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Archive: November, 2014


USACE Galveston District donates $16,855 to CFC

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 25, 2014) – This year was not any different than the last when it came to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District employees opening their wallets to support the annual Combined Federal Campaign. [Read More]
Published: Nov-25-14

USACE Galveston begins dredge work at Freeport Harbor, to dredge Corpus Christi Ship Channel

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 21, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District began urgent maintenance dredging today at the Freeport Harbor using the government-owned trailing suction hopper dredge WHEELER. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-14

USACE Galveston District awards contract to dredge Port of Port Arthur docks

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 19, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded the option to the Port Arthur Canal and Junction maintenance dredging contract in the amount of $508,200 to Manson Construction Co., for dredging of the docks at the Port of Port Arthur. [Read More]
Published: Nov-19-14

USACE Galveston District makes navigation data available online

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 14, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will soon finish uploading deep-draft navigation channel data on its hydrographic surveys webpage (http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx) and will begin posting the same data for shallow-draft channels it maintains along the Texas coast early next year. [Read More]
Published: Nov-14-14

District uses LiDAR for topography and dredge material capacity along Texas coast

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 10, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will begin implementing mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey data technology along the Texas coast in November to survey dredging placement areas, assist with hydrographic surveys and collect data that will help analyze beach erosion. [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-14

USACE Galveston District awards $264,000 contract to SOL Engineering Service LLC

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 4, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $264,711.33 to SOL Engineering Service LLC, a small business, for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally maintained Houston Ship Channel Mid Bay Segment. [Read More]
Published: Nov-04-14

USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Al Meyer

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 1, 2014) -- Perhaps no other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District project has had the economic impact that the completion of the Houston Ship Channel has had on the nation; but if you were to ask a resident to name any of the designers or construction team workers responsible for maintaining this vital economic artery, you would most likely come up empty handed – and that’s fine by Project Engineer Alton “Al” Meyer. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-14
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