What's Next for the Salem Willows Pier?
Wondering what's next for the storm-damaged pier at Salem Willows Park? You're not the only one.
The storm-damaged Salem Willows pier is still closed to city residents.
The good news, according to Salem Harbormaster Bill McHugh, is that the Willows pier was well-insured prior to being damaged and the insurance adjuster has been notified that it is currently in need of extensive repairs.
The Salem News is reporting this morning that bids for the repair project are expected to go out sometime this month.
McHugh also pointed out that the damage seen in the photographs attached to this post wasn't only inflicted during The Blizzard of 2013 - the pier has taken a beating during other recent high-water events, including Hurricane Sandy and even this latest round of winter weather.
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