Army Corps Announces Nearly $5B for Texas Disaster Recovery Efforts


In: All News   Posted 07/09/2018
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released their plan for the disaster funding passed by Congress earlier this year, directing nearly $5 billion for disaster recovery projects in Texas. Additionally, the USACE announced nearly $16 million will go toward several studies in Texas on projects that would help protect the state against future natural disasters.

Disaster Recovery Projects in Texas Receiving Funding from USACE:

  • Brays Bayou – $75,000,000
  • Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries - $1,454,000
  • Clear Creek - $295,165,000
  • Dallas Floodway - $222,911,000
  • Dallas Floodway Extension - $53,000,000
  • Hunting Bayou - $65,000,000
  • Lewisville Dam - $91,959,000
  • Lower Colorado River - $73,290,000
  • Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay - $3,957,134,000
  • White Oak Bayou - $45,000,000

Studies in Texas Receiving Funding from USACE: 

  • Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study - $1,902,000
  • Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Study - $6,000,000
  • Houston Regional Watershed Assessment - $3,000,000
  • Brazos River, Fort Bend County Erosion Management Study - $3,000,000
  • Guadalupe and San Antonio River Basins - $2,000,000