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Hear remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, specific to support by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the national Coronavirus response. These clips are excerpts from today's press conference in the Pentagon. The full event, including remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville; Army Corps of Engineers Commander Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite; and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Scott Dingle can also be viewed here: https://facebook.com/DeptofDefense/videos/2643688735757461/
Savannah District Mechanical and Plumbing Engineer Shahidou Mariko takes photos during a site assessment in support of COVID-19 efforts.
Savannah District Senior Construction Engineer Troy Funk (left) and Construction Division Chief Ken Gray conduct site survey in support of COVID-19 efforts.
The Corps of Engineers has been dredging sediment from the Savannah River since the 19th century. A crucial requirement for maintaining a deepened harbor is having a designated placement area for sediment. The Corps calls these designated areas “dredged material containment areas” (DMCA). And since the Corps must dredge miles of the Savannah River year after year, large containment areas are required.
Ordnance experts detonate an 81mm shell in place in 2010 on Camp Butner, North Carolina, as part of a Formerly Used Defense Sites program cleanup of the former Department of Defense installation. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Savannah District, oversees the FUDS program in the southeastern United States. The program encompasses more than 1,100 sites. (Courtesy image)
Rendering of what the new KC-46A Pegasus Hangar will look like once completed. Currently under construction at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, N.C., the facility will support the new KC-46A, a mid-air refueling tanker arriving at the installation in the summer of 2020.
A mock-up is shown of part of the future Cyber Center of Excellence campus. Buildings still under construction or in planning are labeled MCA (military construction Army). The CCoE is the largest military construction program in the continental United States and is scheduled for completion in 2028.

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Army Corps report recommends removal of Savannah River training wall
4/6/2020
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recommends removing the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile...
Thurmond closes 3 more boat ramps due to corona virus
4/3/2020
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials at J. Strom Thurmond Lake have closed an additional three boat ramps in cooperation with local law enforcement to help achieve the national individual distancing standards...

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SAS-2006-01728-SP (SHS)

County: Chatham Nearest Named Waterbody: Savannah River Overall Project Purpose: Expansion of a multi-use development.
Published: 4/7/2020

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has prepared this Draft Environmental Assessment (EA), and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for an emergency supplemental beach renourishment on the Tybee Island Shore Protection Project, Tybee Island, Georgia. The report evaluates potential impacts of the renourishment, dune construction, and an expansion of the previously licensed borrow area.