Search results for: Galveston

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  • 30 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $7,756,320 to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for dredging of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.2 million cubic yards of material using a pipeline dredge in Galveston Bay near Kemah, Texas.  “This dredge […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, has won an $8.9 million contract for a maintenance dredging project in Galveston, Texas. According to the U.S. Department of Defense’s announcement, Manson will perform hopper dredging in the Galveston Inner and Outer Bar, Entrance and Houston Ship Channel from Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef. The estimated completion date […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Port of Houston Authority is considering a Galveston Bay construction project, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Port of Houston Authority proposes to use a hydraulic pipeline dredge to deepen and widen the Bayport Ship Channel, deepen the Turning Basin, deepen a portion […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has won an $11.5 million contract (with options) for hopper dredging of the Galveston Ship Channel, Outer and Inner Bar Channels, and Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef in Galveston and Chambers Counties. Maintenance dredging will remove approximately 433,000 cubic yards (CY) from Galveston Entrance Channel and Outer Bar Section numbers 7-9; […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.2 million to Midwest Construction Company, for construction repairs of Shoal Point Placement Area 3, 4 and 5. The contractor is required to repair several sections of the containment levee. “Dredge material placement areas are necessary for the USACE […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees to launch the implementation of the Sand Management Cost Shared Study. The district and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees pursued a sand management cost-shared study following the establishment of a partnership last year to develop a science-based sand […]

  • 30 December 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, completed deepening of the Galveston Ship Channel from 40 to 45 feet, Dec. 23… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, December 30, 2010;

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Suction hopper dredge M/V Glenn Edward, the newest and largest hopper dredge in the U.S., has been removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel was working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently hired RLB Contracting Inc. to expand the Chocolate Bayou Placement Area 4, located in Brazoria County, Texas. “The navigation project located between the communities of Galveston and Freeport in Brazoria County, Texas, provides a 12-feet-deep, 125-feet-wide shallow draft channel, which extends 8.2 miles from its junction,” said […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded two small business task order contracts to Sol Engineering Service LLC, (an 8(a) small business) in the amount of $63,498.55 for environmental services to include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 1 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $13,287,950 to Seattle, Wash.-based Manson Construction Company to perform maintenance dredging within the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and a portion of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately 3,000,000 cubic yards of shoaled […]

  • 11 July 2010

    GALVESTON — Brown pelicans glide above the waters of the appropriately named Pelican Island just before sunset. At the island’s Seawolf Park… By JENALIA MORENO [mappress] Source: chron, July 12, 2010;

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $72,152.12 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Corpus Christi Navigation Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze and evaluate shoal […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Manson Construction Co., in the amount of $3,234,150 for maintenance dredging of the Sabine Pass Outer Bar and Bank Channel, Texas. Hopper dredge BAYPORT will remove approximately 2.6 million cubic yards of sediment from the Sabine-Neches Waterway Entrance Channel beginning in mid May […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,390,250 to Mike Hooks Inc., for dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 900,000 cubic yards of material using a pipeline dredge. “This […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,583,500 to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for the maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 936,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Texas City Channel in the coming […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,131,067 to RLB Contracting Inc., for dewatering and incremental levee raising at dredging placement areas 1 and 2 located north of the Harbor Causeway or Highway 181, on the east side of the Inner Harbor, Corpus Christi, Texas. “Dewatering allows […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the AVA Digital Awards competition for the “Dig This: 2012 Dredging Along the Texas Coast” video. The four-minute video infographic, created to educate the public about the importance of keeping waterways open for navigation, the economic impact […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $4,397,500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement area levee construction in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 735,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suction hopper dredger M/V Glenn Edward, the newest and largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel is working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Suction hopper dredger M/V “Glenn Edward”, the newest and largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel is working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a diesel fuel spill near Buffalo Bayou, Texas, yesterday morning.  Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the dredger Susan Crosby that during a fuel transfer the vessel’s tank overflowed and released an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Houston Ship Channel just north […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was the host to the second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, 2015, at its headquarters building in Galveston. Along with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners, the Corps discussed best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation […]