Harris Announces Army Corps of Engineers Dredging of Ocean City Inlet
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, August 6th, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the start of dredging of the Ocean City Inlet. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was able to secure a USACE dredge vessel from their sister district, Wilmington, for dredging of the inlet. The vessel arrived today and will conduct five days’ worth of dredging over the coming week starting tomorrow, August 7th.
Congressman Harris made the following statement:
“I applaud the Army Corps of Engineers for taking the steps necessary to get dredging of the Ocean City Inlet underway. The fishing and maritime industry is critical to our local economy and community. This dredging is a high priority, and I am glad the Corps is getting the job done.”