Barge Slip &
High Dock

Port of Benton’s barge slip and high dock are located in Richland, Washington, at Columbia River Mile 343.

The slip and high dock are leased and controlled by the U.S. Navy, with industrial access allowed upon authorization.

The Navy primarily uses the facilities to offload decommissioned nuclear materials for long‐term disposal at the Hanford Site.

Port of Benton’s barge slip is not a fully developed terminal facility.




Teresa Hancock
Port of Benton
Darrel Dye
U.S. Navy

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