Water-Related News

Burnt Store Isles perimeter channel dredging project

Beginning Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 through September 4th, 2017 (work will occur seven days a week as weather and equipment operation permit) weather and equipment operation permitting), the City of Punta Gorda contractor, Brance Diversified will begin the maintenance dredging of the perimeter channel in the Burnt Store Isles subdivision. The work will begin at the southern end of the subdivision adjacent to Palermo Drive and will progress north along the perimeter channel to the completion point at Terin Court. Boaters should expect navigational delays and need to exercise caution in the vicinity of the work and may contact the company workers through channel 78 on the VHF radio. The dredge will be located in the perimeter channel and will have up to 3,000 feet of 12 inch discharge pipe leading to the spoil locations. The spoil will be discharged directly into the canal system as required by the State/Federal permits.