Corps, Port of Hueneme celebrate completion of harbor-deepening project
Col. Julie Balten, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, center, along with Oxnard Harbor District Commissioner Celina Zacarias, left, and Oxnard Harbor District Vice President Mary Anne Rooney, right, as well as several others celebrate after cutting the ribbon during a ceremony for the completion of the deepening of Port Hueneme Harbor June 28 at Port Hueneme, California. Also pictured are members of the Port of Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Curtin Maritime, KPFF, Naval Base Ventura County, City of Port Hueneme and representatives from Congresswoman Julia Brownley’s office and Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin’s office. The deepening of the harbor from 35 to 40 feet will enable the port to accommodate larger vessels, which support not only the nation’s economy, but also national defense.

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