About The Study

The Coastal Texas Study is a 5.5 year, $19.8M comprehensive study led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in partnership with its non-federal cost-share sponsor, the Texas General Land Office. The purpose of the study to identify feasible projects that reduce risks to public health and the economy, restore critical ecosystems, and advance coastal resiliency.

The results of the engineering, economic and environmental examinations will result in a final recommended plan that consists of coastal storm risk management and ecosystem restoration features. This plan will be submitted to Congress for authorization and funding in late Spring of 2021. To view a draft version of that report, see the Draft Proposal. Note: we want to hear your input. We will be accepting comments on this draft proposal during a 45-day public comment period starting on October 30, 2020 and closing on December 14, 2020. Get Involved.