GALVESTON BAY PARK PLAN (GBPP)
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Aerial of Galveston Bay showing Galveston Bay Park in Place

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Rendering of GBPP

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Rendering of GBPP

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A VISION FOR HOUSTON & GALVESTON BAY

The SSPEED Center has secured $1 million in new funding for research studies for the Galveston Bay Park Plan (GBPP) from the City of Houston, Harris County Flood Control, The Port of Houston and an investor.   

 

The research will include barrier design, project program development, computer modeling of GBPP and Oyster Reef Research and Mitigation.   

 

The GBPP is a regional multi-functional facility providing flood surge protection, recreational opportunities enhanced environmental conditions, improved operational safety for Houston Ship Channel, and improved fish and wildlife. The project works in collaboration with the Coastal Spine.   

 

The project proposes the construction under permits issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It would create of a new string of islands in Galveston Bay that will double as a storm surge barrier and recreational park space. As the Houston Ship Channel continues to be expanded and dredged, the materials could be used to create the barriers.