US Army Corps of Engineers
Galveston District

  • USACE Galveston District removes debris from Rollover Pass to Galveston Causeway beach renourishment project

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 6, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, encountered what is believed to be Hurricane Ike-related debris during maintenance dredging of Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway. The debris material was inadvertently deposited at its federally-coordinated beneficial use site at Caplen Beach on Bolivar Peninsula.
  • USACE Galveston District's Public Affairs Office wins tops honors

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 17, 2012)– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition.
  • Bragg’s Cut set to open March 1

    MATAGORDA COUNTY, Texas (Feb. 17, 2012) – Bragg’s Cut, a new small boat cut constructed between the Old Colorado River and the Diversion Channel, is scheduled to open March 1, 2012, to allow small recreational vessels an alternative to using the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district’s Colorado Locks.
  • USACE to host public workshops and NEPA scoping meetings in conjunction with Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas, Study

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 10, 2012) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Texas General Land Office along with their regional county partners, are seeking individuals, groups or organizations interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for hurricane / tropical storm damage reduction, flood risk management, and ecosystem restoration in Orange, Jefferson, Chambers, Galveston, Harris, and Brazoria counties.
  • What is a dredging placement area?

    Q: What is a placement area (PA)? A: A placement area is a federally-authorized disposal site for dredged material.
  • USACE Galveston reopens J.J. Mayes Wildlife Trace

    WALLISVILLE, Texas (Feb. 6, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, reopened the J.J. Mayes Wildlife Trace at the Wallisville Lake Project Feb. 1, 2012, in Chambers County, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston awards $3.3 million contract to dredge Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

    GALVESTON, Texas (Jan. 30, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,390,250 to Mike Hooks Inc., for dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway in Galveston County, Texas.
  • Clear Creek Comment Extension

    GALVESTON, Texas (Jan. 27, 2012) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has extended the comment period for the Draft General Reevaluation Report and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Clear Creek Reevaluation Study, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Harris Counties, Texas, to Feb. 14, 2012.
  • Corps stresses boating safety at GIWW to Bastrop dredge project

    GALVESTON, Texas (Jan. 19, 2012) – A dredge discharge pipeline will be placed inside the southeast end of placement area 58a on Jan. 22, 2012, as part of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project. Mariners are asked to use extreme caution when operating a vessel in the area and be aware of pipelines and floating markers.
  • West Bay dredging project update

    GALVESTON, Texas (Jan. 18, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District began placing dredged material from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project on Placement Area 62 Jan. 17 following completion of work at the Greens Lake beneficial use site.