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Washington Harbor

Authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act of 26 August 1937.  The project includes work at two harbors:

      • Detroit Harbor – an entrance channel, 150 feet wide and 14 feet deep, and turning basin, 300 feet wide and 14 feet deep
      • Jackson Harbor – a channel through entrance bar 12 feet deep and 150 feet wide