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Read the latest edition of the Palmetto Castle. The Fall 2022 edition highlights our partners and stakeholders who help us accomplish our mission.
Charleston District leaders gathered outside the Cooper River Rediversion Project June 16 to bury historic items that collectively capture the...
Hurricane Season runs June 1-Nov 30. In 1989, Hurricane Hugo struck Sullivan's Island. USACE stepped in, restoring Ben Sawyer Bridge in two weeks.
Mar 06 2023
Brig. Gen. Jason E. Kelly, Army Training Center and Fort Jackson commander, lauds the efforts of the post's ministry volunteers during a luncheon Oct. 14. 'You serve this installation without complaint and have no expectation of reward. You are passionate about your endeavor to bring joy, health and safety to the Soldiers you call family,' he said.
Mar 02 2023
Tonya Willis: Charleston District’s Small Business Programs ‘Door to the Corps’
Francisco G. Hamm
For small businesses looking to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, the easiest way is to listen to the excitement and passion coming from the voice of Tonya Willis, the office of small business programs chief.
New Barricade to Provide Vital Security at Savannah River Site
US Department of Energy, Savannah River Site
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District is constructing a new entrance barricade at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina.
Charleston District engineer helps pick up the pieces left behind From Hurricane Ian
Molly Holt, USACE infrastructure team civil engineer for Hurricane Ian recovery and a Charleston District employee, conducts an Applied Technology Council – 45, or ATC-45, Rapid Evaluation Safety Assessment on Fort Myers Beach, Florida, Oct. 19. The USACE inspectors are working in coordination with county and state of Florida officials to assess the structures and then forwarding their findings to local county officials for a final decision. ATC-45 is an industry standard safety evaluation after windstorms and floods. In addition to the ATC-45 assessments, USACE is actively supporting FEMA and the state of Florida Hurricane Ian recovery efforts in other areas to include temporary blue roof installations, temporary housing and debris technical assistance.
Amanda Heath takes “playing with dirt” to new heights
Sand sifts through her fingers as a small clump of dirt attracts her attention. Standing in the marsh with a tall, hefty pair of boots and a ball cap to shade the sun, she studies it, looks in her sample book and decides, this is a hydric soil. Meet Amanda Heath, a regulator with the Charleston District, who has taken “playing in the dirt” to new heights.
Feb 06 2023
On Dec. 5, 2022, the USACE Charleston District gathered with stakeholders to celebrate the completion of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project.
On Dec. 5, 2022, the USACE Charleston District gathered with stakeholders to celebrate the completion of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. With the final pull of a lever and radio call to the dredge, officials marked the end of this decade-long project. The Post 45 project deepened Charleston Harbor to a depth of 52 feet, allowing the largest container ships in the world to use the port at any time and any tide. In attendance at the ceremony was the Charleston District Leadership team, Post 45 Project Delivery Team, South Atlantic Division Commander Brigadier General Daniel Hibner, CEO of the SC Ports Authority Barbara Melvin, Congresswomen Nancy Mace, US Senator Tim Scott, US Senator Lindsey Graham, and SC Governor Henry McMaster.
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