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MATHEWS COUNTY, VA – Contractors use a crane to place granite along the bottom of the Piankatank River near Gwynn, Virginia.  The granite is being used to create 25 acres of new sanctuary reef habitat for oysters in the river.  (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Piankatank Rock Placement
MATHEWS COUNTY, VA – Contractors use a crane to place granite along the bottom of the Piankatank River near Gwynn, Virginia. The granite is being used to create 25 acres of new sanctuary reef habitat for oysters in the river. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
MATHEWS COUNTY, VA – Contractors use a crane to place granite along the bottom of the Piankatank River near Gwynn, Virginia.  The granite is being used to create 25 acres of new sanctuary reef habitat for oysters in the river.  (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Grabbing Rock
MATHEWS COUNTY, VA – Contractors use a crane to place granite along the bottom of the Piankatank River near Gwynn, Virginia. The granite is being used to create 25 acres of new sanctuary reef habitat for oysters in the river. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
MATHEWS COUNTY, VA – Contractors use a crane to place granite along the bottom of the Piankatank River near Gwynn, Virginia.  The granite is being used to create 25 acres of new sanctuary reef habitat for oysters in the river.  (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
Rock Claw
MATHEWS COUNTY, VA – Contractors use a crane to place granite along the bottom of the Piankatank River near Gwynn, Virginia. The granite is being used to create 25 acres of new sanctuary reef habitat for oysters in the river. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)
The beaches at Willoughby Spit, East Ocean View and Ocean View have been widened to provide additional protection to city of Norfolk neighborhoods from wave damage during coastal storms. Crews finished up pumping sand onto the beach from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay on May 19, 2017. The beaches are no 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water.
Widened Beach
The beaches at Willoughby Spit, East Ocean View and Ocean View have been widened to provide additional protection to city of Norfolk neighborhoods from wave damage during coastal storms. Crews finished up pumping sand onto the beach from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay on May 19, 2017. The beaches are no 60 feet wide and slope up to 5 feet above mean low water.
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)

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Good Morning! #Gathright Dam release is currently 400-700 cfs. Fire up the grill! it's Friday! #RVa #JacksonRiver #CovingtonVa
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Good Morning! #Gathright Dam release is currently 240-600 cfs. #RVa #JacksonRiver #CovingtonVa
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Good Morning! #Gathright Dam is currently 500-1200 cfs. A better day is waiting for you!! #RVa #JacksonRiver #CovingtonVa
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Project Labor Agreement For Aircraft Apron and Airfield Improvements - The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers is soliciting comments from the construction community addressing the potential use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) for the Aircraft Apron and Airfield Improvements located at Ft. Eustis, Virginia. https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=56fe47cc1826a33f4b332ade8e7deade&tab=core&_cview=0
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NASA Flight Dynamics Research Facility - Norfolk District is seeking industry input to assess the suitability of commercially available vertical wind tunnels (e.g., free-fall simulators) to meet, or can be modified to meet, the requirements of the NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) located in Hampton, Virginia. https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=d5b8737573ff176edf9194d2bec202e7&tab=core&_cview=1
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Late this afternoon, through tonight, severe weather is expected with damaging wind gust, heavy rainfall, and localized flash flooding. Check the maps for expected severe weather and times. #HRVawx #RVawx
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