Savannah’s future safety and prosperity depends on safe and sound infrastructure, including access to the internet. Flooding is a part of life along coastal regions but the City of Savannah is committed to protecting residential and business structures and streets from its devastating impacts. Our City’s streets, sidewalks and facilities are a reflection of who we are and the pride we take in our community. They are also essential to helping residents travel to and from educational and employment opportunities. The City is committed to making these essential investments over time.
2.1.RESURFACING SAVANNAH STREETS
By 2022, Savannah streets will be on a 20-year resurfacing rotation.
By 2025, 60% of high traffic roadways and streets, including routes to schools, in Savannah will have sidewalks on at least one side of the road.
By 2025, the City of Savannah will reduce by 25% structure flooding resulting from a 25-year rain event (8 inches of rain within a 24-hour period).
By 2025, the City of Savannah will experience a 5% reduction in street flooding resulting from a 25-year rain event (4.9” inches of rain within a 2-hour period).
By 2023, 50% of City facilities will meet or exceed City or applicable agency established standards.
2.6.INTERNET COMMUNICATIONS CONDUIT
By 2020, right of way work that takes place in the City of Savannah will include a requirement to install internet communications conduit.