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Archive: July, 2014


USACE Galveston District awards $2.6 million contract to dredge channel to Victoria

GALVESTON, Texas (July 31, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2,664,500 to Orion Marine Group for maintenance dredging of the channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-14

PUBLIC MEETING: Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Reconnaissance Study

GALVESTON, Texas (July 30, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking representatives from federal, state and local governments and agencies, Indian tribes, non-governmental organizations, academia, business and industry and individuals interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for addressing coastal storm risk management and ecosystem restoration in the coastal Texas region. This outreach effort is being conducted in conjunction with the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Reconnaissance Study. We are interested in identifying available information and data that may be useful for this study. [Read More]
Published: Jul-30-14

USACE Chief Lt. Gen. Bostick visits region

HOUSTON, Texas (July 24, 2014) – The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, met with key stakeholders from the Port of Houston Authority (POHA) and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to discuss Corps projects in the Galveston District during his July 23 visit to the region. [Read More]
Published: Jul-24-14

USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for geotechnical services

GALVESTON, Texas (July 23, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $106,871.81 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at Freeport Harbor’s Dredging Placement Area One. [Read More]
Published: Jul-23-14

USACE Galveston District urges safety over July 4th holiday; flexes lock, floodgate schedule

GALVESTON, Texas (July 2, 2014) – As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District prepares for a busy 4th of July (a holiday known for drinking and boating and deadly accidents), the district urges the public to put safety first and become water aware when participating in water-related recreational activities. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-14

USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Bernice Taylor

GALVESTON, Texas (July 2, 2014) – “On time and under budget” is the statement Project Scheduler Bernice Taylor is proud to make about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District operations and maintenance projects she coordinates along the Texas coast. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-14
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