Home » NEWS » Coast city begins dredging for harbor project

Coast city begins dredging for harbor project

BAY ST. LOUIS — Dredging has begun on the Bay St. Louis Harbor and Marina project

The Sea Coast Echo reports a barge began dredging sand this week from the Mississippi Sound about 500 yards from the foot of Main Street.

The dredging is the first phase of the $22 million harbor project. City officials hope the dredging will be complete within 60 days.

The harbor/marina is expected to be capable of holding up to 168 boats, which will range from 20 to 60 feet in length.

City officials say about 150,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged. The city will use the dredged sand to build the parking lot for the harbor and also replenish beach-front areas.


… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Megan Wright

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *