Mike Cole of Iron Works Excavating, Baileys Harbor, operates a back hoe on a barge for dredging the Algoma Marina on Jan. 21. The dredging continues through mid-February.
Dredging in the Algoma Marina continues in an effort to restore water depth for safe boating navigation.
Dredging began in late December and is about 50 percent complete. Dependent on weather, dredging will continue through January and February for a target completion of March 1. The company performing the dredging is Iron Works Construction, Baileys Harbor, owned by Mike Cole.
An increase in silt and organic materials deposited in the harbor and decreased lake water levels have combined for the perfect storm of problems and complaints from boaters in 2012. The conditions of the marina ...