USACE Chief of Engineers tracks Savannah Harbor Expansion Project

Savannah District
Published Oct. 17, 2016


SAVANNAH, Ga. – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite visited the Savannah District Oct. 13 to track progress of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, one of the 15 most significant projects across USACE. Semonite met with District Commander Col. Marvin Griffin and personnel responsible for delivering the project. He presented coins to Jonathan Brodie, Carolyn Gomez and Scott Weaver, key personnel instrumental in managing construction of the raw water storage impoundment and dissolved oxygen injection system, two mitigation features of the SHEP. Semonite also met with Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) officials, who represent the non-federal sponsor of the SHEP. The chief, accompanied by South Atlantic Division commander Brig. Gen. C. David Turner, thanked GPA for their partnership in the effort, reinforced the importance of the project to the nation and cited his personal commitment to delivering the project.