Officials have announced that areas of the Barnegat Bay in Lacey will be dredged starting mid-August and be finished by the end of September.

The channels to be dredged include the Forked River, the Forked River Middle Branch and Spur, the South Spur and the "Elks" Channel, according to the DOT.

According to The Patch, "The channels will not be closed, but State Aids to Navigation will be removed as needed for the duration of the project".

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