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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.
  • 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.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $8.3 million small business contract for Houston Ship Channel dredging

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 1, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $8,343,200 to CJW Construction Inc., to conduct maintenance dredging at the Houston Ship Channel between Sims Bayou and the Turning Basin in Harris County, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $13.2 million contract to dredge Galveston, Houston ship channels

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 30, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $13,287,950 to Seattle, Wash.-based Manson Construction Company to perform maintenance dredging within the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and a portion of the Houston Ship Channel.