Black River Canal Dredging on Friday

Weather permitting, the City of Port Huron will begin dredging sand from the mouth of the Black River Canal on Friday, August 7th , 2020. During dredging, the Black River Canal will be closed to watercraft from the Tainter gate, located east of Gratiot Avenue, to Lake Huron.

Also weather permitting, sand dredged from Black River Canal will be placed in Lake Huron from Holland Beach to the south on Tuesday, August 11 th and Wednesday August 12 th , 2020. Due to the work, Holland Beach will be closed.

The contractor will be utilizing Gratiot to LaSalle, Conger to Holland to haul sand from the mouth of the Black River Canal to Holland Beach. There will be intermittent slowed, and stop and go traffic in these areas. We encourage the public to not park on these streets during this time frame.

If there are any further questions regarding this matter, please contact the Department of Public Works 810 984-9730.