Big Pass Dredging Permit Approved, Sarasota, FL near GIWW Statute Mile 72
Good news for Sarasota boaters! Big Sarasota Pass which, with its frequent channel shifts and shoals, connects the Gulf with the Gulf Waterway and the southern tip of Sarasota Bay. No time line is given for the dredging project.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has granted a permit to dredge Big Pass as part of a Lido Key shoreline re-nourishment project.
State grants permit for proposed Big Pass dredge from YourObserver.com