December 2, 2023
Port of San Diego headquarters. Photograph by Chris Stone

The Port of San Diego Thursday introduced the closure of west aspect floating docks, which sustained structural harm, on the Shelter Island boat launching ramp.

“Consultants are working shortly to evaluate the trigger and extent of the harm, decide what repairs are wanted, and to schedule repairs,” port officers stated in a press release. “Within the meantime, the port urges boaters to make use of warning when utilizing the boat launch ramp.”

Port officers stated that with solely the east aspect floating docks accessible, boaters could expertise backups and delays, particularly on Independence Day subsequent week.

In addition they requested the general public to be affected person with deliberate repairs, and stated they’ll hold residents knowledgeable on when the west-side docks are reopened.

The San Diego Bay has 4 boat launching ramps, that are free for boaters to make use of.

Together with Shelter Island, ramps are at Bayfront Park/J Road Marina Park in Chula Vista, Glorietta Bay in Coronado and Pepper Park in Nationwide Metropolis. Extra data is at

–Metropolis Information Service