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  • Corps announces temporary closure of north jetty ahead of construction repairs

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas– The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded an Option/additional work in the amount of $8,860,090 on Sept. 3, for additional areas of repair on the North Jetty under the Corpus Christi Ship Channel - Entrance Channel Jetty Repairs contract. This additional awarded work increased the jetty repair contract to $48.3 million. The additional work area will require temporary closure of the north jetty beginning on Oct. 5.
  • District awards $15.4 Mil contract to dredge Freeport Lower Stauffer Reach channel

    GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $15,494,310 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC for the first phase of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project.
  • Wallisville Lake Project now accepting applications for the 2020 – 2021 feral hog removal season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District’s Wallisville Lake Project Office staff is now accepting applications for feral hog removal using trained dogs and trapping. The project will offer 30 permits to individuals using trained dogs through a random drawing. Applications from dog hunters will be accepted during the month of September. A limited number of trapping permits will also be available throughout the year to those interested in trapping feral hogs on project lands.
  • Addicks and Barker Reservoirs launch Feral Hog Management Program and permit drawing

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, Addicks Field Office is launching a Feral Hog Management Program and is accepting annual feral hog applications from Sept. 15 thru Oct. 15, for the upcoming 2020-2021 hog trapping season.
  • JJ Mayes Wildlife Trace closure at Wallisville Lake Project

    WALLISVILLE, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will close the J.J. Mayes Wildlife Trace at the Wallisville Lake Project on April 23 in order to improve the west non-overflow dam road to increase public safety.
  • 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.
  • USACE Galveston District publishes Intent to prepare Environmental Impact Statement and to hold Public Scoping Meeting for Dow Chemical Company’s Harris Reservoir Expansion 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 Dow Chemical Company’s proposed Harris Reservoir Expansion 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.
  • USACE Galveston District awards second Corpus Christi Ship Channel dredging contract

    GALVESTON, Texas – Yesterday the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a second multi-million dollar contract for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. Callan Marine, LTD, of Galveston, Texas, will receive $97.9 million, including the base contract and seven options, to dredge Lower Bay Reach as part of Corps efforts to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Five more options are contained in the contract and could be activated at a later date.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $16.9 million project for levee reconstruction, raises and repairs on the Port Arthur Coastal Storm Risk Management System

    GALVESTON, Texas– On March 30, the Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $16.9 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure LLC of Rocklin, California, for repairs and raises to the Port Arthur Coastal Storm Risk Management System.
  • USACE Galveston District switches over to new outlet control structures

    HOUSTON – Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District (USACE Galveston) switched the flow of water at Addicks Dam to new outlet control structures, constructed as part of a $75 million contract awarded to Granite Construction Company to improve and modernize Addicks and Barker Dams. USACE Galveston had already cut over to new outlet control structures at Barker Dam on February 14. The new structures have been under construction since 2015 and will replace the originals built in the 1940s. Completion of the entire contract is expected in summer 2020.