PORT CANAVERAL, Fla.
-- Concerns about channel depth and buoys that may have drifted
during Hurricane Frances are keeping Port Canaveral closed to
said they werent sure when the port would be reopened to boat
traffic. Results on a channel survey that would determine if any
dredging is needed would hopefully be available Sept. 9, a
Stan Payne, CEO of
the Canaveral Port Authority, said in a news conference that there
were two critical components: getting the navigational aides in
place and making sure the channel depth is what it should
Two Coast Guard
cutters were en route to the port Sept. 8 to work on repositioning
the channel navigational aides.
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