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Custodians of the Coast

GALVESTON, Texas (January 2015) – Dredging the Texas coast to keep navigation channels open for commerce and recreation often goes unnoticed, with many citizens not aware this vital process is taking place out in the Gulf of Mexico on a recurring basis. For David B. Boothby Jr., leaving a successful 31-year career in the private sector for a new position with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was a decision he didn’t take lightly, understanding his expertise in civil engineering would be applied to an organization dedicated to maintaining more than 1,000 miles of channel, including 250 miles of deep draft and 750 miles of shallow draft. Read more.