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  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, USACE Galveston District awarded a $16.9 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure LLC of Rocklin, California, for repairs and raises to the Port Arthur Coastal Storm Risk Management System. “This contract is a major milestone for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management and Ecosystem Restoration […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District Annual Dredging Meeting will be held on November 8, 2018, according to the Army Corps. The meeting takes place at the Galveston District Headquarters building; 2000 Fort Point Road, Galveston, Texas 77550. The purpose of the meeting is to present the FY 2019 and FY 2020 proposed dredging and planning schedules to various Federal and State […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, clarified last week additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. “We look forward to serving our community and Nation in executing the high priority […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently partnered with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to conduct a field-based Engineering With Nature Workshop to demonstrate the application of native plant species to support engineering objectives. The workshop demonstrated how best to maximize environmental benefits of nature-based features to enhance the structural integrity of […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum August 4th 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., to introduce the district’s new commanding officer, Col. Lars Zetterstrom, and discuss Southeast Texas Flood Risk Management partnering successes, challenges and opportunities during the 2015-2016 floods. “This forum provides us with […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $1.7 million to Shoreline Foundation Inc., for dewatering of Dredged Material Placement Area 14 in Chambers County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water which helps to consolidate material within the site and increase the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from environmental to flood risk management, dredging the Texas coast and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during a Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 25 at the district’s headquarters building in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was host of the 2014 Dredging Meeting that was held on October 23rd in the Jadwin Building, Galveston District Headquarters. More than 150 people participated at the district’s annual dredging meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to present the FY 2015 and FY 2016 proposed dredging […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and manmade disasters continues to make headlines in local papers as various agencies and organizations work to find solutions to this complex issue – a solution the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will be a part of implementing once a way forward is identified and funded. “There […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, met with key stakeholders from the Port of Houston Authority (POHA) and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to discuss Corps projects in the Galveston District during his July 23 visit to the […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 239th birthday with an awards ceremony to recognize the Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “Today we take a moment to honor the Army’s […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District received authorization for construction for the deepening of the Freeport Ship Channel to 55 feet, deepening of the Sabine Neches Waterway to 48 feet and will reauthorize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for widening and deepening to 52 feet following the U.S. Senate-House joint conference committee’s agreement […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, welcomed its new deputy commander Lt. Col. Jared B. Erickson, P.E., yesterday.   “We are fortunate to have Lt. Col. Erickson onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member of the district,” said Col. Richard Pannell, USACE Galveston District commander. “His leadership […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, plans to announce a tender for removal of about 957,000 cubic yards of material from the Sabine Neches Waterway. Anticipated solicitation issuance date is on or about 13 June 2014, and the estimated proposal due date will be on or about 18 July 2014. The estimated cost […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has presented a plan to invite bidders for the Matagorda Ship Channel dredging contract. The contractor will be required to perform maintenance dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel to remove approximately 2,000,000 cubic yards of material from the Peninsula to Point Comfort. No levee work is required. […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan to invite contractors to perform hopper dredging in the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Texas, Outer Bar and Bank Channel in Jefferson County, Texas and Cameron Parish, Louisiana. During the dredging work, approx. 2,821,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned areas. The […]

  • 20 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced the details about the dredging plans for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West (GIWW) Turnstake to Live Oak, San Antonio Bay and Matagorda Bay. This contract will include maintenance pipeline dredging of approximately 1,600,000 cy of material from the mentioned areas. The total value of this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Col. Christopher W. Sallese relinquished command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to Col. Richard P. Pannell during a change of command ceremony today at the USACE Galveston District’s Jadwin Building in Galveston, Texas. USACE Southwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula presided over the ceremony. “It is an honor to […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “The Corps’ and Army’s 238th birthday allows […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the safety, economic success and quality of life of local communities by reducing the risk for flooding along the Texas coast. Flood risk management projects reduce flood water damage in Texas’ low-lying coastal areas, flood-prone river valleys and inland bayous that can quickly become raging […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regional Environmental Specialist Janelle Stokes couldn’t have been more pleased when she learned she would be presenting an overview of the district’s beneficial use program to a group of visiting Louisiana State University students who are just as interested in dirt as she is, and on their way […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, 23 & 24 October 2012, the Galveston District will host its 2012 Dredging Conference. Fiscal years 2013/14 proposed dredging and planning schedules will be presented to various federal and state agencies, as well as representatives of the dredging industry and local sponsors involved in the USACE Galveston dredging program. The conference […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ 237th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 7, to recognize an Employee, Engineer and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “We’re here to reflect on the hard work and achievements of […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District launched its new website offering visitors quick and easy access to essential information about the district’s missions. The site is number eight of 58 USACE sites to be migrated this year to a cloud-based system, enabling the Corps to create a consistent look and feel and provide […]

  • 5 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $9,478,905 for maintenance dredging of the upper reaches of the Houston Ship Channel between Greens and Sims bayous. The contractor is required to remove approximately 800,000 cubic yards of material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]