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Georgia Tech grad heads Engineering Division of Corps of Engineers district

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A Georgia Tech graduate has been named to lead the Engineering Division of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Tracy Hendren (BS 1994, MS 2006) assumed responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating and executing the engineering components of the Savannah District’s military construction, civil works, and hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste programs in March 2018. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-18

Hartwell Lake officials announce recreation site openings for May

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office will open the following campgrounds and day-use areas for the 2018 recreation season on May 1: [Read More]
Published: Apr-16-18

Corps announces Campground and Day Use Area openings at Hartwell

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hartwell Project Office, announces the opening of the following campgrounds and day use areas on April 1: [Read More]
Published: Mar-23-18

30th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby kicks off April 21

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The ever-popular Kids’ Fishing Derby celebrates its 30th year April 21 at the Blue Hole Recreation Area on Russell Lake in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina. Participants must be 15 years old or younger to fish in the netted cove purposefully stocked with fish for the derby. [Read More]
Published: Mar-21-18

Corps of Engineers completes deepening of Savannah harbor’s entrance channel

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, today marked the end of [Read More]
Published: Feb-28-18

Corps targeting applicants for spring turkey hunts at Thurmond

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host two turkey hunts in the Bussey Point Management Area in the spring of 2018. The management area will be opened to all hunters on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31. On Saturday, April 7 the Corps will host a youth hunt. Hunts will be limited to 10 individuals daily. Hunters who are selected may bring a guide or guest. The guest will not be allowed to carry a weapon. [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18

CSS Georgia ironclad recovery to be featured at Gray’s Reef Film Festival 2018

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A documentary on the recovery of the Civil War ironclad CSS Georgia by Savannah’s own Michael Jordan will make its debut as part of the three-day Gray’s Reef Film Festival. The festival, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, will feature several family-friendly films at Savannah-area venues. [Read More]
Published: Feb-06-18

Corps temporarily closes MaryAnn Branch Boat Ramp at Lake Hartwell

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Project Office will temporarily close the MaryAnn Branch Boat Ramp in Hart Co., GA beginning 12 February 2018 to perform parking area and traffic flow improvements. The ramp is expected to be closed for approximately four weeks with an estimated re-opening date of 9 March 2018, weather permitting. [Read More]
Published: Feb-05-18

Removal of tide gate in back river moves SHEP closer to completion

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 enhance the area for fish habitat. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-18