Block Island Times

Exposed cables to be reinstalled by 2021

Exposed sections of the transmission cables at the Fred Benson Town Beach will be reinstalled using horizontal directional drilling from the dunes, with completion of the project expected to be April of 2021.
This is good news for Town of New Shoreham officials, who had requested that the cables be reburied at their proper depth. The two cables belong to National Grid and Deepwater Wind/Ørsted.
“The great news for the project is that through all of the iterations and all of our communications — the only real sustainable solution was to lower that

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