Assembly OKs $115,000 to fix damaged barge ramp flotation tank
November 18, 2021
It will be spring before the city barge ramp is back in operation, with repairs taking several months longer than expected. Until then, the weekly Alaska Marine Lines freight barges will have to continue to side-tie at the former sawmill dock at the Marine Service Center.
The borough assembly at its Nov. 9 meeting authorized $115,000 for the project to fix the damaged barge ramp flotation tank.
Workers last month pulled the tank off the end of the barge ramp for repairs of a leak that had reduced its buoyancy.
A local contractor, Tim Heller, of Heller High Water, was doing piling work at th...