Wrangell seeks 50% state funding for $2.3 million Meyers Chuck float replacement

The borough is applying for a $1.166 million state grant to go toward replacing the harbor float at Meyers Chuck. The 400-foot-long float is 57 years old, supported by steel pilings almost 40 years old, according to information presented at the July 11 borough assembly meeting.

Assembly members approved the application for state funding.

The float “has been in a poor and deteriorated condition for many years and needs to be replaced,” said a report to the assembly prepared by Amber Al-Haddad, Wrangell’s public facilities director.

Total cost of the harbor work is estimated at $2.332 million. T...


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