The Ainger Creek boat ramp on Placida Road will close for repairs Nov. 18-27. Boaters are encouraged to launch from other public boat ramps in the Englewood area.

ENGLEWOOD — The Ainger Creek ramp on Placida Road is going offline to boaters.

Charlotte County plans to close the boat ramp Nov. 18-27 for $28,800 in repairs.

The county will be upgrading the ramp’s articulated mats and fixing the washout at the toe of the ramp. The repairs are part of a countywide boat ramp improvement project.

Construction is expected to last six days with four additional days to address any contingencies. For more information, contact project manager Travis Perdue at 941-764-4130 or

Boaters will not be left high and dry in the Englewood area. Here are some more public ramps:

• Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Park, 1000 South McCall Road, Englewood.

• Placida Park boat ramp at 6499 Boca Grande Causeway, Placida.

• Indian Mound Park, 210 Winson Ave., Englewood.

• Manasota Beach Park, 8570 Manasota Key Road.

• South Gulf Cove Park, 10150 Amicola Street, South Gulf Cove.

• The El Jobean Boat Ramp, 4224 El Jobean Road (State Road 776).

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