The GPA is making every effort to ensure the Port of Savannah keeps pace with the growing demands of world trade through aggressive and innovative capital improvements on terminal. Outside its terminals, the GPA is working closely with federal and state agencies toward the approval of the proposed deepening of the Savannah River by up to six feet. This will allow the Port of Savannah to more efficiently accommodate larger cargo and vessel types calling the U.S. East Coast today, the frequency of which will grow exponentially once the Panama Canal’s expansion project reaches completion in 2014.
The Final General Reevaluation Report and Environmental Impact Statement are scheduled for release to the public for comment fall 2011.
It is very important that all perspectives are provided on the published study documents during the public comment period which will open when the documents are released.
Share your support for the SHEP with others and encourage their support. Public support of the project to the US Army Corps of Engineers is extremely important to ensure that the SHEP is approved and proceeds as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Becoming a SHEP Ally is easy. Simply fill out the SHEP Ally Registration Form for project updates going forward. We will need your help over the next year in moving the project to final approval.
SHEP Ally Registration Form
Your assistance will be critical to the successful realization of the Savannah Harbor expansion.
|Final documents submitted to the public for review and comment
|Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Review
|Office of Management and Budget Review
|Record of Decision