Merco Marine donated $5,000 to the City of Wheeling, West Virginia Safety Force Dock Project. The donation helped spearhead the construction of a brand-new floating dock system to be used by Wheeling City Police, EMS and Fire Department. The new dock is located on Wheeling Island on the back channel of the Ohio River behind the fire station. The dock measures 8 by 60 feet with a 4-by-40-foot aluminum gangway for access. The sections were built at Merco Marine’s manufacturing facility and shipped to Wheeling on a flatbed trailer. The sections were unloaded on site and assembled within two hours. Merco Marine is a manufacturer of boat dock building components and accessories located in Wellsburg, W.V. The company’s website is www.mercomarine.com.
Merco Marine Donates Dock in West Virginia
Explore More from Quimby’s
The bright city lights of Chicago have attracted boaters to its waterfront docks and activities for decades. But for boaters looking to escape city surroundings and enjoy the great natural beauty of the Illinois River, there are nearby options on a portion of the Illinois Waterway flowing from Joliet to Ottawa (and beyond). Starting roughly […] Read More
Every year, Americans gather with friends and family to celebrate Independence Day. As the holiday approaches, experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Disaster Assessment and Recovery, DAR, Unit are encouraging Texans to take precautions with firework safety. ‘Fundamental preventative measures’ The safest way to enjoy fireworks is simply leaving it to the professionals, said Payton Morris, […] Read More