Tag Archives: CSS Georgia

Last phase of outer harbor deepening begins

ShareSAVANNAH, 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.

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Solidifying the legacy of the CSS Georgia

ShareSAVANNAH, 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

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The ironclad’s last breath

ShareSAVANNAH, 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

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Wetland acquisition advances SHEP progress

ShareThe Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to make progress, most recently demonstrated by the completion of another environmental mitigation requirement.

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Contractors on pace to finish 5 SHEP-related features in 2017

ShareSAVANNAH, Ga. – To say Spencer Davis has a few irons in the fire is an understatement. As the senior project manager for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, or SHEP, Davis manages the multimillion-dollar project that has eight separate environmental … Continue reading

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A very SHEP Christmas

ShareAs 2016 draws to a close Savannah District is looking to the future. Here’s what the holidays will be like in a few years when the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is complete. On the 12th day after SHEP was complete, … Continue reading

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SHEP mitigation projects trucking along

Share Nearly two decades in the making, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, or SHEP, continues to gain momentum with more contracts awarded and new ground broken. In addition to progress made on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment and Dissolved Oxygen Injection System, … Continue reading

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Educators turn lessons learned into lesson plans

ShareSAVANNAH, Ga. – The school year continued for 15 educators who returned to the classroom to unearth ways to bring curriculum to life during the CSS Georgia Teacher’s Institute held May 31-June 3 at Georgia Tech Savannah.

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2015 – it’s a rap

ShareIt’s the end of the year, halls decked with cheer So it’s time to look back for the Corps of Engineers Projects so vast too much to count but here’s a quick bit for what we’re all about

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CSS Georgia’s parting shot

ShareSAVANNAH, Ga. — Ben Redmond and Matt Christiansen are breathing a little easier now that the most dangerous part of their job is over. The pair, along with a handful of engineers and technicians, spent the last two months inerting … Continue reading

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