Army Corps of Engineers says federal channel near National City Marine Terminal hasn’t been dredged since 1976.

SAN DIEGO—The Port of San Diego and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Los Angeles District) will be working together to conduct a dredging project. The federal channel dredge will be conducted in the southern portion of San Diego Bay and is expected to begin in mid-February.The federal channel to be dredged, which is located three nautical miles southeast of the Coronado Bay Bridge and near National City Marine Terminal and Sweetwater Channel, will have a channel depth of -35 Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW). It will be the first time this channel, which is near the Chula Vista/National City border, has been dredged since 1976.

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