Archive: December, 2020
  • USACE Galveston District will be knocking on doors in Port Arthur, Galveston and Houston areas to secure-rights of-entry

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District, Real Estate Division will be going door-to-door in Port Arthur on Dec 15 and on Dec 16 in the Houston and Galveston areas (landowners with land in Port Arthur, Freeport and Orange County but whose contact address is in the Houston and Galveston areas) , to secure rights-of-entry (ROE) from individual landowners in order to access property as part of the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) and Ecosystem Restoration Project. The rights-of-entry are necessary to conduct various investigative activities (surveys, cultural resource investigations, geotechnical investigations). These investigative activities support the transition from conceptual designs to implementable project features and are necessary to continue to move conceptual designs forward to construction and these rights of entry are valid for up to 12 months.  
  • USACE and Velasco Drainage District co-hosting virtual public information session for the Freeport Coastal Storm Risk Management Project Dec 14

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District and our non-federal sponsor, the Velasco Drainage District, are co-hosting a public information session Monday, Dec 14, 2020, to provide an update on the Freeport Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project. The Freeport CSRM is component of the larger Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay CSRM Project. Due to COVID-19, this public informational session will be virtual.