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Deadly Georgia crashes spur $10M effort to add safety officers focused on commercial trucks

...of the state where crashes involving big trucks are most common, such as the Interstate 16 corridor leading to the Port of Savannah.The Georgia State Patrol says two recent crashes on I-16 west of Savannah were caused by tractor-trailers that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-11/deadly-georgia-crashes-spur-1
Steam generator latest large delivery to Plant Vogtle nuclear construction site

...generator "A" was made in South Korea, shipped to the Port of Savannah and transported to Vogtle by train, according to Georgia...Power said. It was also delivered by railcar from the Port of Savannah. The pressurizer for Unit 3 arrived in August.Vogtle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/steam-generator-latest-large
Job announcements give hope to Millen

...Rocker said.MI Metals, looking to capitalize on exporting opportunities, was lured to Millen for its access to the Port of Savannah, Rocker said.Wells Lighting, which had some hesitation regarding Millen's labor market, ultimately chose the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-30/job-announc
Navy divers to explore sunken Savannah River boat

...is being removed as part of a $703 million project to deepen the river channel so larger cargo ships can reach the Port of Savannah. Before the harbor can be deepened, the CSS Georgia has to be raised. After years of planning, archaeologists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-26/navy-divers-explore-sunken-s
Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

...company awarded a $134.5 million contract nearly three months ago won't start deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah until December, Army Corps of Engineers officials said Thursday during a visit by the agency's top general.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/dredging-savannah-harbor-wont
Navy divers to help raise confederate warship artifacts

...is being removed as part of a $703 million project to deepen the river channel so larger cargo ships can reach the Port of Savannah. Before the harbor can be deepened, the CSS Georgia has to be raised.After years of planning, archaeologists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/navy-divers-help-raise-confederate-
Busy spring puts state ports on track for record fiscal year

...84 million tons of total cargo in April, a month that saw a whopping 335,900 cargo containers move through the Port of Savannah - an increase of nearly 26 percent from April 2014. That's the most tonnage and container volume Georgia ports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-18/busy-spring-puts-state-por
New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...funding to meet its needs.Deal predicted the road-funding legislation also would help attract employers."From the Port of Savannah and the Port of Brunswick to the hills of north Georgia and everywhere in between, businesses need good ways to transport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/new-georgia-road-funding
Georgia suffers big drop in federal road funds

...state's transportation needs. Experts warn the economic benefits of anticipated population growth and deepening the Port of Savannah could be harmed by heavy traffic in metro Atlanta and under-maintained highways connecting the port to major business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-21/georgia-suffers-big-drop-fede
Confederate shipwreck must go

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Before workers can start to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, they first must remove a Confederate shipwreck still sitting at the bottom of the Savannah River after 150 years.The CSS Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/confederate-shipwreck-must-g