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Archive: June, 2016


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

GALVESTON, Texas (June 30, 2016) – 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 USACE Galveston District urges the public to put safety first and become water aware when participating in water-related recreational activities. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-16

USACE Galveston District to host GIWW, Brazos River Floodgates and Colorado River Locks Feasibility Study public scoping meeting

GALVESTON, Texas (June 29, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host an initial public scoping meeting July 12, 2016, from 6–8 p.m. at the West Columbia Civic Center, 516 E. Brazos Avenue (State Highway 35), West Columbia, Texas 77486, to inform the public about the ongoing feasibility study activities for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Brazos River Floodgates (BRFG) and Colorado River Locks (CRL) and solicit public input regarding the study. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-16

USACE Galveston District awards $6.1 million contract for dredging GIWW, Channel to Victoria

GALVESTON, Texas (June 29, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $6,147,750 to Goodloe Marine Inc., for pipeline dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Texas, Channel to Victoria. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-16

USACE Galveston District awards $3.46 million contract for Corpus Christi Ship Channel dredging

GALVESTON, Texas (June 22, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $3,457,750 to The Dutra Group, for dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Nueces County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Jun-22-16

USACE Galveston District awards $4.6 million contract for GIWW, Galveston Causeway underwater demolition and debris removal

GALVESTON, Texas (June 21, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $4,650,000 to RLB Contracting Inc., for underwater demolition and debris removal from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and Galveston Causeway. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-16

USACE Galveston District awards $7.6 million contract for Matagorda Ship Channel dredging

GALVESTON, Texas (June 15, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $7,696,600 to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for dredging of additional reaches of the Matagorda Ship Channel in Matagorda and Calhoun counties, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Jun-15-16

USACE Galveston District awards $235,923 contract for environmental services

GALVESTON, Texas (June 10, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $235,923.81 to SOL Engineering Services LLC, a small business, for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Matagorda Ship Channel entrance channel. [Read More]
Published: Jun-10-16

USACE Galveston District celebrates Corps’ and Army’s 241th birthdays; names Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year

GALVESTON, Texas (June 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the U.S. Army’s and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 241th birthdays with an awards ceremony to induct a USACE Galveston District retiree into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees, Engineer, Regulator, Supervisor, Innovator and STEM Volunteer of the Year as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-16

USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Capt. Haley Mercer

GALVESTON, Texas (June 1, 2016) – Army Capt. Haley Mercer is no stranger to the structure that both the military and government offer. With both parents employed by the Central Intelligence Agency, she says she was influenced from an early age to take a similar path. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16
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