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  • 30 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has extended the comment period for the Draft General Reevaluation Report and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Clear Creek Reevaluation Study, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Harris Counties, Texas, to Feb. 14, 2012. The Clear Creek Federal Flood Damage Reduction Project is a partnership project […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Representative Lizzie Fletcher visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Addicks Field Office earlier this week to receive a project update on the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Flood Control Project and tour the Addicks and Barker Dam and Reservoirs. Within Representative Fletcher’s 7th Congressional District, USACE Galveston District is currently completing a […]

  • 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. […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced an update on the dredging plans for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West (GIWW) Turnstake to Live Oak, San Antonio Bay and Matagorda Bay. The solicitation will be issued on or about 21 February, and the response date is 25 March 2014. The total value of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Anamar Environmental Consulting Inc. in the amount of about $260,000 for environmental services to include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Corpus Christi Ship Channel and off-shore dredge material disposal site. Routine testing allows staff to […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting a 5-day USACE prospect course on dredging fundamentals. Student attendees included USACE employees, and members from both the Coast Guard and Navy, the Corps said in its announcement. The purpose of the course is to provide the attendees with the fundamental knowledge of dredging theories […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Representative Lizzie Fletcher talked with concerned citizens last week regarding flooding issues within her congressional district. The meeting was held April 25 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Houston, the Galveston District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest releaes. Within Representative Fletcher’s 7th Congressional District, USACE Galveston District is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff executed a modification to the West Fork San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal contract June 7, 2019, to dredge an additional 497,400 cubic yards of material that was deposited in the mouth of the San Jacinto River from Hurricane Harvey. “This contract modification will ensure a […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District will host two public meetings to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. These meetings will be conducted in coordination with the Texas General Land Office and as part of the Sabine Pass to […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of around $240.000 to Ross Labs LLC., for a multi-channel hydrographic sweep system for hydrographic surveying for the Rio Grande Valley Resident Office, Port Isabel, Texas. “This contract will retrofit one of our survey vessels with extendable survey arms and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter 2019 Conference kicked off yesterday in San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas. Dredging is vital to the Texas coast and ports, and as a Galveston based dredging company, Callan Marine is excited to welcome all the participants and sponsors to this important annual dredging […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, recently awarded a contract to Manson Construction in the amount of approximately $5.2 million for maintenance dredging within the Entrance Channel of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Texas. A hopper dredge will remove around 3.15 million cubic yards of sediment from the Sabine-Neches Waterway Entrance Channel beginning in September 2016 […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $2,687,000 for maintenance dredging of the lower reach of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s (GIWW) Channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 985,000 cubic yards of material using a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors June 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2019, help small businesses navigate through the contracting […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Manson Construction Co., in the amount of $8,758,350, for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal, turning basin, junction area and Taylors Bayou in Jefferson and Orange counties, Texas, and Cameron Parish, La. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.9 […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $21,253,000 to Weeks Marine, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately four million cubic yards of shoaled material from Redfish Reef to Beacon 78 with material being placed […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) confirmed yesterday the receipt of a $69.8 million award on the San Jacinto River in Houston, Texas. This unique and challenging project is the first major Houston-area flood-control project after Hurricane Harvey and will restore a 2 mile-long stretch of the San Jacinto River to its pre-Harvey state. After the storm passed […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to Quaternary Resource Investigations (QRI) for geotechnical soil boring at the Rosa Allen Placement Area, located in Houston. “Once completed, the soil borings will be used in the design of an upcoming containment dike raising job in order to accommodate material from future […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Over the past few years, Rice University experts have been working on a new hurricane-protection options for the Houston-Galveston region. Past discussions focused on constructing a floodgate at the mouth of either Galveston Bay or the Houston Ship Channel. Rice University has just presented a third alternative: a mid-bay gate halfway between the previously discussed sites. 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 […]