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Posted 7/6/2018

Release no. 18-042


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LTC Mark Williford
409-766-3005
Galveston.TX.PublicAffairs@usace.army.mil

UPDATED 06 JULY 2018 5:40 p.m.

GALVESTON, Texas (July 6, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, as tasked by FEMA, awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, in the amount of $69,814,060.00 to remove sediment and debris resulting from Hurricane Harvey from the West Fork of the San Jacinto River.


The USACE Galveston District was established in 1880 as the first engineer district in Texas to oversee river and harbor improvements. The district is directly responsible for maintaining more than 1,000 miles of channel, including 250 miles of deep draft and 750 miles of shallow draft as well as the Colorado River Locks and Brazos River Floodgates.

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