Rhode Island completes port upgrades to support offshore wind

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle

A Rhode Island port is ready to support offshore wind activities.

The $83 million expansion and modernization of Pier 2 at Quonset’s Port of Davisville is now complete.

The project extended Pier 2 by 232 feet, created a third berthing space and dredged the port to accommodate larger ships— enhancements crucial for the buildout of wind projects off Rhode Island’s coast.

The modernization effort, which was funded by Rhode Island voters, was completed $7 million under budget.

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