Drilling to learn what's underneath
September 2, 2021
The parking lot next to the WCA carving shed on Front Street was temporarily closed last Thursday as workers under the direction of Shannon & Wilson drilled soil samples from the property. The Anchorage-based environmental consulting firm is in Wrangell to examine several borough-owned properties for possible contamination, including near the Wrangell Municipal Light and Power generator building on Case Avenue. The Front Street parking lot was formerly a gas station. The city purchased the property around 2011, according to Capital Facilities Director Amber Al-Haddad....
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