© 2022 Texas Public Radio
Real. Reliable. Texas Public Radio.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Community

Debris on I-45 highway at the entrance of Galveston is seen after Hurricane Ike hit the Gulf of Mexico near Gallveston
Carlos Barria/REUTERS
/
X90035
The Texas coast could permanently be altered by a storm surge barrier plan called the Ike Dike. In July, The U.S. Senate approved the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning the massive multibillion-dollar coastal project.