By CBS Baltimore Staff

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan announced $13.5 million in funding for waterway projects in Maryland on Tuesday.

The announcement was made at the Ocean City Fire Department, which received $50,000 from the initiative for a fire and rescue vessel engine replacement.

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“Boating is not just an important part of our history and our culture, it is also an important part of Maryland’s economy,” said Governor Hogan. “The announcement of these new grants is yet another shining example that Maryland is open for business, open for summer, and open for boating.”

The funding will go to 60 projects in 19 counties including projects for public boating access and amenities, dredging of waterways, and equipment for first responders.

The state said these are the projects that will be funded in the fiscal year 2022.

Allegany County

Rocky Gap State Park
Boating Access Improvement and Bulkhead Replacement
$250,000

Town of Westernport
Boat Launch Improvements
$121,000

Anne Arundel County

Annapolis Fire Department
Equipment Purchase for Fire Boats
$1,100

City of Annapolis        
Adaptive Boating Center
$250,000

City of Annapolis     
Engineering of New Docks at Burtis Basin
$51,000

City of Annapolis      
Floating Dock Installation at Multiple Street Ends
$250,000

Green Heron Point, Arnold
Dividing Creek Maintenance Dredging
$147,000

Grays Creek and Hunters Harbor, Lake Shore
Maintenance Dredging
$222,000

Water Oak Point Road, Pasadena
Rock Creek DMPS Rehabilitation and Stockpiling
$375,000

Sandy Point State Park         
Boat Ramp and Marina Parking Area Improvements
$250,000

Boone Trail, Severna Park
Yantz Creek and Saltworks Creek Dredging
$110,000

Baltimore County 

Baltimore County Fire Department, Cockeysville
New Fire and Rescue Vessel
$15,000

Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Department, Middle River
New Fire and Rescue Vessel
$50,000

Gunpowder Falls State Park
Dundee Creek Marina Pier and Utility Upgrades
$200,000

Baltimore City

Living Classrooms Foundation Marina        
Improvements /Replacement
$350,000

Calvert County

Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons
Boat Basin Pier and Bulkhead Replacement
$200,000

Town of Chesapeake Beach        
Chesapeake Beach Dredge Material Placement Site
$250,000

St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department      
New Fire and Rescue Vessel
$25,000

Caroline County

Choptank Marina, Preston
Auxiliary Parking Lot Expansion and Permanent Surfacing
$150,000

Choptank Marina, Preston
Engineering for Redesign of Fuel Tank and Seawall
$55,000

Tuckahoe State Park     
Boat Ramp Replacement
$150,000

Dorchester County

City of Cambridge Municipal Marina
Marina Improvements
$250,000

Crocheron Wharf   
Repairs and Improvements
$250,000

Smithville Boat Ramp 
Ramp Repairs and Improvements
$250,000

Frederick County

Cunningham Falls State Park   
Boating ADA Improvement
$150,000

Garrett County

Deep Creek Lake State Park
Boat Dock Replacement and Boat Area Repairs
$200,000

Harford County

City of Havre de Grace     
Water Street Boat Ramp Parking Lot
$133,500

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City of Havre de Grace
Engineering for City of Havre de Grace Marina Dredging
$150,000

Kent County

Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Department
Fire and Rescue Vessel
$50,000

Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County Fire Department 
Water Safety Rescue Equipment
$24,000

Queen Anne’s County

Centreville Landing     
Parking Lot and Bulkhead Enhancements
$250,000

Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center, Chester
Boat Ramp and Pier
$250,000

Southeast Creek Landing, Church Hill
Dredging
$100,000

Crumpton Landing 
Boat Ramp and Bulkhead Replacement
$250,000

Somerset County

City of Crisfield   
Crisfield Depot Piers and Walkways
$90,000

Dames Quarter 
Boat Ramp Bulkhead and Pier Improvements
$150,000

Janes Island State Park
Boat Ramp and Transient Slip Repairs
$100,000

Smith Island
Tylerton County Dock and Harbor Improvements
$75,000

Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield
Bulkhead Replacement and Marina Site Improvements
$2 million

Somers Cove Marina         
General Maintenance
$100,000

St. Peters Creek Marina
Bulkhead and Finger Pier Replacement
$50,000

St. Mary’s County

Bushwood Wharf
Pier Repair
$125,000

Ridge Volunteer Fire Department
Purchase Fire and Rescue Vessel
$50,000

Snow Hill Park
Boat Ramp
$500,000

St. Patricks Creek Federal Navigation Channel 
Maintenance Dredging
$800,000

Talbot County

Easton Point    
Boat Ramp Parking Lot Improvements
$50,000

Town of St. Michaels    
Harbor Road Boat Slip Improvements and Water Connections
$30,000

Washington County

Greenbrier State Park
Boat Dock Improvements
$200,000

Town of Hancock          
Boat Ramp Improvements
$250,000

Williamsport Volunteer Fire & EMS
New Fire and Rescue Vessel
$17,500

Wicomico County

Cedar Hill Marina    
Bulkhead Restoration
$250,000

Worcester County

Town of Ocean City Fire Department         
Fire and Rescue Vessel Engine Replacement
$50,000

Town of Ocean City 
Channel #10 Maintenance Dredging
$248,500

Natural Resources Police Area 1 Marine Facility, Ocean City
Maintenance Dredging
$50,000

Pocomoke River State Park
Milburn Landing Boat Ramp Repairs
$100,000

South Point Public Boat Ramp, West Ocean City
Bulkhead Replacement and Improvements
$250,000

Statewide

Emergency dredging and navigation needs
$1,313,400
($100,000 General Fund)

State cost share for Federal Clean Vessel Act funding for the operation/maintenance of marina sewage pumpouts
$146,000

State cost share for federal Sport Fish Restoration Boating Access (BA) and Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) projects
$250,000

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Federal cost share for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service boating programs
$2.5 million

CBS Baltimore Staff