Block Island Times

Cables at beach being surveyed, again

National Grid and Deepwater Wind/Ørsted continue to collect information that will be used to design the reinstallation of sections of the electric transmission cables that became exposed in the surf zone at the Fred Benson Town Beach.
As part of that effort, simultaneous benthic surveys of both National Grid’s sea2shore cable and Deepwater Wind/Ørsted’s export cable will be conducted beginning next week. A specific start date has not yet been determined.
The surveys were scheduled to begin on Oct. 9 and run to Oct. 19 in a designated area off of Town

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