Boat Launch Not Repaired - - Jackson, MS

Boat Launch Not Repaired

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RANKIN COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - There are no plans to repair the middle boat launch ramp at the Fannin Landing site on the Barnett Reservoir. 

It has been in a state of disrepair for over a year. 

There are plans to move the whole launch, further to the south and build a brand new facility in about a year. 

Reservoir Manager John Sigman said, "We are planning to expand that facility. We will move a little bit to the south, and build a completely new ramp, with modern type piers, etc. And we just didn't want to put the money into this one, when in less than a year we plan on having a new ah a new ramp in that area. It would conflict with commercial development that's already been leased in that area, in terms of Arbor Landing's commercial area, which includes restaurants, shops and even a grocery store.

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