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  • Galveston District awards the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Jetty and Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging Contract

    GALVESTON, Texas - On April 17, 2021 the Galveston District awarded the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Jetty and Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging Contract with Beneficial Use Beach Placement at South Padre Island, Texas to Weeks Marine, Inc. for a total of $7,551,500.
  • USACE Cultural Investigations to Continue for Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Project in Port Arthur, Freeport and Orange County

    GALVESTON, Texas – The Swift River Versar Joint Venture, under contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Regional Planning and Environmental Center, began conducting field investigations on May 4, 2021, in the Port Arthur area. These investigations will begin on the western arm of the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) levee near Taylors Bayou and will continue throughout the month of May, along the DD7 easement as well as on any properties in the Orange County and Freeport reaches for which additional rights-of-entry have been secured. It is anticipated that investigations in the Freeport area will begin in early to mid-June.
  • USACE Galveston District to host Industry Day for small business contractors

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District, will host a virtual Industry Day for small business government contractors March 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The event helps small business navigate through the U.S. government’s contracting processes and presents upcoming work for fiscal year 2021.  It will also provide an opportunity for companies to network and meet potential vendors and subcontractors currently supporting the district’s contracting requirements. 
  • Galveston District will be knocking on doors in Orange County to secure rights-of-entry

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District, Real Estate Division will be going door-to-door in Orange County on Oct.15, 2020, to secure rights-of-entry from individual landowners in order to access property as part of the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) and Ecosystem Restoration Project. The rights-of-entry are necessary to conduct various investigative activities (surveys, cultural resource investigations, geotechnical investigations). These investigative activities support the transition from conceptual designs to implementable project features and are necessary to continue to move conceptual designs forward to construction and these rights of entry are valid for up to 12 months. Landowners can specify that they want to be called before we access their property. USACE Galveston District personnel, and District-hired contractors, comply with those requests.
  • USACE Galveston District releases Buffalo Bayou Tributaries Resiliency Study Interim Report

    GALVESTON, Texas – Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District is releasing an Interim Report for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study (BBTRS). The purpose of BBTRS is to identify, evaluate and recommend actions to address conditions that have changed flood risks around the Addicks and Barker reservoirs since their construction in the 1940s.
  • USACE Galveston District and Port Freeport sign project partnership agreement to begin construction of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project

    GALVESTON, Texas –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District is pleased to announce the signing of a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Port Freeport Commission, effective June 23, 2020, for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) to deepen and widen the Freeport Channel.
  • USACE Galveston District publishes intent to prepare Environmental Impact Statement and to hold Public Scoping Meetings for Port Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Project

    GALVESTON, Texas – On April 7, The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District published a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project. To ensure that all of the issues related to this proposed project are addressed, the Corps will conduct public scoping meetings, at which agencies, organizations, and members of the general public present comments or suggestions with regard to the range of actions, alternatives, and potential impacts to be considered in the EIS.
  • Brazos River Fort Bend flood risk management feasibility study recommends no federal action

    GALVESTON, Texas – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District announced today that it has completed the Brazos River Fort Bend Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study and is recommending that no federal action be taken.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $12.2M contract for Texas City repairs

    GALVESTON, Texas (February 19, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District (USACE Galveston) has awarded a contract in the amount of $12,221,180 to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC., for repair of damage to the Texas City Hurricane Flood Protection Project caused by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Corps Issues Notice of Intent for Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study

    HOUSTON—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has filed a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register informing the public it formally plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Feasibility Report for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study. The EIS will assess the likely social, economic and environmental effects of a range of potential alternative plans that would reduce the risk of flooding along Buffalo Bayou and its tributaries, both upstream and downstream of Addicks and Barker dams, in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, Texas. The EIS will also evaluate the impacts of potential alternatives that address dam safety concerns at Addicks and Barker dams.