Ga. congressman says new law "abundantly clear" that deepening of Savannah harbor can begin

  • by: RUSS BYNUM , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The new $1.1 trillion federal spending plan signed into law contains just a small amount of funding for deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah to make room for supersized cargo ships. However, legal language Georgia lawmakers inserted into the measure may prove more valuable than money in terms of getting the $652 million project underway this year.

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