Public Notices


Alicia Drive Associates, LLC proposes to impact 1.42 acres of palustrine forested wetlands and 165 linear feet of jurisdictional ditch for the construction of a 264-unit apartment complex. The applicant proposes to compensate for impacts to the 1.42 acres of forested wetlands at a 2:1 ratio and the 0.01 acres of jurisdictional ditch at a 1:1 ratio through the purchase of 2.85 credits from the Middle Peninsula Environmental Properties, Inc. Public comments are due by Nov. 14, 2014.


Comment Period Extension for the Clean Water Act Proposed Rule for Definition of Waters of the U.S.: The comment period which was originally scheduled to end on July 21, 2014, had been previously extended to October 20, 2014. Comments now must be received on or before November 14, 2014.

Regulatory Staff Updates

The Norfolk District Regulatory Office would like to welcome our two newest section chiefs and announce a minor realignment of staff and their territories.

Regulatory Electronic Submissions

In an effort to increase efficiency and reduce duplication, the Norfolk District has implemented a new policy regarding the submittal of new project requests.


Mr. Kenneth Douglas Wilkins is proposing the removal and reconstruction of an existing pier and twelve commercial mooring slips to be used by the existing eco-tourism and rental operation; the proposed construction of sixty-four new members-only slips with associated piers; construction of a boat ramp; installation of a non-backfilled bulkhead; as well as maintenance and new dredging at property located at 3701 South Sandpiper Road in the Sandbridge community of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Latest News

District awards NASA Langley contract to NYC-based company

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded a New York City-based company a $23 million contract to build a new computational research facility at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

Final Gathright Dam pulse release scheduled tomorrow cancelled

The Norfolk District has cancelled the sixth and final pulse release from Gathright Dam due to heavy rainfall expected in the area over the next 24 to 36 hours.

Historic Fort Norfolk to close for maintenance and repairs Oct. 14

Fort Norfolk will close to visitors from Oct. 14 to Dec. 12 as contractors perform various maintenance and repairs to the historic War of 1812-era coastal fortification.

Corps completes maintenance at Deep Creek Bridge ahead of schedule

Maintenance repairs to saw cut and patch deteriorated concrete portions of the Deep Creek Bridge’s approach road were completed ahead of schedule Oct. 6.

Corps schedules maintenance at Deep Creek Bridge, Sept. 28 to Oct. 9

The Deep Creek Bridge will undergo scheduled maintenance repairs to the span’s concrete approach between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., beginning Sept. 28, through the morning of Oct. 9, weather permitting.

Craney Island mosquito spraying set for Sept. 26

Norfolk District will conduct aerial mosquito spraying Friday, Sept. 26, over U.S. Army property at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area in Portsmouth, Va.

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