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Burnt Store Isles Perimeter Channel Dredging Project

Post Date:06/21/2017 6:00 AM
BSI Perimeter ChannelBurnt Store Isles Perimeter Channel Dredge Project: The City of Punta Gorda contractor, Brance Diversified, has begun the maintenance dredging of the perimeter channel in the Burnt Store Isles subdivision (work will occur seven days a week as weather and equipment operation permit).  The dredge is adjacent to Palermo Drive and will progress north along the perimeter channel to the completion point at Terin Court.  Boaters should expect navigational delays and need to exercise caution in the vicinity of the work and may contact the company workers through channel 78 on the VHF radio.  The dredge will be located in the perimeter channel and will have up to 4,000 feet of 12 inch discharge pipe leading to the BSI Southspoil locations.  The spoil will be discharged directly into the canal system as required by the State/Federal permits.

 The first spoil location will be the southernmost basin between Monaco Drive and Palermo Drive which will be blocked by turbidity screens.  Homeowners in this basin will need to contact Joost Derijk (952-999-3122), Chris Hays (727-580-2481), or Seth Mayhall (337-793-6740) to schedule their exit and reentry from the work area.  The affected addresses are 800-842 Monaco Drive, 363-375 Portofino Drive, and 5018-5052 Palermo Drive.
 Short Range Schedule of dredge areas:
June 17 through July 6, 2017; 5007-5025 Palermo Drive, 300-355 Trieste Drive, and 300-307 Portofino Drive.
July 7 through July 14, 2017; 5016-5068 San Massimo Drive.
July 15 through August 4, 2017; 513-739 Macedonia Drive.
For additional information on this project, please contact City Project Manager,Gary Disher, Punta Gorda Public Works Department at (941) 575-5021 between the business hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday.

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