Public Notices

Public Meeting: Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Baltimore Harbor and Channels 50-foot Project

Intent to Prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to Support the Decision Document for Channel Widening found in the Original Project Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Expansion of Shipping Channels and Approaches to the Baltimore Harbor in Chesapeake Bay Maryland and Virginia. Public comment period ends Nov. 25, 2014.


The applicant, Freedom I-66, LLC, is proposing permanent impacts to waters and wetlands of the United States on property known as Freedom I-66. The approximately 84-acre project site is located in Prince William County, Virginia. The project consists of combining two smaller parcels in order to construct a cohesive industrial park, electrical substation and associated infrastructure. Public comment period ends Nov. 24, 2014.


State of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Prospectus for In-Lieu-Fee Program. Relevant in all watersheds in the Commonwealth of Virginia. To provide mitigation compensation for impacts to waters of the United States pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act. Public comment period ends Nov. 23, 2014.


Alicia Drive Associates, LLC proposes to impact 1.42 acres of palustrine forested wetlands and 165 linear feet of jurisdictional ditch for the construction of a 264-unit apartment complex. The applicant proposes to compensate for impacts to the 1.42 acres of forested wetlands at a 2:1 ratio and the 0.01 acres of jurisdictional ditch at a 1:1 ratio through the purchase of 2.85 credits from the Middle Peninsula Environmental Properties, Inc. Public comments are due by Nov. 14, 2014.


Comment Period Extension for the Clean Water Act Proposed Rule for Definition of Waters of the U.S.: The comment period which was originally scheduled to end on July 21, 2014, had been previously extended to October 20, 2014. Comments now must be received on or before November 14, 2014.

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District awards NASA Langley contract to NYC-based company

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded a New York City-based company a $23 million contract to build a new computational research facility at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

Final Gathright Dam pulse release scheduled tomorrow cancelled

The Norfolk District has cancelled the sixth and final pulse release from Gathright Dam due to heavy rainfall expected in the area over the next 24 to 36 hours.

Historic Fort Norfolk to close for maintenance and repairs Oct. 14

Fort Norfolk will close to visitors from Oct. 14 to Dec. 12 as contractors perform various maintenance and repairs to the historic War of 1812-era coastal fortification.

Corps completes maintenance at Deep Creek Bridge ahead of schedule

Maintenance repairs to saw cut and patch deteriorated concrete portions of the Deep Creek Bridge’s approach road were completed ahead of schedule Oct. 6.

Corps schedules maintenance at Deep Creek Bridge, Sept. 28 to Oct. 9

The Deep Creek Bridge will undergo scheduled maintenance repairs to the span’s concrete approach between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., beginning Sept. 28, through the morning of Oct. 9, weather permitting.

Craney Island mosquito spraying set for Sept. 26

Norfolk District will conduct aerial mosquito spraying Friday, Sept. 26, over U.S. Army property at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area in Portsmouth, Va.

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