Fiscal 2017 Budget and Fiscal 2016 Work Plan for Charleston Released

The White House has released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017, which included approximately $21.3 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District.

The budget allocated funds for maintenance dredging, condition surveys and environmental activities.

Funds consist of $13.92 million for Charleston Harbor maintenance dredging, $6.37 million for routine operation and maintenance of the Cooper River Rediversion Project, $875,000 for project condition surveys, $100,000 for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, and $65,000 for inspections of completed works.

“The District will use the 2017 fiscal year funds to efficiently and effectively complete our missions and provide quality service to South Carolina and the nation,” said Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, Charleston District commander.

“Continued funding of the construction, maintenance and operation of critical Civil Works infrastructure projects is an investment in the nation’s economy, security and quality of life; now and in the future.”

Additionally, more than $30 million was allocated in the Work Plan that was released for fiscal year 2016 activities, some of which have already begun under a continuing resolution.

Highlights include $16 million for periodic beach nourishment of the Garden City/Surfside Beach portion of Myrtle Beach, $225,000 for Charleston Harbor Post 45 Preconstruction Engineering and Design activities, $2.89 million for dike raising work at the Clouter Creek Placement Area, $17 million for annual maintenance dredging in Charleston Harbor, and $500,000 for Georgetown Harbor.

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