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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Corps releases at Addicks and Barker Dams to begin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is starting water releases immediately from Addicks and Barker dams because water levels in the reservoirs have increased dramatically in the last few hours.
  • 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.
  • Addicks and Barker Construction Project updates: Hike and bike trail closures

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 28, 2016) ¬– The Addicks and Barker Dam Safety Construction Project is scheduled to begin at the Barker Dam Aug. 1, 2016. Recreational features, including hike and bike trails will be impacted until 2019.
  • Addicks and Barker construction update

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 29, 2015) – In the coming days, the public can expect to see construction impacts to the hike and bike trail system located at both the Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs in Houston.
  • USACE Galveston District awards two contracts for dredging of GIWW

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 1, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded two contracts for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Texas.
  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District’s Robert Thompson

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 1, 2015) – Survey Party Chief Robert Thompson splits his work day between the shore and sea, planning, conducting and coordinating land and hydrographic surveys to determine the condition of major navigation channels and placement areas the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District maintains.
  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Andrew Weber

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 1, 2015) – Often spending his summers in the Texas hill country, building makeshift dams and playing in creeks in his younger years, Andrew Weber’s fascination with moving water hasn’t changed. As a civil engineer, specializing in geotechnical engineering, his work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District allows him to continue studying water and the impact it has on soil properties to prevent against loss of life and property for thousands of Houstonians.