TX - USACE, Jefferson County Ink CSRM Partnership Agreement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM).

This construction project within the Southwestern Division’s Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the existing hurricane protection system.

The first of five planned Construction projects for the area, is expected to begin April 2020.

Richard Beaumont, Chairman, Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 Board of Commissioners and Col. Timothy Vail, Galveston District commander, signed the project partnership agreement yesterday.

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