By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel 

Borough goes to bid for corrosion-preventing anodes on Heritage Harbor pilings


September 13, 2023

The borough this week went out to bid for a contractor to supply and install corrosion-preventing aluminum anodes on the steel pilings at Heritage Harbor. The job is estimated at $1.5 million.

The plan is for the contractor to start work in February and finish by April 2024, Harbormaster Steve Miller said last week. Bids are due Oct. 2.

The pilings for the harbor floats “are still in good shape,” Miller said, but are starting to corrode. Anodes were not included in the job specifications when Heritage was built. The harbor and its floats were completed in 2009.

Anodes, usually zinc or aluminum...

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