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  • 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.
  • GIWW, Brazos River Floodgates, Colorado River Locks Chief's Report Signed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District, received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Brazos River Floodgates (BRFG) and Colorado River Locks (CRL), Oct. 24, outlining the feasibility study to improve navigation efficiency by selecting a plan that is economically justified and environmentally acceptable to maintain GIWW as a nationally significant waterway system while continuing to provide water and sediment management capability and navigation safety on the GIWW.
  • Corps to host public scoping meetings for Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host five public scoping meetings starting April 30 to inform the public about the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study (BBTRS) and to seek input from the public on the study scope, potential alternatives that should be considered, and environmental resources of concern.
  • Wallisville Lake Master Plan public comment period ends April 12

    Wallisville Lake Master Plan comment period ends April 12, 2019
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Identifies Short-Term Natural Disaster Recovery Activities

    Washington (April 30, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced an initial set of work to be accomplished with a portion of the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.
  • Addicks Dam reaches construction milestone

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 7, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff announced today that the earthen cofferdam was completed – a major milestone for the Addicks Dam construction project.