New boat pens in jetty up­grade

Pilbara News - - News -

Work is com­plete on the lat­est phase of jetty and pen im­prove­ments at Ex­mouth Boat Har­bour.

Trans­port Min­is­ter Bill Marmion said the $1.4 mil­lion project had added 14 new boat pens to Jetty B, lo­cated on the north­ern side of the har­bour.

“These works are phase two of the Ex­mouth jetty and pen im­prove­ment project, with the boat pens cre­ated along seven new ‘fin­ger’ jet­ties,” he said.

“There a num­ber of boat users who ac­cess the har­bour on a ca­sual ba­sis as well as tran­sient recre­ational boaters.

“In­creas­ing the pen ca­pac­ity will en­sure those who want to use the fa­cil­ity can do so eas­ily and safely.”

Mr Marmion said the project was un­der­taken in con­junc­tion with the cur­rent $18.275 mil­lion Ex­mouth Boat Har­bour up­grade.

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