Leonardtown, MD – The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will be dredging the St. Jerome Creek Federal Navigation Channel at its entrance to the Chesapeake Bay, beginning on or about September 15, 2017.  The dredge duration is expected to be 7-10 days, depending on weather conditions.

The dredge will allow for continued safe passage of vessels for the recreational boating public, charter fishing, and crabbing industry.  Please exercise caution going through the area during the dredge operations.