Public Notices


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.


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.


Dominion Virginia Power has submitted a permit application for the construction and operation of the Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project. The project includes two 6-MW wind turbines on the Outer Continental Shelf, about 24 nautical miles east of Virginia Beach. Public comment period ends Aug. 15, 2014.

NAO 2013-1980

PROPOSED WORK AND PURPOSE: The applicant proposes to build a multi-phase Industrial Park Expansion on a 189 acre parcel to further expand the existing data campus in order to meet overall online services demand. The project will consist of building a regional multiple buildings for a datacenter and providing associated support infrastructure to house servers and computer equipment to operate large‐scale web portal services as part of on‐line services businesses. This expansion is required to address expanding customer demand for our products and services in the region.

Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot, FUDS, Suffolk, Virginia

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting July 10, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5921 Harbour View Boulevard, Suffolk, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Proposed Plans for the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot in Suffolk, Virginia. Public comment period ends July 30, 2014.

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Sandy restoration work for NASA’s Wallops Island commences

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

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.

Norfolk District 135: Charles B. Phillips

Editor’s note: Beginning July 1, 2014, Norfolk District celebrates its 135 Anniversary. Stay with us throughout the year as we look back at our former commanders, completed projects and distinguished employees. On July 1, 1879, Capt. Charles B. Phillips became the Engineer in Charge of the United States Engineer Office in Norfolk, which was the predecessor to the Norfolk District.

Corps to host FNOD public meeting July 10; receive public comments through July 30

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting July 10, 6-8 p.m., to discuss proposed clean-up plans for three sites at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot in Suffolk, Va.

Hampton Roads communities use student ingenuity, benefit from emergency power assessments

With the 2014 hurricane season upon us, 10 critical facilities throughout Chesapeake, Gloucester County and James City County can rest easier knowing their emergency power needs have been accurately documented.

District continues Fort Lee transformation; delivers world-class support to warfighter

Four years after Fort Lee became the central hub for Army logistics training due to the Base Realignment and Closure 2005 decision, the Norfolk District continues to help the installation and its major tenants continue to evolve.

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