US Army Corps of Engineers
Savannah District

Madeline Crocker, Savannah District assistant district counsel, is mentored by John Ballard, Savannah District assistant district counsel. Crocker and three other Savannah District attorneys are alumni of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Office of the Chief Counsel Civilian Honors Program.
It started during his time as an active duty Army engineer officer stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia, when Troy Funk got his first taste of what it would be like working for the Corps of Engineers. Now a USACE Resident Engineer, Funk is assigned to the mega Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.
Work continues on McCoy's Cut Diversion Structure. The project, which is 30 percent complete, is part of the environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.
Dr. Michael Evans of Evans and Associates Consulting Firm, facilitates a kickoff session Jan. 18 for the Savannah District Leadership Development Program Level 1. Evans will facilitate five other sessions throughout the course of the program, which ends in August 2019.

Latest News Releases

Thurmond Lake officials announce seasonal openings of recreation sites
3/19/2019
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Recreation sites at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake will open for the 2019 season on a cascading basis from March 29 to April 26.Campgrounds opening March 29:• Ridge Road Campground,...
Hartwell Lake campgrounds and day-use areas to open soon for 2019 season
3/19/2019
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hartwell Project Office, announced the April 1 opening of six campgrounds and day-use areas for the 2019 season.• Crescent Group Campground, Anderson...

Latest Public Notices

SAS-2012-00652 (SP-JNR)

PROJECT NAME: Spout Springs Road Widening. COUNTY: Hall. NEAREST NAMED WATERWAY: Duncan Creek. OVERALL PROJECT PURPOSE: To widen a 6.1-mile segment of Spout Springs Road.
Published: 3/15/2019

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has prepared a Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact to evaluate the potential impacts of modifying the previously-approved Savannah Harbor Expansion Project Fish Passage Mitigation feature.  The proposed modifications to the Fish Passage feature of the SHEP includes a river-wide in-channel fish passage consisting of a fixed crest weir with a rock ramp sloping upstream from the existing dam location and includes a low-lying floodplain bench on the Georgia side to provide additional high flow conveyance.