State officials back $52M Savannah River dredge plan

(SAVANNAH, Georgia) — Georgia’s governor has included a $52 million dredging project for the Savannah River as part of his budget proposal, the Savannah Morning News reported. The plan would give the river a 48-foot-deep channel, six feet deeper than it is now. The move is designed to accomodate larger containerships, and the project is scheduled to be completed by 2012.
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By Professional Mariner Staff