at Little Bridge Begins This Week

A long-awaited project to dig out the Sengekontacket channel will begin early Monday. Enormous deposits of sand have collected on both sides of the bridge, blocking the exchange of water between the salt pond and the ocean.

Dredging Under Little Bridge Set to Begin Soon

A long-awaited project to dredge a channel that feeds Sengekontacket Pond is set to go this spring, now that Oak Bluffs has awarded a bid for project. Sediment has been piling up at the channel since Hurricane Sandy.

Jetty Rebuilding at Menemsha Set to Begin

A project to rebuild the two jetties at Menemsha harbor is expected to begin in the next two weeks, while a more controversial project to dredge the channel to Menemsha Pond has been delayed until next fall.

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