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  • USACE Galveston District awards $54.6 million in contracts

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 29, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded $54,613,535 in contracts for the following work along the Texas coast:
  • USACE Galveston District partners to offer hunting opportunity to combat veterans

    WALLISVILLE, Texas (Sept. 19, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Chambers County Sherriff's Department and Lone Star Warriors Outdoors are combining resources to offer combat injured veterans the opportunity to participate in an organized feral hogs and alligator hunt Sept. 26-28, 2016, at the Wallisville Lake Project.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $2.37 million small business contract for dewatering of Spilman Island Placement Area

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2,374,082 to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for dewatering of the Spilman Island Placement Area.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $2.2 million contract for Matagorda Ship Channel dredging option

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 6, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract option in the amount of $2,241,800 to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for dredging of additional reaches of the Matagorda Ship Channel in Matagorda and Calhoun counties, Texas.
  • District launches Houston area flood risk data online tool

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 1, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District launched a web-based tool today, called the Metropolitan Houston Regional Watershed and Waterway Flood Risk Management Systems Performance Evaluation, to inform users about local flooding events and provide updates regarding the district’s flood risk management system capabilities.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Gerson Reyes

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sep. 1, 2016) – Gerson Reyes was born in Central America, during a difficult time of conflict between his homeland and El Salvador. The hostilities became so prevalent that the U.S. Army was sent to his country to provide aid, infrastructure and to help bring stability to the region. At an outpost just outside of his hometown, Reyes’ frequent interactions with the Soldiers soon turned to admiration for their mission, which even years after they had departed left him inspired to one day become a Solider for the Corps.