A construction barge is removing the DeHart’s marina in Auke Bay this week. The work is the first phase of the Statter Harbor master plan.
CBJ Port Director Carl Uchityl expects the project to be complete by May of next year.[quote]At the Statter Harbor facility we’re decommissioning the DeHart’s marina. And so what you see down there is a construction barge from Pacific Pile and Marine of Seattle. And what they’re doing this week is demolishing the old facility and once that is cleared out. They’ll remobilize with two new floats that will be attached to the existing Statter Harbor facility. And that’s where we’ll move the harbor patrons at the old DeHart’s into the new facility at Statter Harbor.[/quote]
In addition to new floats at Statter Harbor, other repairs and additions will be made, including a new fuel float.
The Statter Harbor Master Plan has four phases. Phase 2 and 3 is a new boat launch, additional parking and a new haul out facility. Phase 4 is a long term plan to add a commercial float to support whale watching boats and fishing charters.
- Stuart DeWitt, Nick Davis and Joe Thompson were inducted into the Gold Medal Hall of Fame.
- On Saturday at the Juneau Lions Club 71st Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Lion Steve Brandner was chosen as the recipient of the Walter A. Soboleff Achievement Award, the tournament’s highest honor.
- Shutting down the oil platforms will allow Hilcorp to reduce the amount of natural gas flowing in the leaking pipeline.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.