Repairing McGlinn Island's rock jetty


Emergency repair work on the rock jetty south of La Conner will continue through June 9 to protect out-migrating juvenile salmon.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is coordinating the project, which includes placement of thousands of cubic yards of cobble and sediment on the Skagit River side of the jetty. The repairs are designed to plug porous areas that have impacted outbound salmon this spring.

Until work is completed, fishers and recreational boaters must remain at least 300 feet from the construction area.

Only authorized access to McGlinn Island will be allowed while the jetty repa...

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