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Divers to wage blind battle against Baltimore's aging underwater infrastructure
Divers to wage blind battle against Baltimore's aging underwater infrastructure

Beneath the murky waters that lap the edges of this old port city, a team of divers will soon wage a near-blind battle against the deterioration of Baltimore's economically vital industrial waterfront. Much like the aged networks of water pipes, gas lines and stormwater culverts beneath Baltimore's streets, the more than half-century-old timber and concrete substructures propping up the port of Baltimore's piers have seen better days. "Some of our berths and some of our infrastructure does date back to quite a long time ago, and we have a continuous need to maintain it and keep it functioning," said Kathleen Broadwater, the Maryland Port Administration's...

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