Reminder: Deadline for Blue Roof Request

AUSTIN, Texas - Property owners whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Ike have only until 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 to visit a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Right of Entry (ROE) Collection Center and request a free temporary roof repair known as a "Blue Roof."

There are 13 Collection Centers located in Harris, Galveston and Jefferson counties. To hear a recording of locations, Texas residents can call 1-888-ROOF-BLU (1-888-766-3258) Customer service requests may be made by calling (713) 473-3188. Visits must be made in person to the collection centers so that officials can verify identity.