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Key progress made in Arizona Memorial access

  • Video courtesy Pearl Harbor National Memorial

    A National Park Service contractor nudged a 105-foot floating concrete dock back into place Wednesday at the USS Arizona Memorial as repairs proceed to resume walk-on access to the sunken battleship memorial.

  • COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

    Boat crews Wednesday nudged a 105-foot floating concrete dock back into place adjacent to the USS Arizona Memorial. The anchoring system for the dock failed 14 months ago, putting a stop to walk-on access. A new anchoring system is in place, and walk-on access is expected to resume by October.

  • COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

    The end of the USS Arizona Memorial where up to 5,000 people a day used to cross from the floating dock to the memorial remains disconnected from a metal bridge that provided access.

A more than $2.1 million project to restore walk-on access to the USS Arizona Memorial is getting closer to completion, with a 105-foot floating concrete dock repositioned next to the memorial and a new anchoring system in place beneath it. Read more

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