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Subject:Unified Command Multimedia Release - Key Point Bridge Response - Baltimore
Date:Wednesday, June 05, 2024
Priority:Normal
Notice:

UPDATE 34: Multimedia Release: Unified Command salvage crews successfully remove final steel truss blocking the Fort McHenry Federal Channel<span-size:30.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black">

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<span-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black">BALTIMORE – Ten weeks after the collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, salvage crews successfully removed the final large steel truss segment blocking the 700-foot-wide Fort McHenry Federal Channel on June 3-4.<span-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black">

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<span-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black">Using concrete breakers, underwater surveys, and oxyacetylene torches, they separated tons of concrete roadway, cable, and steel rebar from "Section 4C" while removing debris with clamshell dredges.<span-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black">
 

<span-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black">On May 20, Unified Command had cleared the Federal Channel to a width of 400 feet and a depth of 50 feet, allowing deep-draft commercial vessels to access the Port of Baltimore. Full restoration is projected by June 8-10.<span-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black">

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Notice posted on Wednesday, June 05, 2024

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.