Archive: April, 2022
  • Galveston District hosting Small Business Industry Days

    SAVE THE DATES: Join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, the Velasco Drainage District, and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 for TWO Industry Days where we will teach small businesses how to navigate the Federal contracting process in support of work opportunities for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay (S2G) Freeport and Port Arthur Projects.
  • Galveston District, Jefferson County sign design agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District and Jefferson County, signed a design agreement (DA) March 21 for the Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. The project was authorized by Congress in 2020 at an initial total project cost of $60M, which includes design and construction costs.
  • Galveston District, will start releases from Addicks reservoir to take flow measurements April 5

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District, in coordination with the United States Geological Survey (USGS), will start releases from Addicks reservoir tomorrow to take flow measurements through the new outlet structures and will continue through April 6.
  • USACE receives millions in Federal funding for Ports of Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Galveston and Houston

    More funding is on the way for several ship channel improvement projects in Texas, including the Brazos Island Harbor (Port of Brownsville), the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (Port of Corpus Christi Authority), the Galveston Harbor and Channel (Port of Galveston), and the Houston Ship Channel (Port of Houston). The Biden Administration announced March 29, that it will invest more than $2.7 billion in funding to [300] Army Corps projects throughout the country focused on strengthening ports and waterways in addition to other funding already received by the ports for projects. The Biden Administration is invested a total of nearly $17 billion in new funding and other supplemental appropriations in fiscal year 2022 and 2023 for over 800 projects across 55 states and territories.