The sight of backhoes and dirt piles at the SugarHouse casino site this week has angered a group of local archaeologists and historians, who say the excavation work could disturb potentially important relics.
SugarHouse got permission from the Army Corps of Engineers on Aug. 1 to begin limited work to install test pilings, as well as to remove underground obstructions.
The company said it needs to complete the work to move ahead with construction bids for the casino project along Delaware Avenue at Frankford Avenue.
Monday, August 11, 2008
Archaeology group says work at casino site could disturb relics