Gov. Chafee Kick's Off Dredging Project at Quonset’s Port of Davisville

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and House Speaker Gordon Fox

Kick Off Dredging Project at Quonset’s Port of Davisville 

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Davisville channel has not been dredged since its original construction in the 1940s
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No taxpayer funds utilized to complete project

 

Quonset, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined with House Speaker Gordon Fox, the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) and Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) today to kick off a dredging project at Quonset Business Park’s Port of Davisville. The maintenance dredging will re-establish a depth of minus 32' below mean low water in and around the berthing facilities at the Port, and allow Davisville to accommodate the design draft of the car carriers that call on the Port. Requiring no taxpayer funding, it is the first dredging effort of the Davisville channel since its original construction in the 1940s.  To see the full release, click here