Port of Redwood City – Dredging Project

NOTICE TO RECREATIONAL BOATERS FROM THE PORT OF REDWOOD CITY

There are 2 upcoming dredging projects occurring simultaneously at the Port of Redwood City.

Port’s Maintenance Dredging – Wharves 1,2,3 & 4 Project

  • Dredging operations are expected to begin November 10, 2015 and will be completed by November 30, 2015.
  • Dredging will occur 24/7 until project completion.
  • Contact Information:  Contractor – The Dutra Group (415) 258-1588  Project Manager – Chris Milam (415) 218-6739

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Channel Maintenance dredging between the Port’s Wharf 4 to Westpoint Slough, Markers 14 to 20

  • Dredging operations are expected to begin Mid-November 2015 and continue until March 2016.
  • Dredging will occur 24/7 until project completion.
  • Contact Information:  Contractor – R.E. Staite (619) 233-0178  Project Manager – Walt Jellison (619) 571-1050

Boaters should watch out for the following equipment and vessels that will be involved in the projects:

  • Dredge Barges and Dump Scows
  • Survey and Crew Boats
  • Anchor Bouys – white topped with lighting

Recreational Boaters should consider the following:

  • Using VHF radio to alert dredge of recreational boaters intentions, channels 13, 14, 80
  • Be visible and attach lights for dredge/tugs/survey boats to see recreational boaters during nighttime hours
  • Avoiding anchor cables by keeping adequate distance from dredge.  Do not go alongside dredge
  • Avoid the middle of the channel used by contractor’s equipment and use outside edges of channel.

Contact the Port at (650) 306-4150 for questions or further information.

www.redwoodcityport.com

 

Westpoint Harbor

101 Westpoint Harbor Drive
Redwood City, CA 94063

(650) 701-0545

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