MIDDLETOWN — Maintenance on the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn will be extended through Oct. 28, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
Weather permitting for completion of the project, the ramp will reopen with full access on Oct. 29. Until then, the boat ramp will be closed from 8 a.m. each Monday until 5 p.m. each Thursday, reopening from 5 p.m. each Thursday until 8 a.m. each Monday. The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp parking lot will remain open for the duration of the dredging project. Boaters who regularly use the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp can alternately use the Fort DuPont Boat Ramp, located approximately five miles north in Delaware City.