Intracoastal Waterway


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In·tra·coas·tal Waterway

 (ĭn′trə-kōs′təl)
A system of artificial and natural channels and canals along the eastern and southeast coasts of the United States. It includes the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and affords sheltered passage for commercial and pleasure craft.
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Intracoastal Waterway

(ˌɪntrəˈkəʊstəl)
n
(Placename) short for Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
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In′tra•coast′al Wa′terway

(ˈɪn trəˈkoʊ stəl, ˌɪn-)
n.
a system of canals and naturally sheltered bays and channels, extending 2666 mi. (4300 km) along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the U.S.: maintained to protect small craft from the open sea.
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The company's fleet moves petrochemicals, refined petroleum products, crude oil, natural gas condensate and black oil on the Mississippi River System and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway for large midstream and global integrated oil companies.
The Landings Racquet Club, with its newly expanded gym, pool and Har-Tru tennis courts, is a big draw, as is the nature trail to the Intracoastal Waterway. The Halloween parade last fall was well attended by the many young families with babies who have moved here.
The last major barge collision on the Intracoastal Waterway shipping channel occurred in March 2014, when a 585-foot ship collided with a barge and caused 168,000 gallons of thick oil to spill.
The original plan called for both the Salt Ditch Canal and the Intracoastal Waterway crossings to be staged from an island accessible only by boat or barge.
Army Corps of Engineers specified the crossing reach a minimum depth of 65 feet within 25 feet of the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway. "In this way, there would be no danger to the existing pipelines on the floor of the waterway," Machicado said.
The Intracoastal Waterway is ideal, he says, because it is a man-made channel.
While patrolling the Intracoastal Waterway in the City of Hollywood, Florida, Officer Tim Nicholls observed a 24-foot cabin cruiser on fire.
of dock space at mile mark 42.5 on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Reagan will also stock John Deere generator sets and industrial engines at the site.
The impressive and secluded master wing opens to the lanai and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The soon-to-be 5,259-square-foot, waterfront Palm Beach County property is a Tuscan-inspired residence within walking distance to the beach and on a no-wake zone of the Intracoastal Waterway. It will feature a ground-floor grand master suite, guest cottage and covered outdoor living and dining area with a gas fireplace.