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  • USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for oyster reef restoration project

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 27, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $547,000 to RLB Contracting, a woman-owned small business, for an oyster restoration project located within the northernmost extent of the Half Moon Reef in Matagorda Bay, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.36 million small business contract for Alexander Island Placement Area DAMP

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 27, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount $1,369,515.74 to Integris Projects LLC (a Small Business Administration 8(a) contractor), for dewatering of the Alexander Island Placement Area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Harris County, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.8 million Sims Bayou contract

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 27, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Kimrick Performance Group LLC, a 8(a) small business, in the amount of $1,877,831 for construction of a wider channel bottom that will enable larger storm water conveyance at Sims Bayou, in the vicinity of Hiram Clarke and Buxley bridges.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $5 million contract for GIWW dredging and beach renourishment project

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 27, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $5,034,950 to Orion Marine Construction Inc.,to dredge the High Island to Bolivar Flare portions of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District recognized as 2013 Clean Air Champion

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 19, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was recognized as a 2013 Clean Air Champion by the Houston-Galveston Area Council for its Vanpool Program, which offers commuting alternatives to employees.
  • USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for routine testing of dredged material

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 18, 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 $72,152.12 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Corpus Christi Navigation Channel.
  • USACE Galveston District sponsors Great Minds in STEM event

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 17, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is sponsoring a Great Minds in STEM event Sept. 19 from 6-7:30 p.m., and Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at The Rice School, 7550 Seuss Drive, in Houston.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.1 million contract for placement area DAMP

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 11, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,131,067 to RLB Contracting Inc., for dewatering and incremental levee raising at dredging placement areas 1 and 2 located north of the Harbor Causeway or Highway 181, on the east side of the Inner Harbor, Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • Wallisville Lake Project now issuing waterfowl hunting permits

    WALLISVILLE, Texas (Sept. 11, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Wallisville Lake Project Office staff is now issuing waterfowl hunting permits for the 2013-2014 season as part of the Waterfowl Management Program’s hunting season.
  • District engages DEEP Water Horizon/RESTORE stakeholders

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 10, 2013) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Regulatory Branch staff met with Texas agencies in the summer to build a strategic partnership with respect to the Deep Water Horizon/RESTORE actions anticipated to involve multiple agency reviews and approvals. Texas General Land Office Deputy Commissioner of Coastal Resources, Helen Young, was the state's representative for developing the Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Restoration Strategy and remains a key advocate for facilitating Corps efforts to reach out to other agencies.