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  • 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. […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,382,700 to New Orleans-based Bailey-CKY, a small disadvantaged veteran-owned small business, to perform construction of dewatering ditches at the San Jacinto Placement Area relating to the Galveston harbor and channel in Galveston County, Texas. Work will consist of providing materials, […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2.3 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for dewatering of the Spilman Island Placement Area. “Spilman Island Placement Area provides capacity for maintenance material dredged from the Houston Ship Channel and Barbours Terminal Channel projects,” said Tricia […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2.6 million to RLB Contracting Inc, for replacement of the drop-outlet structures at Spilman Island Placement Area. “Spilman Island Placement Area provides capacity for maintenance material dredged from the Houston Ship Channel and Barbours Terminal Channel projects,” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s Channel to Victoria Middle Reach. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston District’s […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of approximately $4.6 to RLB Contracting Inc., for underwater demolition and debris removal from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and Galveston Causeway. The contractor is required to remove underwater structures, including concrete, steel, wood and various other underwater debris located […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount $3,405,500 to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Harbor Entrance Channel in Cameron County, Texas. The Texas General Land Office and City of South Padre Island partnered with the USACE Galveston District to contribute approximately $1.5 million in […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Trustee Implementation Group (Texas TIG) has released its first restoration plan. The restoration projects described in the plan address natural resource injuries resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The plan, consistent with the Trustees’ programmatic restoration plan, focuses on oysters and wetlands, coastal and nearshore habitats. The Texas Trustee Implementation Group Final 2017 Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment: Restoration […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $4,431,200 for maintenance dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Basin to Viola Turning Basin in Calhoun County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of material using a […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $209,000 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC, for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing of soil conditions in Orange and Jefferson counties, Texas. The contractor is required to obtain 23 core borings and 14 cone penetrometer tests to gather preliminary […]

  • 6 April 2012

    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 $42,155.24 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Texas City Navigation Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted the Summer 2017 Stakeholder Partnering Forum, on August 15-16 at its district headquarters. The Galveston District conducts semi-annual stakeholder partnering forums with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding several Corps programs. These programs include ecosystem restoration, flood risk management, maintaining […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc., a specialized hydrographic survey company, announces this year’s speakers for the half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks 2012,” to be held on Nov. 7, 2012, at Brady’s Landing Restaurant near the Houston Ship Channel. This year’s line-up and topics include: Presiding Officer Robert Thompson (Houston Pilots – Pilot’s Perspective), Chris […]

  • 11 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown by identifying staff whose work responsibilities are designated as ‘excepted’ or ‘non-excepted’, as outlined in the Department of Defense Contingency Guidance document. According to Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, civilian personnel deemed to […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced recently that Steven Cernak, Port Director and Chief Executive Officer for Port of Galveston, has been selected as Chief Executive/Port Director for Broward County’s Port Everglades Department. Cernak will replace Phillip C. Allen, who is retiring on February 3, 2012, after leading Port Everglades since 2006. Cernak’s start date […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth, Texas, recently awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Galveston Harbor and Channel. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the $10.1 million contract was given to Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, on September 28th 2018. During the works, the contractor will remove over 1 million […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released this beautiful photo from the Babe’s Beach nourishment project in Galveston, TX, adding that the beach fill work is currently underway near 61st street. This project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place up to 711,000 cubic yards of beach […]

  • 3 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District has a future requirement for dredging of Galveston Entrance Channel. Work consists of providing materials, equipment, and labor for a hopper dredging of approximately 2 million cubic yards of material and depositing offshore. This dredging effects the inner and outer bar with option(s)for Houston Ship Channel (HSC) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded recently a $1.3 million contract to RLB Contracting Inc., for dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Lost Lake Placement Area. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water which helps to consolidate material within the site and increase the placement area’s capacity to hold more dredge material […]

  • 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, […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Commander Col. Christopher W. Sallese visited the La Quinta Channel Extension Project in Nueces County, Texas. Work includes deepening the channel extension and creating a beneficial use site with a scheduled completion of July 2013. USACE Galveston awarded a contract September 2011 in the amount of $33,537,027.20 to […]

  • 17 November 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Port of Galveston Director Steven M. Cernak signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during an official ceremony in Panama City, Panama today. Held at the ACP Administration Building and attended by senior officials, the event marked the beginning of a new partnership between the two entities. […]

  • 14 November 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 $49,220.82 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Houston Ship Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze and evaluate shoal material […]