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  • USACE Galveston District and Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 sign project partnership agreement

    GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 2, 2019) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division's Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the existing hurricane protection system. The first of five planned Construction projects for the area, is expected to begin April 2020.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $6.5 million contract for dredging of Brazos Island Harbor

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 5, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $6,521,000 to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District partners with Bay City High School to promote water safety

    BAY CITY, Texas (Aug. 5, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, together with Bay City High School Art Teacher Sharon Landgrebe and her students, coordinated a project to create signs to alert the public about the need to wear life jackets when they are in, on or around water.
  • USACE Galveston District to host Industry Day for small business contractors

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 13, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the district’s headquarters building located at 2000 Fort Point Road, Galveston, Texas 77550.
  • USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for marine salvage operation

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 29, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $86,167.80 to Quality First Construction LLC, a small business, for a marine salvage operation in the Houston Ship Channel.
  • USACE Galveston District awards small business task order contracts for sediment testing

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 8, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded two small business task order contracts to Sol Engineering Service LLC, (an 8(a) small business) in the amount of $63,498.55 for environmental services to include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway near Galveston, Texas and the Channel to Harlingen reach near Harlingen, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Bernice Taylor

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 2, 2014) – “On time and under budget” is the statement Project Scheduler Bernice Taylor is proud to make about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District operations and maintenance projects she coordinates along the Texas coast.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $6.3 million contract to dredge GIWW

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 11, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $6,318,000 to Goodloe Marine Inc., a women-owned, HubZone Small Business, to perform maintenance dredging within the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, between Turnstake Island and Live Oak Point, in Calhoun, Aransas and San Patricio counties, Texas.
  • Students paint Colorado River Locks to send safety message

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 11, 2014) –Bay City High School art students and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered to paint three-feet high murals at four locations along the Corps-operated Colorado River Locks, to combat water-related fatalities at Corps’ owned and operated facilities.
  • USACE Galveston District to begin maintenance work at Colorado River Locks; advises of temporary lock closures

    MATAGORDA, Texas (Feb. 14, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will begin maintenance repair work at the Colorado River Locks in Matagorda, Texas, to include installation of an impressed current cathodic protection system on the eight sector gates to extend the life of the navigation structures.