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NORFOLK, Va. -- Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company pump sand dredged from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay up to Norfolk, Virginia’s Ocean View Beach. The sand is part of a $34.5 million project to reduce storm damage risk to infrastructure along a 7.3 mile stretch of waterfront, which is susceptible to damage during costal storms. Once complete, the beach will be 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Beach Building
NORFOLK, Va. -- Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company pump sand dredged from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay up to Norfolk, Virginia’s Ocean View Beach. The sand is part of a $34.5 million project to reduce storm damage risk to infrastructure along a 7.3 mile stretch of waterfront, which is susceptible to damage during costal storms. Once complete, the beach will be 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
NORFOLK, Va. -- Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company pump sand dredged from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay up to Norfolk, Virginia’s Ocean View Beach. The sand is part of a $34.5 million project to reduce storm damage risk to infrastructure along a 7.3 mile stretch of waterfront, which is susceptible to damage during costal storms. Once complete, the beach will be 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Pumping Sand
NORFOLK, Va. -- Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company pump sand dredged from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay up to Norfolk, Virginia’s Ocean View Beach. The sand is part of a $34.5 million project to reduce storm damage risk to infrastructure along a 7.3 mile stretch of waterfront, which is susceptible to damage during costal storms. Once complete, the beach will be 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
NORFOLK, Va. -- Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company pump sand dredged from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay up to Norfolk, Virginia’s Ocean View Beach. The sand is part of a $34.5 million project to reduce storm damage risk to infrastructure along a 7.3 mile stretch of waterfront, which is susceptible to damage during costal storms. Once complete, the beach will be 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Moving Fresh Sand
NORFOLK, Va. -- Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company pump sand dredged from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay up to Norfolk, Virginia’s Ocean View Beach. The sand is part of a $34.5 million project to reduce storm damage risk to infrastructure along a 7.3 mile stretch of waterfront, which is susceptible to damage during costal storms. Once complete, the beach will be 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
NORFOLK, VA – Heavy equipment is staged along the beach in Norfolk, Virginia’s East Ocean View neighborhood. Contractors will use the equipment to move dredged up sand on the beach to create a 60 foot wide beach berm that slopes to 5 feet above mean low water. Engineers’ designed the beach to absorb the wave energy, protecting critical infrastructure during coastal storms. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Willoughby Equipment Arrival
NORFOLK, VA – Heavy equipment is staged along the beach in Norfolk, Virginia’s East Ocean View neighborhood. Contractors will use the equipment to move dredged up sand on the beach to create a 60 foot wide beach berm that slopes to 5 feet above mean low water. Engineers’ designed the beach to absorb the wave energy, protecting critical infrastructure during coastal storms. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
ARLINGTON, Va. – Construction is nearing completion on the 27-acre Arlington National Cemetery Millennium Project; an expansion project, which adds nearly 30,000 burial and niche spaces to the cemetery here November 16, 2016. The $64 million project is scheduled to be complete and turned over to the cemetery this winter. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Millennium Columbarium
ARLINGTON, Va. – Construction is nearing completion on the 27-acre Arlington National Cemetery Millennium Project; an expansion project, which adds nearly 30,000 burial and niche spaces to the cemetery here November 16, 2016. The $64 million project is scheduled to be complete and turned over to the cemetery this winter. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
ARLINGTON, Va. – Construction is nearing completion on three new columbariums, which are a part of Arlington National Cemetery’s Millennium Project; a 27-acre expansion project, which adds nearly 30,000 burial and niche spaces to the cemetery here November 16, 2016. The $64 million project is scheduled to be complete and turned over to the cemetery this winter. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Millennium Columbarium
ARLINGTON, Va. – Construction is nearing completion on three new columbariums, which are a part of Arlington National Cemetery’s Millennium Project; a 27-acre expansion project, which adds nearly 30,000 burial and niche spaces to the cemetery here November 16, 2016. The $64 million project is scheduled to be complete and turned over to the cemetery this winter. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)

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This is the material on the Liberty Island #Dredge that is being used for the Oceanview/Willoughby Spit Project #beach #HRVa @NorfolkVA
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Live from the dredge! Working on Norfolk, Virginia's Willoughby and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project. With City of Norfolk Government
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There is a free workshop tomorrow, sponsored by @cityofnorfolk. Be sure to RSVP today! #conservation #HRVa
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Good Morning! #Gathright Dam release is currently 300-500 cfs. #RVa #JacksonRiver #CovingtonVa
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Good Morning! #Gathright Dam release is currently 200-500 cfs. Quote of the Day: For success, attitude is equally as important as ability! #RVa #JacksonRiver #CovingtonVa
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Folks living downstream from W. Kerr Scott Reservoir, USACE Wilmington District please be advised. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District has announced it will begin higher releases of water from the dam starting tomorrow in response to heavy widespread rain across North Carolina and Virginia over the past few days.
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Good Morning! #Gathright Dam release is currently 300-800 cfs. #RVa #JacksonRiver #CovingtonVa
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Good Morning! #Gathright Dam release is currently 300-500 cfs. Quote of the Day: Perseverance makes champions! #RVa #JacksonRiver #CovingtonVa
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