On the Road Again: LTG Semonite at Charleston Harbor

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO, Jim Newsome, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, and other officials gathered on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project.

Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the U.S. Coast, an advantage integral to the port’s ability to handle bigger container ships without tidal limitations and support growth and economic development of the entire state, said SCPA.

In this video, published recently by Corps Connection, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, discusses the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District commander Lt. Col. Jeffrey Palazzini and Lisa Metheney, the Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management for USACE Charleston District.