Local news- Press Release
Jackson County Mississippi - Fort Bayou Boat Launch Closed Beginning Sept 6 for Four Months 12 August 2022 ( news )
Jackson County , state Mississippi ( By Press Release office)
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Fort Bayou Boat Launch will be closed beginning Tuesday , September 6 , 2022to allow the County’s contractor to make several improvements to the facility . Pre - construction activity , including demolition work and arrival of pilings , will be take place the week prior and require the
fishing pier at the east side of the launch to close around August 22 .
The $382 , 885 . 00 project is
expected to take 4 months to complete
and will resul......t in:
Natural Kayak launch area
Regraded old bridge approach to match the boat launch drive
New bulkhead and rehabilitated finger pier
New shade structure over the eastern fishing pier
Repaved and striped parking lot
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to the public , but these improvements will ensure the continued enjoyment and use of the very popular Old Fort Bayou Boat Launch for years to come .
We would like to remind the public that there are many other boat launches along the Gulf Coast for their use . These other boat launches can be located by viewing the MDMR’s Public Access website at
https://gis . dmr . ms . gov/PublicAccess/
. For any questions about the project please call Matthew Hosey , Jackson County Project Manager at ( 228 ) 769 - 3088 .
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