Galveston Hosts Dredging Meeting

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 2015 Dredging Meeting on Thursday, December 3, 2015.

The purpose of this event is to present the FY 2016 and FY 2017 proposed dredging and planning schedules to various Federal and State agencies involved in the dredging program, as well as representatives of the dredging industry and local sponsors.

The meeting will be held at the Jadwin Building, Galveston District Headquarters, December 3, 2015, starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m.

There will also be a time frame for networking, starting at 7:30 a.m.

The USACE Galveston District was established in 1880 as the first engineer district in Texas to oversee river and harbor improvements. The district is directly responsible for maintaining more than 1,000 miles of channel, including 270 miles of deep draft and 750 miles of shallow draft as well as the Colorado River Locks and Brazos River Floodgates.

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