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Archive: November, 2013


USACE Galveston District awards $21.2 million contract to dredge Houston Ship Channel

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 27, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $21,253,000 to Weeks Marine, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel. [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-13

USACE Galveston District donates $23,805.06 to CFC

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 22, 2013) – For decades the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District employees have been opening their hearts and wallets to support the annual Combined Federal Campaign, raising $23,805.06 this year to support those less fortunate. [Read More]
Published: Nov-22-13

District partners with Galveston Park Board to launch Sand Management Cost Shared Study

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 21, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees to launch the implementation of the Sand Management Cost Shared Study today. The district and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees pursued a sand management cost-shared study following the establishment of a partnership last year to develop a science-based sand management strategy that could potentially prevent erosion of the island’s shoreline and reduce the long-term cost of beach maintenance. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-13

USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for routine testing of dredged material

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 13, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $49,220.82 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Houston Ship Channel. [Read More]
Published: Nov-13-13

Craft recognized as BEYA STEM Science Spectrum Trailblazer

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 7, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Civil Engineer Franchelle Craft was selected as a Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award recipient by the 28th Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Global Competitiveness Conference, an honor bestowed upon minority men and women who actively create new paths for others in science, research, technology and development. [Read More]
Published: Nov-07-13
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