VENICE - The dredging in the Intracoastal Waterway is about to begin in Venice.

The South Jetty walkway at Humphries Park will be closed beginning Monday morning, November 4th, according to the Herald Tribune, as part of the ongoing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintenance dredging project. The project is scheduled to run for several months and be completed before the end of the calendar year.

Work near Venice involves maintenance dredging within an approximately 5-mile stretch of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The walkway will be closed so the Army Corps of Engineers contractor can place the dredging pipe across the Jetty. 
A bridge span will be put in place to allow pedestrian traffic over the pipe while construction takes place. Once that's complete the walkway will reopen during the project.

Humphries Park at the South Jetty will remain open during this process; only the walkway will be temporarily closed.