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What are the benefits of the Turning Basin dredging project?

Excessive silt in the Turning Basin has made it difficult, and sometimes impossible, for larger boats to sail or motor into this area of the River, whether as part of a day’s excursion for shopping and lunch in Petaluma or as part of one of the many water-based events such as the Holiday Lighted Boat … Continued

Who is in charge of the Turning Basin dredging project?

The City of Petaluma is responsible for funding and managing this dredging project. The project went out for bid in mid-August, and the contract will be awarded (pending Council approval) at the September 19, 2022, City Council meeting. Click HERE to read staff report – (Coming Soon) For more information on the Turning Basin Dredging … Continued

What does the Turning Basin dredging project entail?

The current contract for the dredging of the Turning Basin entails the following items:  The removal, demolition, and disposal of the City’s Turning Basin Floats to allow for dredging. New float docks will be installed as part of a separate contract in 2023. The removal, protection, and reinstallation of the Petaluma Small Craft Center floats … Continued

Where will the Turning Basin dredging occur?

Dredging will take place within the Petaluma River Turning Basin, which encompasses the area between the D Street Bridge and the Balshaw Bridge (see map for details). For more information on the Turning Basin Dredging & Dock Restoration (2022), CLICK HERE.

How will I be affected during the Turning Basin dredging project?

The dredging and docks project will have the following impacts:  D Street Bridge Closure – Expect Traffic Delays & Detours The D Street Bridge will be closed to cars, bikes, and pedestrians (all traffic) Monday – Friday, October 3-October 18. The Bridge will be reopened Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9 and October 15-16. The bridge closure will … Continued

When will the Turning Basin project occur?

The project will start October 3 and is expected to end by October 18, 2022. In the event of a delay, the contractor has until November 30, 2022, to complete the project, per the permitted environmental window. For more information on the Turning Basin Dredging & Dock Restoration (2022), CLICK HERE.

Why is the Turning Basin and Dock Repair project happening?

Excessive silt in the Turning Basin has made it difficult, and sometimes impossible, for larger boats to sail or motor into this area of the River, whether as part of a day’s excursion for shopping and lunch in Petaluma or as part of one of the many water-based events such as the Holiday Lighted Boat … Continued

FLM Ceramics Studio

Project Name: FLM Ceramics Studio Address: 301 2nd Street [Map It] APN: 137-250-003 City Record Number: PLUP-2022-0016 Applicant Name: Forrest Middleton, FLM Ceramics Studio Date of Decision: On or after September 26, 2022 The application proposes an “Artisan/Craft Product Manufacturing” use in the T5 zoning district. The business would consist of a 4,000-square-foot professional artisan … Continued

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