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Fort Bend County partners with USACE to study Brazos River erosion

GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 18, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, and Fort Bend County have signed an agreement for a feasibility study that will investigate erosion flood risks along the Brazos River. The purpose of the Feasibility study is to ensure the protection of infrastructure, such as roads, levees and buildings from erosion. [Read More]
Published: Oct-18-18

Harris County Flood Control District signs Addicks and Barker resiliency study agreement

The Harris County Flood Control District signed an agreement today to partner with the Galveston District Corps of Engineers to begin a three-year comprehensive resiliency study. Resiliency engineers will evaluate and recommend projects and operational changes to improve the effectiveness of the Addicks and Barker reservoirs in reducing flood risks upstream and downstream of the structures. [Read More]
Published: Oct-10-18

Dredge begins operations along West Fork of San Jacinto River

A FEMA funded emergency dredging operation is now underway today along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. [Read More]
Published: Sep-20-18

USACE Galveston District receives supplemental funding to dredge Channel to Port Mansfield, Texas

GALVESTON, Texas (Sep. 12, 2018) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has received funding to conduct maintenance dredging at the Channel to Port Mansfield navigation project. [Read More]
Published: Sep-12-18

USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Terri McFetridge

GALVESTON, Texas (August 1, 2018) – New to the Corps of Engineers, Teresa (Terri) McFetridge joins the Galveston District as the Budget Officer in the Resources Management Division. Although she has only been with the Corps for a few months, she has been in her career field and with the Federal Government for 30 years. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-18

Contractors begin initial phase of West Fork of San Jacinto emergency dredging

Galveston District Corps Officials announced yesterday afternoon an Illinois based contractor will begin initial staging operations for the removal of sediment and debris from the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. Representatives from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, IL, met with Corps’ contracting and project managers for a pre-construction conference. The meeting finalized project requirements for the $69,814,060 dredging and debris removal emergency operation. [Read More]
Published: Jul-19-18

Disaster funding work plans scheduled by Galveston District

GALVESTON, Texas (July 6, 2018)The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District clarified today additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Jul-06-18

USACE Galveston Disrict awards contract for West Fork San Jacinto River project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today the award of a $69, 814,060.00 FEMA emergency contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock for sediment and debris removal resulting from Hurricane Harvey from the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. [Read More]
Published: Jul-06-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Identifies Long-Term Disaster Recovery Projects and Additional Short-Term Repairs to be Accomplished with 2018 Supplemental Funding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Jul-05-18

USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Tim Clarkin

GALVESTON, Texas (July 3, 2018) – When you look into Tim Clarkin’s family background, there is no question as to how he ended up in his particular career path. The middle child of nine kids, Clarkin is surrounded by a family of engineers. [Read More]
Published: Jul-03-18
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