Post 45 Construction Kickoff
Post 45 Construction Kickoff
The Charleston District participated in the kickoff celebration with the South Carolina Ports Authority for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project construction phase. The project will deepen the federal channel to 52 feet to allow for larger container ships to enter the harbor without being tide-restricted, minimizing transportation inefficiencies.
Folly Beach Emergency Renourishment
Folly Beach Emergency Renourishment
The Charleston District is beginning an emergency beach renourishment on the east end of Folly Beach with funds given to repair issues from the recent hurricanes. Three years in a row, a major hurricane has impacted Folly Beach and the District will pump sand onto this area to protect people and infrastructure behind the dunes.
Teaming with Discovery Channel
Teaming with Discovery Channel
The Discovery Channel recently sent a video production crew to Charleston to film the Charleston District's survey crew for their role in the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The crew was working on a show for "Mega Machines" where they will focus on the dredging industry.
A Powerful Relationship
A Powerful Relationship
The Charleston District has had a working relationship with the power company Santee Cooper since 1985 when the St. Stephen Power Plant was opened. Santee Cooper uses the facility to provide power to people in the area during peak times, so we have to work together to ensure that everything is always ready to operate.
Fairlawn Plantation Mitigation
Fairlawn Plantation Mitigation
The Charleston District regulatory division is responsible for balancing economic development with environmental protection, so for each approved permit, mitigation is required. Sometimes that requires the applicant to purchase credits from a mitigation bank, like Fairlawn Plantation.
Dorn VA Parking Garage
Dorn VA Parking Garage
The Charleston District is currently working on building a parking garage for the Dorn VA Hospital in Columbia, SC. This garage will alleviate issues the hospital is having and is the first of five projects the District will be undertaking at the Dorn VA.
Lake Marion Water Supply Project
Lake Marion Water Supply Project
The Charleston District recently broke ground for the Lake Marion Water Transmission Line Dorchester Reach. This line will bring reliable drinking water to an underserved part of South Carolina and is part of the Lake Marion Regional Water Supply Project that the Charleston District has been working on since 2008.

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