Public Notices

NAO-2004-04041 Rudee Inlet Dredging

2/20/2015
The City of Virginia Beach proposes to dredge approximately 150,000 cubic yards per cycle either by hydraulic dredge or by hopper dredge from the Rudee Inlet Outer Channel Deposition Basin. The dredged material is expected to be primarily beach quality sand that will be used for beach nourishment between Rudee Inlet and 14th Street at a previously authorized placement area or placed nearshore north of Rudee Inlet. The comment period ends on March 23, 2015.

NAO-2014-00469

2/6/2015
M&F Concrete, Inc. is proposing the construction of a concrete facility. The proposed project will permanently impact 1.26 acres of wetlands and open waters. The six-acre site is located 0.2 miles north of the intersection of Balls Ford Road and Old Compton Road, in Prince William County, Virginia. Public comment period ends March 6, 2015.

NAO-2014-1075

2/5/2015
The city of Virginia Beach, Virginia proposes to decrease Shipps Corner Road’s curvature at the existing bend by realigning the road southward. The project is located adjacent to West Neck Creek in Virginia Beach. The public comment period ends March 9, 2015.

Clean Water Act Interpretive Rule for 404(f)(1)(A) Withdrawal

2/4/2015
This is a public notice regarding the withdrawal of the Clean Water Act Interpretive Rule, and to help inform the public and agricultural, ranching, and silvicultural communities of the withdrawal. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers want to make clear to the public that the statutory exemption of 404(f)(1)(A) still remains available for use when applicable for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with normal farming, silviculture, and ranching activities that are part of an established operation. Withdrawal date: Jan. 29, 2015.

NAO-2014-1891 Lied Pier

1/29/2015
Todd Lied proposes to construct a 5-foot by 150-foot residential open-pile timber pier in the Southwest Branch of the Back River, a tributary to the Chesapeake Bay. Public comment period ends Feb. 12, 2015.

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Norfolk 135: Thomas Lincoln Casey, Jr.

2/12/2015
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President’s budget includes $27.9M for Virginia civil works projects

2/3/2015
President Obama’s proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget transmitted to Congress includes $4.732 billion in gross discretionary funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Of that sum, the budget provides $27,968,000 for a variety of Norfolk District projects, including $800,000 to study the deepening of the Norfolk Harbor Channel to 55 feet.

USACE releases report on coastal storm, flood risk in North Atlantic region

1/28/2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.

Veterans transition program documents Fort Norfolk relics

12/22/2014
The Army Corps of Engineers Veteran’s Curation Program, provide recently separated military veterans with employment and job training through rehabilitation and preservation of archeological collections, including items found at Fort Norfolk, while also providing the vets with interview skills training and resume writing assistance.

Norfolk District 135: Edward Burr

12/19/2014
Edward Burr served as the sixth commander of the Norfolk U.S. Engineers Office. While in command, oversaw improvements to the inland water route (Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal) from Norfolk, Virginia to Albemarle Sound, North Carolina. These improvements included logging and dredging operations on the North Landing River, as well as straightening the river and making it 80 feet wide and 9 feet deep.

Final 2014 FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meets Dec. 4

11/24/2014
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.

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