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Archive: August, 2015


Army Corps of Engineers awards $71.9 million contract to rehabilitate Addicks and Barker Dams

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 31, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $71,902,340 to Granite Construction Company for construction of new outlet structures at the Addicks and Barker Dams in west Houston. [Read More]
Published: Aug-31-15

USACE Galveston District to host 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board meeting

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 24, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting Sept. 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-15

USACE Galveston District to host second Stakeholder Partnering Forum

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 24, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation systems, and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during the district’s second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on Aug. 27, 2015, at its headquarters building in Galveston. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-15

USACE Galveston District awards $4.1 million contract for placement area repair work

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $4,148,160 to Midwest Construction Company, for construction repairs of Shoal Point Placement Area 3, 4 and 5. [Read More]
Published: Aug-13-15

Galveston District to host Texas coast strategic partnering meeting

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 7, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host a charette with coastal storm risk management subject matter experts from across the nation to discuss the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study state-federal shared visioning and partnering opportunities at the USACE Galveston District headquarters Aug. 10-12, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Aug-07-15

USACE Galveston District awards $2.6 million small business contract for repair work at Spilman Island Placement Area

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 6, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2,655,000 to RLB Contracting Inc, for replacement of the drop-outlet structures at Spilman Island Placement Area. [Read More]
Published: Aug-06-15

USACE Galveston District partners with Bay City High School to promote water safety

BAY CITY, Texas (Aug. 5, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, together with Bay City High School Art Teacher Sharon Landgrebe and her students, coordinated a project to create signs to alert the public about the need to wear life jackets when they are in, on or around water. [Read More]
Published: Aug-05-15

Spotlight on USACE Galveston District’s Capt. Robert M. Burnham

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 3, 2015) – Each Soldier in the U.S. Army plays a role in maintaining the nation’s security. For Army Capt. Robert M. Burnham, the economic strength of the nation remains secure, as he fulfills his role as an operations manager in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, managing dredging-related operations and maintenance projects along the Texas coast. [Read More]
Published: Aug-03-15
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