Dredging to begin near Shallotte Inlet Crossing, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard advised mariners Tuesday that dredging is scheduled to begin Thursday within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Federal Channel near Shallotte Inlet Crossing in Brunswick County, N.C. The project will continue 24 hours a day until Jan. 1, 2012. Dredge operators will monitor VHF-FM channels 13 and 16 to coordinate passage. Boaters should call the dredge 30 minutes...