Deep Creek Bridge in Chesapeake, Virginia, which spans the Dismal Swamp Canal, is identified in the USACE work plan and president's FY 17 budget to receive $22 million in federal money to go towards replacing the 80 year-old structure.
Choke Point in Chesapeake Receives Federal Attention
Deep Creek Bridge in Chesapeake, Virginia, which spans the Dismal Swamp Canal, is identified in the USACE work plan and president's FY 17 budget to receive $22 million in federal money to go towards replacing the 80 year-old structure.
Marcus Jones, Norfolk city manager and Col. Jason Kelly, Norfolk District commander  sign the Feasibility Coast Share Agreement for the Norfolk flood risk management study on February 3, 2016. The agreement allows the Norfolk District to take a comprehensive look at the city of Norfolk to identify potential areas that projects could be constructed to protect the city from flooding and sea-level rise. (U.S. Army photo/Kerry Solan)
Norfolk Flood Study Signing
Marcus Jones, Norfolk city manager and Col. Jason Kelly, Norfolk District commander sign the Feasibility Coast Share Agreement for the Norfolk flood risk management study on Feb. 3, 2016. The agreement allows the Norfolk District to take a comprehensive look at the city of Norfolk to identify potential areas that projects could be constructed to protect the city from flooding and sea-level rise. (U.S. Army photo/Kerry Solan)
District Commander Col. Jason Kelly and IIES Branch Chief Keith Lockwood accept recognition from Elizabeth River Project for the district's local environmental stewardship. Lockwood headed up efforts to achieve "Model Level" business recognition for the district's "exceptional environmentally responsible practices."
RiverStars Award
District Commander Col. Jason Kelly and IIES Branch Chief Keith Lockwood accept recognition from Elizabeth River Project for the district's local environmental stewardship. Lockwood headed up efforts to achieve "Model Level" business recognition for the district's "exceptional environmentally responsible practices."
In front of a mostly packed house in Tangier Island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project.
Bay islanders receive status update on needed jetty
In front of a mostly packed house in Tangier Island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project.
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Double-depth concrete liners are prepositioned on site at Arlington National Cemetery’s Millennium Project here October 20, 2015. The liners are a first for the cemetery, which in the past placed single-depth concrete liners into burial spaces just prior to a funeral service. The new system presets the liners at 18 inches below the surface, allows for two caskets to be placed inside and increases efficiency when prepping a plot for burial. Learn more about the Millennium Project at http://bit.ly/MillenniumProj. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
New liner system increases efficiency at Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Double-depth concrete liners are being installed at Arlington National Cemetery’s Millennium Project. The new system presets the liners at 18 inches below the surface, allows for two caskets to be placed inside and increases efficiency when prepping a plot for burial.
The Army Corps of Engineers and its partner, Virginia Port Authority, preparing Environmental Assessment to evaluate environmental impacts from reasonable project alternatives, and to determine the potential for significant impacts.
Environmental assessment planning underway for deepening Norfolk Harbor and Channels and Elizabeth River Southern Branch improvements
The Army Corps of Engineers and its partner, Virginia Port Authority, preparing Environmental Assessment to evaluate environmental impacts from reasonable project alternatives, and to determine the potential for significant impacts.
CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C. -- The Dismal Swamp Canal offers boaters a tranquil and serene trip down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. On average, more than 700 boaters utilize the canal between the months of September and December.
Dismal Serenity
Did you know that on average more than 700 boaters utilize the Dismal Swamp Canal between the months of September and December. The Canal offers a tranquil and serene trip down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

Public Notices

I-95 Express Lanes

5/2/2016
The applicant proposes to extend the I95 Express Lanes beyond the current southern terminus of those lanes in Stafford County.

Archers Meade Proposed Subdivision in Carrollton Va

4/22/2016
The applicant’s stated proposes to develop 41 acres west of the Edgewood Estates residential development north of Carrollton Boulevard, south of Whippingham Parkway, in Carrollton, Virginia. The site drains into Ragged Island Creek, which drains into the James River, a navigable water of the U.S.

Closing of the Blue Ridge Field Office

4/20/2016
Effective immediately, the Blue Ridge Field Office is officially closed.

Sandbridge Road bridge replacement

4/15/2016
City of Virginia Beach proposes to replace the existing Sandbridge Road bridge over Hell Point Creek, by constructing a temporary road and bridge, dismantling the old bridge, and then constructing a new bridge at elevation 5.5 feet in the same location as the existing bridge.

Chesopeian Colony dredging

4/12/2016
The City of Virginia Beach proposes to mechanically dredge approximately 54,906 cubic yards (561,164 square feet) at varying depths not to exceed -4.5 feet below mean low water (MLW) in order to allow residents to restore safe access to navigable channels in the Lynnhaven River and remove accumulated sediment in the channels and in the access basins around private owner’s docks, piers, and similar facilities. The project is located adjacent to the Chesopeian Colony subdivision within and between Pinetree Branch (to the west) and London Bridge Creek (to the east), which are tributaries of the Eastern Branch of the Lynnhaven River in the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Latest News

Arlington National Cemetery hosts open house to seek comments on Southern Expansion Project

4/21/2016
Arlington National Cemetery announces the initiation of the Southern Expansion Project and Associated Roadway Realignment, and invites the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act scoping meeting to learn more about and provide comments on the proposed project.

North Landing Bridge hit, operating under alternate lift schedule

3/2/2016
The North Landing Bridge, which spans the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal between Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, is operating on an alternative lift schedule after being struck by a barge yesterday morning.

Post’s dredge material handling finishes construction

3/1/2016
Repair work on a confined upland-placement site for dredged material at Fort Eustis is complete and ready for use.

First FNOD meeting of 2016 scheduled

2/29/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host their quarterly public meeting regarding restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot Thursday.

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