Army Corps Of Engineers Announces List Of Disaster Recovery Projects For Texas

Some of them are in the Houston region, such as the Ship Channel and the Buffalo Bayou

The Buffalo Bayou and its tributaries are one of the locations where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will implement disaster recovery projects.

The Office of Governor Greg Abbott informed Tuesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced an initial list of projects to address high-priority needs in states recently impacted by natural disasters, including several in Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

A news release from the Governor's office, detailed that, according to the USACE, the initial allocation of approximately $360 million will be used to address at 32 projects in 12 states.

The funding for the projects comes as a part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.

“As Texas continues on the road to recovery, our shipping channels and bayous are among the highest priorities for investment and repair,” said Governor Abbott.

The USACE identified the following projects in Texas to begin repair work on: Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries; Corpus Christi Ship Channel; Galveston Harbor and Channel; GIWW, Channel to Victoria; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; Houston Ship Channel; Matagorda Ship Channel; Sabine Neches Waterway; and Wallisville Lake.

Click here to see a full list of USACE projects.

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