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Archive: August, 2016


Army Black Hawk flights scheduled over Galveston/Houston area

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 31, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will coordinate four Army Black Hawk helicopters to fly over Galveston Island and the Houston area Sept. 7, 2016, as part of an annual hurricane exercise to track the 2008 Hurricane Ike path and view critical infrastructure and areas that could be affected if a hurricane hit the Galveston/Houston area. [Read More]
Published: Aug-31-16

District awards $7.6 million contract to dredge Freeport Harbor entrance and jetty channels

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $7,629,200 to Manson Construction Company for maintenance dredging of the Freeport Harbor Entrance and Jetty channels in Brazoria County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-16

USACE Galveston District awards $5.1 million contract to dredge Sabine Pass Outer Bar and Bank Channel

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 22, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Manson Construction Company in the amount of $5,189,300 for maintenance dredging within the Entrance Channel of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-16

District awards $15.6 million dredging contract for Houston navigation channels

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 22, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Weeks Marine Inc., in the amount of $15,692,500 for the maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel, Redfish Reef to Morgan’s Point. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-16

GIWW, Galveston Causeway underwater demolition and debris removal update

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 4, 2016) – Construction to remove underwater demolition and debris from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and Galveston Causeway that began earlier this week will cause a temporary closure of the waterway located at the intersection of the GIWW, the Galveston Causeway (Interstate 45) and the associated railroad trestle bridge. [Read More]
Published: Aug-04-16

USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Sheridan Willey

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 1, 2016) – Growing up in a large family, Sheridan Willey always knew the importance teamwork played when it came to achieving goals. It was those family values that led her to seek a workplace that would embrace her abilities to collaborate and partner to find amenable solutions; a fitting environment she found at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-16
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