Shipyard in Kittery gets $33 million in upgrades

Shipyard in Kittery to get $33 million for upgrades.

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Navy is planning nearly $33 million worth of repairs and upgrades to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

The work consists of $25.7 million to conduct "critical repairs and improvements" to dry dock No. 3, as well as $7.2 million for engineering and design work related to the construction of a super flood basin for dry dock No. 1.

The projects were announced Thursday by Maine and New Hampshire's U.S. senators.

The shipyard is in Kittery, Maine.

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