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.
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.
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.