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  • Corps announces temporary closure of north jetty ahead of construction repairs

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas– The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded an Option/additional work in the amount of $8,860,090 on Sept. 3, for additional areas of repair on the North Jetty under the Corpus Christi Ship Channel - Entrance Channel Jetty Repairs contract. This additional awarded work increased the jetty repair contract to $48.3 million. The additional work area will require temporary closure of the north jetty beginning on Oct. 5.
  • USACE to go door-to-door to secure rights-of-entry from individual landowners in Freeport vicinity to access property as part of the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Project

    GALVESTON, Texas –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District, Real Estate Division will be going door-to-door in the vicinity of Freeport on September 28-29, to secure rights-of-entry 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) and will be mostly along the existing levee alignment.
  • District awards $15.4 Mil contract to dredge Freeport Lower Stauffer Reach channel

    GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $15,494,310 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC for the first phase of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project.
  • Wallisville Lake Project now accepting applications for the 2020 – 2021 feral hog removal season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District’s Wallisville Lake Project Office staff is now accepting applications for feral hog removal using trained dogs and trapping. The project will offer 30 permits to individuals using trained dogs through a random drawing. Applications from dog hunters will be accepted during the month of September. A limited number of trapping permits will also be available throughout the year to those interested in trapping feral hogs on project lands.
  • Addicks and Barker Reservoirs launch Feral Hog Management Program and permit drawing

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, Addicks Field Office is launching a Feral Hog Management Program and is accepting annual feral hog applications from Sept. 15 thru Oct. 15, for the upcoming 2020-2021 hog trapping season.