Pad for ferry construction starts today at Crescent Bay

Access to boat launch not blocked


Construction is starting today on new concrete pad and underground electrical installation at the Crescent Bay boat launch on Lake Roosevelt.

The 145-foot by 84-foot pad will serve as a site for the later assembly of a new ferry boat for the Keller Ferry.

The boat, currently being built in three pieces by Foss Maritime of Oregon, will be delivered for final assembly to the Crescent Bay site operated by the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.

National Park Service spokesman John Edwards said the schedule for that assembly has changed. The new ferry was originally scheduled for final ass...

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