Crews begin removing abandoned boats in SC’s Folly Beach
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Folly Beach has begun removing more than a dozen abandoned boats in its waterways.
On Monday, crews started removing 14 boats and one large piece of marine debris out of the water.
WCSC-TV reports the $110,000 project is expected to take two months, with some removals being as easy as towing a boat to shore, while others will require a lot more time and need more equipment.
Last month, the contract for the work was awarded to Mainstream.
City officials expect the work to be done by mid-August.
The City of Charleston is also set to remove five abandoned boats in its waterways costing a total of $50,000. That work will also be done over the next few months.
Information from: WCSC-TV, http://www.wcsc.com