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Category Archives: SHEP
If you’re interested in our plans for a fish passage near Augusta, Georgia, this post is for you. We launched a webpage today on the future of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam, and the process to get there. … Continue reading
SAVANNAH, Ga. – In case you missed it, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, marked the end of deepening of the outer Savannah harbor last week. Only final touches remain in this $134 million project to deepen the entrance … Continue reading
As cold weather gripped the nation and temporarily stalled work in cities across the South in the new year, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project continued to check items off its to-do list.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The removal of a 1970s-era structure from the Savannah River’s Back River marks another major milestone in the deepening of the nation’s fourth busiest container port. It also returns the Back River to its natural width to … Continue reading
SAVANNAH, Ga. – A massive dredging effort began Dec. 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – After more than a quarter century of diving and painstaking research, archaeologists who worked to recover the CSS Georgia wrapped up their operations, Aug. 2, with a public presentation at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah, … Continue reading
SAVANNAH, Ga. – I stood aboard the CSS Georgia recently and it was surreal. The hulking, 67-ton section of the west casemate – still dripping with seawater – reeked of rotting mussels and more than a century of sunken detritus. … Continue reading
The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to make progress, most recently demonstrated by the completion of another environmental mitigation requirement.
We are aware of concerns in the community about the future of the New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam (NSBL&D) and changes in the proposed fish passage. We believe there are presently some assumptions or misinformation circulating within the community … Continue reading
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Studies are underway to determine a solution for the future of the New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam, and we are seeking public input.