$62 Million Contract Awarded to Dakota Creek Industries for Three New Vessels

$62 Million Contract Awarded to Dakota Creek Industries for Three New Vessels

At its meeting on September 1, 2016, the WETA Board of Directors approved a contract award to Dakota Creek Industries, Inc. for the construction of three new high-speed, 445-passenger ferries in an amount not to exceed $62.1 million. The three new 445-passenger, high-speed ferries will address capacity issues and increased ridership on the Vallejo route; increase the fleet to support implementation of new Richmond service; and ensure that adequate spare vessels are available to support uninterrupted operation of these services.

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