The Jadwin Building, located on the east end of Galveston Island, Texas, serves as the headquarters for the USACE Galveston District. The building is named after Lt. Gen. Edgar Jadwin, a former chief of engineers. The Galveston Resident Office and District HQ primary mission focus includes providing construction management and quality assurance technical expertise in support of navigation and construction projects for over 230 miles of federally authorized channels. We monitor and maintain over 30 miles of deep draft channels including Galveston Harbor, Galveston Entrance Channel, Texas City Channel, Freeport Harbor and Freeport Entrance Channel. Our navigation mission also includes monitoring and maintaining over 200 miles of shallow draft channels including the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) from High Island to Matagorda Bay, Chocolate Bayou, and the San Bernard River Channel.
Our navigation mission consists of work on various types of projects including maintenance dredging of channels, deepening and widening of channels, erosion protection, beach nourishment, jetty construction and rehabilitation, habitat restoration and creation. In addition to our navigation mission, we also support construction and maintenance of flood control and navigation structures, such as the Colorado River Locks and the Brazos River Flood Gates.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District
2000 Fort Point Road
Galveston, TX 77550