State seeks vendors to remove ‘sunken barge’ from Providence River

PROVIDENCE – Despite no readily available funding, state officials after a three-year hiatus are renewing calls for a private vendor to remove a piece of abandoned industrial wreckage from the Providence River: a 114-foot-long “sunken barge” that has been “largely undisturbed” since 2017, according to bidding documents. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management on Jan.

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