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.

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.

Chilmark Steadfast in Objection to Army Corps Dredging

Reacting to an April 7 letter from the federal agency, selectmen sounded off about the decision to dredge Menemsha channel despite the town’s objections. “I’m not surprised but I am ticked off,” said selectman Jonathan Mayhew.

Dredging Menemsha Channel Poses Risks to Pond

This is to express my concern about the proposed project of the Army Corps of Engineers to re-dredge the existing channel.