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  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington, LA, has just won a $6.5 million dredging deal in Texas. The contract is for maintenance dredging of the Brazos Island Harbor jetty channel and option for Brazos Island Harbor entrance channel. Work will be performed at San Padre Island, Texas, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2016. The […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a five-year Environmental Services Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to ANAMAR Environmental Consulting Inc. for dredged material evaluation. The $7 million contract will include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained navigation channels and off-shore dredge material disposal sites. Routine testing […]

  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recently awarded maintenance dredging project for the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas is about to begin, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. Weeks Marine Inc. won this $6.5 million contract and will perform maintenance dredging of the BIH Jetty and Entrance channels. The contractor is required to remove approximately […]

  • 24 October 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan for the Brazos Island Harbor dredging program. During this cleanup program, located in Cameron County, Texas, approximately 400,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned area. The dredged material should be placed at the Beach Placement Areas DMPA NO. 1 […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) recently joined a House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources & Environment hearing titled “A Review of Recent United States Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization Change Reports”. This hearing aimed to provide Members with an opportunity to review the current Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began a $2,455,000 maintenance dredging contract yesterday to relieve channel draft restrictions in the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Ship Channel) navigation project. “Unanticipated shoaling within the federal ship channel prompted the Brazos Santiago Pilots Association (Brownsville Harbor pilots) to issue a draft restriction limiting vessels calling the […]

  • 13 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Services, LLC, an 8(a) small business… By Sandra Arnold (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, September 13, 2011

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    NextDecade, a Houston based liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, has entered into an agreement with the Port of Brownsville to deepen nearly half of Brownsville Ship Channel, the Texas Secretary of State’s office said in its latest announcement.  During their April 24th meeting, NextDecade CEO, Matt Schatzman, signed the deal to privately fund the deepening […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brownsville, Texas, is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6 to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. This permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the Texas General Land Office and the City of South Padre Island to begin a beach renourishment project this week using beach-quality sand harvested from the Brazos Island Harbor Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas, maintenance dredging project. “We’re very excited about this year’s […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The panel unanimously agreed that the BIH feasibility study can proceed to State and Agency review. This action by the Civil […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    With six months on the job as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District supervisory civil engineer in the Engineering and Construction Division (Southern Area Office), Leslie Olson has her hands full, juggling the design of maintenance dredging projects in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Brazos Island Harbor and the […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced yesterday it will solicit a rapid response maintenance dredging contract, with the bid opening the week of March 3, to address critical shoaling and perform maintenance dredging within the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Harbor) jetty channel. Unexpected shoaling (sandy elevation of the bottom of a body […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 5 January 2011

    The City of South Padre Island together with the Texas General Land Office and the US Army Corps of Engineers will soon commence to install the necessary equipment needed to begin the Beneficial Use of Dredge Material (BUDM) project. The project was approved by City Council on December 15, 2010 at their regular meeting. The […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a year filled with budget cuts, hiring freezes, a reduction in staffing and a government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District worked diligently to increase understanding of the Corps’ mission of providing vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the nation’s security, energize the economy and reduce risks […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $2.2 million contract to RLB Contracting Inc. for placement of rip rap and articulating concrete block in order to minimize erosion of the existing Pelican Island Placement Area containment dikes in Galveston County, Texas. “The Pelican Island Placement Area receives dredged material from the Galveston Harbor […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. A large ocean-going hopper dredge, with pump out capability, began dredging […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order contract in the amount of $267,807.37 to AECOM Technical Services for Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) survey data collection at 32 dredging placement areas at various locations along the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). Data gathered will be used in […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, completed a beach renourishment project on South Padre Island using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project.   The district awarded a $3.4 million contract Sept. 27, 2012, to Weeks Marine Inc., which began dredging operations Nov. 3. The contract was completed in January.   Partnering […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount $1,369,515.74 to Integris Projects LLC (a Small Business Administration 8(a) contractor), for dewatering of the Alexander Island Placement Area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Harris County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water and increases the placement […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began work on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel with scheduled completion in 2014. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and prevent sediment from filling the entrances to ship channels along the Texas […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will begin implementing mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey data technology along the Texas coast in November to survey dredging placement areas, assist with hydrographic surveys and collect data that will help analyze beach erosion. “The use of mobile LiDAR will aid the district’s analysis of […]