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  • Houston Ship Channel Expansion Reaches Major Milestone

    GALVESTON, Texas – Yesterday, Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project. Signed April 23 by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, the report culminates a four-year, $10 million study conducted by USACE in partnership with Port Houston to identify needed channel improvements, determine economic value to the nation, and complete necessary environmental requirements. The signed report recommends adoption of the plan presented by Galveston District in order to support economic efficiency of commercial navigation throughout the Houston Ship Channel System.
  • Addicks and Barker pool elevations extend beyond government owned land

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 28, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District announced today, water from Addicks and Barker dams extends beyond government-owned reservoir land.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $855,080 contract for placement area dewatering

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 4, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $855,080 to Environmental Industrial Services Group Inc., for the dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Peggy Lake Placement Area.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.2 million contract for placement area dewatering

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 18, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $1,289,600 to RLB Contracting Inc., for dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Lost Lake Placement Area.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $5.3 million small business contract for Houston Ship Channel dredging

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 7, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a small business contract in the amount of $5,343,380 to Crosby Dredging LLC to conduct maintenance dredging at the Houston Ship Channel between Sims Bayou and the Turning Basin in Harris County, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $54.6 million in contracts

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 29, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded $54,613,535 in contracts for the following work along the Texas coast:
  • District awards $15.6 million dredging contract for Houston navigation channels

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 22, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Weeks Marine Inc., in the amount of $15,692,500 for the maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel, Redfish Reef to Morgan’s Point.
  • President's FY17 Budget for USACE Civil Works released

    Galveston, Texas (Feb. 29, 2016) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Brazos River Flood Gates and Colorado River Locks as well as the Matagorda Ship Channel widening and deepening; construction funding for Addicks and Barker dams in Houston, and continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2017 budget for the Corps’ Civil Works program.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.6 million contract for placement area dewatering

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 23, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a small business contract in the amount of $1,684,300 to Shoreline Foundation Inc., for dewatering of Dredged Material Placement Area 14 in Chambers County, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $4.8 million maintenance dredging contract for Houston Ship Channel

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 30, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $4,848,500 to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel from Exxon to Carpenters Bayou in Harris County, Texas.