President’s Budget Allocates $138M for Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

The President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget includes $138 million for the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project, a milestone that provides an opportunity for the project to receive Congressional funding for construction. "We are grateful to the Trump Administration for recognizing the value of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project with an outstanding allocation in this year’s budget,” said Bill Stern, SCPA Board Chair. “Federal funding at such a high level reflects the ... [+]

U.S. Senate WRDA Passage Moves Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Closer

The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, a significant milestone that moves the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project to the U.S. House of Representatives for final authorization to begin construction. "WRDA is critical legislation for port and port-related infrastructure modernization projects across the country, and ... [+]

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Recommended for Congressional Authorization

The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project has been recommended to Congress for authorization, continuing the project's historic momentum through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) planning process. Known as the Record of Decision, the recommendation signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy is the official notification ... [+]

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