Public Notices

NAO-2014-1173

7/31/2014
Loves Travel Stops & Country Stores proposes to construct commercial development of a Loves Travel Stops & Country Stores facility encompassing 15 acres of the 28.9 acre site. The project is located within wetlands adjacent to the Jackson River, at 9100 Winterberry Avenue, Covington, Virginia. Public comment period ends Aug. 29, 2014.

NAO-2002-0315

7/25/2014
Ten Acre LLC proposes to construct West Dulles Industrial Park, an industrial park and associated infrastructure, on the western side of Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County, Virginia. Comments are due by August 25, 2014.

NAO-2014-0626

7/25/2014
Waterfront Marine proposes to complete a design build project that will replace the old truss steel bridge in the Nottaway River at Route 35 in Courtland, Virginia. The modern bridge will be 902 feet in length and will be in the same location as the old bridge. Public comment period ends Aug. 25, 2014.

NAO-2014-1381

7/23/2014
Loudoun County Sanitation Authority proposes to construct two new underground wastewater transmission lines and their associated manholes (Horsepen Run Parallel Sewer and BRIPPI Phase V) to increase capacity to two existing transmission lines near the Dulles Greenway and Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County, Virginia. Comments are due by Aug. 25, 2014.

MODIFICATION-NAO-2006-5460

7/21/2014
This is a modification to the original public notice. The applicant proposes to expand the existing parking lot by 60 spaces to the east of a newly constructed medical center and construct a stormwater pond. The purpose of the project is to increase parking to the facility. The proposed project will impact 0.11 acres of palustrine forested wetlands and 225 linear feet of stream channel. Comment period ends Aug. 4, 2014.

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Craney Island safety, health management program reaches pinnacle, earns VPP Star status

7/28/2014
After five years of building a world-class safety and health management program, the staff of the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area has earned the coveted VPP Star recognition.

District continues commitment to James; issues order to dredge

7/28/2014
As part of the three year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, the district issued a $3.2 million task order to dredge 475,000 cubic yards of sediment causing shoals in the James River at Dancing Point and Jordan Point on June 17.

Norfolk District 135: James Mercur

7/25/2014
On June 15, 1881, Capt. James Mercur took command as the second engineer in charge of the Norfolk office after Capt. Charles B. Phillips, the first engineer in charge, died while still in command. He was in charge of improving the Norfolk, Virginia and Beaufort and Edenton, North Carolina harbors; Cape Fear River and Currituck Sound

Craney Island mosquito spraying set for July 28

7/25/2014
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the city of Portsmouth, Va., will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying Monday, July 28, at federal properties on Craney Island and adjacent city properties.

Sandy restoration work for NASA’s Wallops Island commences

7/24/2014
Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began here July 18. Dredges from New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, Inc. are on-site, pumping sand from an off-shore borrow site and placing the sand along the beach restoring berm and dune elevations to levels that will protect NASA and Mid-Atlantic Spaceport infrastructure from strong, storm-generated wave damage from the Atlantic Ocean.

Norfolk District prepares to dredge near Wachapreague

7/24/2014
On the Eastern Shore’s lacey, Atlantic-facing coast, two main channels in Finney Creek and Bradford Bay cut their way inland toward the Victorian-era town of Wachapreague, Virginia. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted over since routine dredging in early 2013, but the process was given a significant nudge by Hurricane Sandy. For several months, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared and begun to implement plans to dredge the channels.

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