Archive: February, 2012
  • USACE Galveston District's Public Affairs Office wins tops honors

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 17, 2012)– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition.
  • Bragg’s Cut set to open March 1

    MATAGORDA COUNTY, Texas (Feb. 17, 2012) – Bragg’s Cut, a new small boat cut constructed between the Old Colorado River and the Diversion Channel, is scheduled to open March 1, 2012, to allow small recreational vessels an alternative to using the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district’s Colorado Locks.
  • USACE to host public workshops and NEPA scoping meetings in conjunction with Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas, Study

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 10, 2012) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Texas General Land Office along with their regional county partners, are seeking individuals, groups or organizations interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for hurricane / tropical storm damage reduction, flood risk management, and ecosystem restoration in Orange, Jefferson, Chambers, Galveston, Harris, and Brazoria counties.
  • What is a dredging placement area?

    Q: What is a placement area (PA)? A: A placement area is a federally-authorized disposal site for dredged material.
  • USACE Galveston reopens J.J. Mayes Wildlife Trace

    WALLISVILLE, Texas (Feb. 6, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, reopened the J.J. Mayes Wildlife Trace at the Wallisville Lake Project Feb. 1, 2012, in Chambers County, Texas.