Public Notices

NAO-2014-0751 Route 784

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) proposes to construct a 2.2-mile, two lane roadway (Route 784) with bike lanes, a multipurpose trail, a 5-foot-wide sidewalk, and stormwater facilities, on a new location northwest of the Town of Culpeper, in Culpeper County, Virginia. The southern terminus will connect to the existing Route 522, and the northern terminus will connect to the existing Route 729. The public comment period ends on February 21, 2015.


Seagate Terminals LLC proposes to develop a marine terminal on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River that will handle bulk materials for import and export. The approximate 15-acre landside facility will permanently impact thousands of square feet of wetlands. The public comment period ends Feb. 19, 2015.

NAO-2010-0423/2012-1671 Berry Hill Industrial Park

The applicant proposes to fill waters of the U.S. for the purpose of providing pre-developed infrastructure, transportation, and pad site improvements of a size necessary to attract an industrial use capable of providing a transformational, substantial positive economic impact to the Danville/Pittsylvania County area.

NAO-2014-01804/14-V1739 Old Dominion Speedway

Bradley Square Neighborhoods, LLC proposes to permanently impact 0.87 acres of jurisdictional wetlands for the realignment of and improvements to the existing Old Dominion Drive to the east for approximately 0.3 of a mile in Prince William County, Virginia. Comment period ends Febr. 9, 2015.

NAO-2011-1581 Route 28/Nokesville Road improvements

Prince William County proposes to widen and improve Route 28 (Nokesville Road), including new crossing structures and stormwater management facilities. Comments are due by Feb. 6, 2015.

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Veterans transition program documents Fort Norfolk relics

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Norfolk District 135: Edward Burr

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Final 2014 FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meets Dec. 4

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to attend a meeting about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot at 6:15 p.m., Dec. 4.

Great Bridge Lock reopens after temporary work closure

The Great Bridge Lock on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal reopened for 24-hour operations at 7 p.m. today after Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed repairs.

Great Bridge Lock to temporarily close Nov. 18-20

The Great Bridge Lock on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal will temporarily close to vessel traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 18-20, to facilitate diving and crane operations to reposition one of the lock valve chambers.

District reassures islanders of its commitment to them

A cadre of Norfolk District leaders and staff, accompanied by Deborah Christie with Congressman Scott Rigell’s office, journeyed by boat 14 miles in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay Monday to reaffirm their commitment to assisting in Tangier Island's subsistence and erosion issues.

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