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Project Overview

This project consists of the following development items: 1) Construction of a new retention / detention / treatment pond to support the proposed future development within the SEQ of the Airfield; 2) Construction of a closed stormwater system consisting of pipes and manholes to convey water to the new pond; 3) Relocation of utilities effected by the stormwater system.


This project aligns with the Stormwater Master Plans developed for the other quadrants of the Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport as approved by the FAA. Construction of this system will satisfy local jurisdictional requirements for stormwater runoff.

Project Progress

Contract has been awarded to Barnett Southern Corporation, Inc., with a start date of June 28. 2021, and the completion date is set for June 6, 2022.

October 5, 2021 – Excavation for the new stormwater pond is underway.

August 4, 2021 – Contractor is installing temporary fencing in preparation to begin clearing for the new stormwater pond.

January 5, 222 – Pond excavation is about 1/3 complete and Phase 3 storm drain installation is ongoing. Barnett Southern Corporation is the general contractor.

March 31, 2022 – Pond excavation is about 90% complete, Phase 3 storm drain installation is about 65% complete and work began this week on Phase 2 storm drainage. Barnett Southern Corporation is the general contractor. Projected completion is July 2022.