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Lake Redwood dredging project about 1/3 accomplished

A sandy island that has formed on Lake Redwood from overflow sediment is currently being removed. Photos courtesy of JF Brennan Company

On Wednesday morning, the firm dredging Lake Redwood, JF Brennan Company announced it has removed 230,000 cubic yards of sediment removed from the lake. That amounts to 35 percent, a little over a third, toward the 650,000 cubic yard goal.

The dredge, the Michael B., continues to work 24 hours per day, six days per week, moving in a southerly direction. Removal of a sand island has just begun

With the Fourth of July holiday approaching, the JF Brennan crew will be taking time off to celebrate Independence Day. The Michael B. will rest from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 1 until 6 a.m. on Wed, July 6

Photos courtesy of JF Brennan Company

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