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Work temporarily closes Oman's Creek boat launch


June 13, 2019

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

WORKERS TAKE offshore soil boring samples near Oman's Creek Wednesday as part of an effort to prevent the sediment buildup that closes off the creek from Lake Superior.


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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Oman's Creek boat launch and adjoining parking area was closed to the public this week as workers took soil boring samples on a barge close to shore.

The launch was closed Tuesday through today, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, to allow the work to be completed.

"This work is part of a site improvement project that is aimed at providing better public access and shoreline erosion control," said James Peace, the lead ranger at Lake Gogebic State Park. The borings are part of the $1.1 million proje...

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