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Archive: May, 2012


USACE Galveston District launches new website

GALVESTON, Texas (May 31, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District launched its new website (www.swg.usace.army.mil) offering visitors quick and easy access to essential information about the district’s missions. The site is number eight of 58 USACE sites to be migrated this year to a cloud-based system, enabling the Corps to create a consistent look and feel and provide viewers with technologically enhanced capabilities. [Read More]
Published: May-31-12

Wallisville Locks back in operation to control salt water intrusion from Trinity Bay

WALLISVILLE, Texas (May 24, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Wallisville Lake Project staff closed the salt water barrier navigation lock this morning to impede salinity intrusion on the Trinity River. The Corps will open the lock every hour on the hour from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily if needed to allow recreational boaters to move up and down the river. [Read More]
Published: May-24-12

USACE Galveston District awards $4.4 million contract to dredge Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Basin to Viola Turning Basin

GALVESTON, Texas (May 22, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $4,431,200 for maintenance dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Basin to Viola Turning Basin in Calhoun County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: May-22-12

USACE Galveston District welcomes new deputy commander

GALVESTON, Texas (May 21, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District welcomed its new deputy commander Maj. Marty Maldonado today. Outgoing deputy Lt. Col. James Schultze was selected to command the 15th Engineer Battalion based in Schweinfurt, Germany. [Read More]
Published: May-21-12

USACE Galveston District’s Kris Brown recognized as 2012 Ronald J. Ruffennach Communicator of the Year

GALVESTON, Texas (May 18, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Kristine Brown, natural resources specialist and park ranger, was recognized as the 2012 Ronald J. Ruffennach Communicator of the Year. [Read More]
Published: May-18-12

USACE will honor new America the Beautiful federal recreation annual pass for military

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it will begin accepting the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s new Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide. [Read More]
Published: May-15-12

USACE Galveston District wins 2012 Hermes Creative Award

GALVESTON, Texas (May 10, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the Hermes Creative Awards competition for its USACE Galveston District brochure. [Read More]
Published: May-10-12

USACE Galveston District awards $2.7 million contract to dredge lower reach of GIWW’s Channel to Victoria

GALVESTON, Texas (May 9, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $2,687,000 for maintenance dredging of the lower reach of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s (GIWW) Channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: May-09-12

Project Update: USACE Galveston District to remove remaining 150 feet of submerged pipeline from Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON (May 1, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc., for the removal of approximately 150 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel which will begin at 8 a.m., May 2, 2012. The navigation channel is expected to remain closed until 2 p.m. [Read More]
Published: May-01-12
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