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Packery Channel groundbreaking ceremony set for Friday

Packery Channel groundbreaking ceremony set for Friday
Posted at 6:48 AM, Jan 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-07 07:48:05-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The City of Corpus Christi will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony for the Packery Channel restoration project on Friday afternoon.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency put up $13.5 million for the work. It includes the restoration of the channel's infrastructure and walkways, damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

It caused an estimated $14 million in damage to the channel.

Today's groundbreaking will be at 1 p.m.