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Brunswick Harbor Modifications, Georgia

PROJECT NAME AND STATEBrunswick Harbor Modifications, GA

AUTHORIZATION:  This study is authorized under Water Infrastructure Improvements to Nation (WIIN) Act 2016 - P.L. 114-322.  SECTION 1201, The Corps of Engineers may conduct feasibility studies for the following navigation, flood damage reduction, hurricane and storm damage reduction, ecosystem or environmental restoration, water conservation, water supply, flood control, reservoir, and recreation projects: (12) Brunswick Harbor, Georgia.



Estimated Federal Cost          $15,000,000

Estimated Non-Federal Cost


Total Estimated Cost

  $ 3,000,000

Allocation thru FY 2018


Allocation for FY 2019


Programmed Balance to Complete After FY 2019


President's Budget for FY 2020   $0


LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION:  Navigation.  The study area includes the Brunswick Harbor, located in the lower part of southeastern Georgia on the Atlantic Coast, south of Savannah.  The study will investigate the possible harbor improvements to the Brunswick Harbor Federal Navigation Project, Glynn County, Georgia, which could be justified for the purpose of improving vessel safety and handling concerns in specific confined areas of the harbor.  The study will incorporate environmental and economic considerations associated with the widening of the existing bend at Cedar Hammock and Brunswick Point Cut Ranges and extension of the northwest side of the existing South Brunswick River Turning Basin.

ACTIVITIES FOR FY 2019: Revise and approve the Project Management Plan and draft the Review Plan including scope, schedule, and budget; conduct an Alternatives Milestone Meeting.

ACTIVITIES FOR FY 2020:  Draft reports and documents leading to the Tentatively Selected Plan, complete cost estimate, DQC and ATR reviews, prepare for and provide documents leading to MSC Agency decision, and release for public and agency review.



Alternatives Milestone

15 Jul 2019

Tentatively Selected Plan

09 Apr 2020

Agency Decision Milestone

09 Oct 2020

Signed Chief’s Report

27 Dec 2021

ADMINISTRATION POSITION:  The project is consistent with current Administration policy.

ACTION OFFICER:  Margarett (Mackie) McIntosh                                  11 June 2019