News Releases by Month

  • Coastal Texas Study Public Comments to be reviewed and incorporated

    GALVESTON, Texas (February 8, 2019)− Colonel Lars Zetterstrom, Galveston District Commander, United States Army Corps of Engineers, and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced today the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) public comment period will end at midnight tonight.
  • $5.6 million dollar Hurricane Ike repair project to close Skyline Drive

    TEXAS CITY, Texas (January 31, 2019) – Skyline Drive is scheduled to close from February 1 thru June 1, 2019 for repairs as part of a $5.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Hurricane Flood Protection Project. “Hurricane Ike caused previous erosion and the closure will allow us to safely move heavy equipment and material along the road,” said Jantzen Miller, a USACE Galveston District project manager.
  • Wallisville Lake Project small game hunting permits available for 2019

    WALLISVILLE, Texas (Jan 31, 2019) – Small game hunting permits are ready for issue. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Wallisville Lake Project Office staff is now issuing small game hunting permits for the 2019 season as part of the Wildlife Management Program. This is a pilot program to increase public hunting availability at the Wallisville Lake Project.
  • Corps extends proposed Kingwood Development regulatory public comment period

    GALVESTON, Texas (January 17, 2019) – The Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will extend the public comment period for the Romerica Investments, LLC Permit application, SWG-2016-00384, to March 1, 2019. Corps regulatory branch officials decided today to allow for 30 additional days for public comment. Before the extension announcement to March 1, 2019, the initial close of comment period was announced within a public notice dated January 29, 2019. The notice can viewed at:
  • Corpus Christi Ship Channel Dredging contract awarded

    GALVESTON, Texas (January 7, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $92,551,470 contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island as part of the federally authorized CCSC Improvement Project.
  • Corps to extend public comment period for Coastal Protection and Restoration Study

    GALVESTON, Texas (January 7, 2019) – The Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the non-Federal sponsor, Texas General Land Office, is extending the public comment period for 30 days for the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
  • USACE Galveston and Harris County Flood Control District sign Reimbursement Agreements for Brays, Hunting and White Oak Bayou Projects

    GALVESTON, Texas (January 4, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District has joined its federal partner, The Harris County Flood Control District (Flood Control District) in signing amendments to one Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA) and two Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs) for the design and construction of on-going federal flood risk reduction projects along Brays Bayou, Hunting Bayou and White Oak Bayou.
  • Corps and Texas General Land Office to host public forums for public, media, and elected officials

    GALVESTON, Texas (December 10, 2018)− The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Texas General Land office will host five public events over the next week regarding the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study.
  • Corps Conducts Sediment Source Workshop with Partner Agencies

    GALVESTON, Texas (December 6, 2018) –The US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (GoM OCS) Region, Texas General Land Office (TGLO), and the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC), to conduct a GoM sediment resource-offshore infrastructure two-day partnering workshop on November 29 and 30, 2018. The intent was for synchronizing the needs of planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining coastal storm risk management projects, coastal ecosystem restoration projects, and offshore oil and gas infrastructure projects, across the GoM from the long term planning perspective.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2019 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday.