PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Sept. 21, 2018 –The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation, Natural Resources Division, announces the Solomons Boat Ramp will close Oct. 15, 2018 through April 15, 2019 due to construction. During construction there will be no access to launch, dock or remove boats from the water. The fishing pier will remain open during this time.

The upgrade project for the aging boat ramp, built in 1986, includes the replacement of pilings, decking and the concrete boat ramp. Among new features to be added are floating slips compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, a floating kayak launch and solar lighting.

Boaters can visitonlinefor a list of other boat ramps, launches and marinas in Calvert County. Learn more about the Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation, Natural Resources Division, and its comprehensive program of activities and park information by calling 410-535-5327 or by visiting online atwww.CalvertCountyMd.gov/NaturalResources.For updates on Parks & Recreation services, park availability, field closures and more visit Parks & Recreation atwww.Facebook.com/CalvertCountyParks. Like Calvert County Government onFacebook.