Tilghman Island Rich History Tilghman Island is nestled in the heart of Talbot County, Maryland. Formerly referred to as the “Great Choptank Island,” the island is only 3 miles long (4.83 kms) and a 1 mile (1.60 kms) wide. According to historians, the first English settlers arrived over 360 years ago in 1656. During the...Continue Reading
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that after 62 days of work their hopper dredger McFarland successfully completed emergency dredging operations on the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. The ‘Mac’, one of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the Army Corps, was called upon because high stages impacted...Continue Reading
The Cheboygan River dredging program is back on track after crews had to stop works on the project due to unsafe weather conditions in December, reported Cheboygan Daily Tribune. According to City Manager Tom Eustice, the contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company, has begun dredging again to complete the task. “It’s good to see them back here,” Eustice said....Continue Reading
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