Corps’ chief signs report to move Port of Long Beach deep-draft navigation project forward
Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and South Pacific Division, along with representatives with the Port of Long Beach, pose for a picture Aug. 25 during a boat tour of the inner and middle harbor of the port at Long Beach, California. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, signed the chief’s report Oct. 14 for the Port of Long Beach Deep-Draft Navigation Feasibility Report. With Spellmon’s signature, the report is now elevated to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and to Congress for consideration of project authorization.