Tag: shoreline
  • USACE Galveston District awards $3.4 million contract to dredge Brownsville Harbor Entrance Channel

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 1, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount $3,405,500 to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Harbor Entrance Channel in Cameron County, Texas.
  • What is the Corps’ Beneficial Use Program?

    Annually, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District dredges approximately 30 to 40 million cubic yards of material as part of its mission of keeping America’s waterways navigable. The Corps is able to turn that into an added benefit by employing environmentally and economically responsible methods to uses dredged material to benefit local communities and improve eroded coastlines through marsh restoration, beach nourishment and other beneficial uses when possible.

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