USACE and VIPA to hold meeting on Christiansted Harbor project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will next week hold a public meeting regarding a proposed Christiansted Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study.

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The meeting will take place Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in the Cruise Lounge of the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport Terminal on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, beginning at 6 p.m. (Atlantic Standard Time).

The proposed study will evaluate maneuverability, dimension and navigational safety in Christiansted Harbor in partnership with the U.S. Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA), which is the study’s non-federal sponsor.

The purpose of the Christiansted Harbor Navigation Study is to reduce risks to health and life safety from channel navigability. The objectives of the study include: reduce risk to health and life safety; and explore opportunities to increase economic benefits in the study area.