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Archive: September, 2015


USACE Galveston District awards $4.8 million maintenance dredging contract for Houston Ship Channel

GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 30, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $4,848,500 to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel from Exxon to Carpenters Bayou in Harris County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Sep-30-15

USACE Galveston District to host public meetings as part of Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Study

GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 23, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, in coordination with the Texas General Land Office, will host two public meetings to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement as part of the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Study in Texas. [Read More]
Published: Sep-23-15

USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for shoreline protection at Pelican Island Placement Area

GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 22, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2,123,000 to RLB Contracting Inc, a small business, for placement of rip rap and articulating concrete block in order to minimize erosion of the existing Pelican Island Placement Area containment dikes in Galveston County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-15

USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for chemical screening of dredged material

GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 22, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $78,437.34 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 Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s Channel to Victoria Middle Reach. [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-15

USACE Galveston District awards $3.1 million contract for bank stabilization

GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 17, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,192,752 to Southern Contracting LLC for bank stabilization in Jefferson County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-15

USACE Galveston District awards small business environmental services contract

GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 11, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $254,707.25 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 Freeport, entrance and jetty channels. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-15

Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Andrew Weber

GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 1, 2015) – Often spending his summers in the Texas hill country, building makeshift dams and playing in creeks in his younger years, Andrew Weber’s fascination with moving water hasn’t changed. As a civil engineer, specializing in geotechnical engineering, his work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District allows him to continue studying water and the impact it has on soil properties to prevent against loss of life and property for thousands of Houstonians. [Read More]
Published: Sep-02-15
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