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Archive: February, 2016


President's FY17 Budget for USACE Civil Works released

Galveston, Texas (Feb. 29, 2016) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Brazos River Flood Gates and Colorado River Locks as well as the Matagorda Ship Channel widening and deepening; construction funding for Addicks and Barker dams in Houston, and continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2017 budget for the Corps’ Civil Works program. [Read More]
Published: Feb-29-16

USACE Galveston District to host Stakeholder Partnering Forum

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 29, 2016) – 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 environmental to flood risk management, dredging the Texas coast and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during a Stakeholder Partnering Forum, March 3, at the district’s headquarters building located at 2000 Fort Point Road, Galveston, TX 77550. [Read More]
Published: Feb-29-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide Addicks and Barker Construction update

HOUSTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will hold a public meeting March 9, 2016, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bear Creek Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Drive, Houston, TX 77084, to update area residents and business owners about the Addicks and Barker Dam Safety Program, the 2016 Addicks and Barker construction plans and the proposed Section 216 Study. [Read More]
Published: Feb-29-16

USACE Galveston District awards $1.6 million contract for placement area dewatering

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 23, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a small business contract in the amount of $1,684,300 to Shoreline Foundation Inc., for dewatering of Dredged Material Placement Area 14 in Chambers County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-16

USACE Galveston District recognized with community relations top award

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 19, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was recognized with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition Award, Community Relations category, for its Addicks and Barker Dam Safety Program. [Read More]
Published: Feb-19-16

USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Hans Miller

When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Southwestern Division announced USACE Galveston District Construction Control Representative Hans Miller as the recipient of the division’s 2015 Hard Hat of the Year Award, he was the only surprised person in the room. Believing it would take years to achieve this professional recognition, he underestimated the measurable impacts he made during the two years he was assigned to oversee projects along the Texas coast. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-16
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