DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WALA) – According to its website and Twitter messages, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab’s Estuarium is closed this weekend because of a mechanical failure.
The Estuarium is a popular draw for tourists and Gulf Coast residents because it highlights the unique habitats of the Gulf Coast.
On its website this morning Sea Lab officials issued this statement: “Due to a mechanical failure, the Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab will be closed from Saturday, August 23 to Monday, August 25. We will re-open on Tuesday, August 26 at 9 a.m”.
The cause and type of mechanical failure was not released by Sea Lab officials.
The Estuarium on Dauphin Island highlights and educates people on the coastal habitats of the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the northern Gulf of Mexico.