Shinnecock Inlet dredging begins in November
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Dredging is expected to begin next month at Shinnecock Inlet, which has become so shallow since Tropical Storm Irene last year that some large commercial fishing boats have shifted to Montauk.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week awarded a $3.875 million contract to dredge 128,000 cubic yards of sand and deposit it on the eroded beach west of the inlet at Hampton Bays. The work will...