Archive: July, 2016
  • Addicks and Barker Construction Project updates: Hike and bike trail closures

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 28, 2016) ¬– The Addicks and Barker Dam Safety Construction Project is scheduled to begin at the Barker Dam Aug. 1, 2016. Recreational features, including hike and bike trails will be impacted until 2019.
  • USACE Galveston District to host Stakeholder Partnering Forum

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 26, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum Aug. 4, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., to introduce the district’s new commanding officer, Col. Lars Zetterstrom, to participants; address Texas Ports Association priorities for working with USACE staff; review USACE business processes for non-federal use of federal placement areas and lands as well as non-federal modifications to USACE projects and discuss Southeast Texas Flood Risk Management partnering successes, challenges and opportunities during the 2015-2016 floods. State Rep. Wayne Faircloth, District 23, will provide the keynote address: Building coalitions across the public and private sectors to support coastal storm risk management in Texas for sustaining national security and economics.
  • USACE Galveston District welcomes new colonel

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 8, 2016) – Col. Richard P. Pannell passed the command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to Col. Lars N. Zetterstrom, 53rd district commander, during a change of command ceremony today at the USACE Galveston District’s Jadwin Building in Galveston, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Patricia Brannan

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 1, 2016) - Just a junior in High School, Patricia Brannan saw an opportunity to attend a two-year class in technical school called Vocational Office Education. She studied tirelessly after school every Monday through Friday before beginning her career as an administration support assistant.