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The Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project, a partnership program between the City of Virginia Beach and the Norfolk District, U.S. Army...

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Gathright Dam’s first pulse release set for Wednesday
COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s first water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday, July 21...
Norfolk District invites public to virtual change of command ceremony July 8
NORFOLK, Va. – Col. Brian P. Hallberg will assume command of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in a change of command ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. July 8 at the city’s Half Moone...
Gathright Dam pulse release canceled as river conditions ‘favorable’
NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have canceled the upcoming pulse release scheduled for Wednesday, June 23 at Gathright Dam in the Alleghany Highlands of...
District schedules mosquito management spraying for Craney Island June 17
6/15/2021 UPDATED
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment for 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 17 over the federal property on the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area...
Corps to host virtual stakeholders public meeting for Gathright Dam pulse releases
COVINGTON, Va. – The Norfolk District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is hosting a virtual stakeholders public meeting on June 15 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to learn more about the Gathright Dam...
USACE schedules virtual FNOD Restoration Advisory Board for June 3
5/28/2021 UPDATED
SUFFOLK, Va. — Restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) remain an ongoing priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Community members can learn more about this...
Corps conducts semi-annual inspection at Gathright Dam ahead of pulse releases
COVINGTON, Va – The Norfolk District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducted a semi-annual inspection of the Gathright Dam on May 10-14 as part of the District's comprehensive dam safety...
Norfolk District’s site assessment for FEMA assists Virginia vaccination center opening
3/31/2021 UPDATED
A multidisciplinary team from the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, joined the Federal Emergency Management Agency in an assessment of a local site for conversion into a federally...
USACE to host Arlington National Cemetery project Industry Day for contractors
NORFOLK, Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District is scheduled to host a virtual “Industry Day” event on April 13 from 12:00-3:30 p.m. for construction contractors...
Army Corps of Engineers to host virtual careers open house
NORFOLK, Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District is scheduled to host a “Careers Virtual Open House” event March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to fill multiple vacancies...

Around USACE

Splitting a levee to make it stronger: Installing cutoff walls
7/27/2021 UPDATED
By now, just about everyone in the Sacramento & Natomas regions should know they’re living in one of the most at-risk areas in the nation for flooding. The region is literally ringed with levees that...
Engineering With Nature’s Tyndall Coastal Resilience Study recognized with international award
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and its partners received the U.K. Environment Agency Flood & Coast International Excellence Award June 30 for the Tyndall Coastal...
21-043 Ice Harbor Visitor Center closed until further notice due to COVID-19
BURBANK, Wash. – The visitor center at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam, located at Snake River Mile 9.7, on Ice Harbor Road, near Burbank, Washington, will be closed until further notice, effective...
21-042 Corps awards Clover Island contract: construction to begin this fall on ecosystem restoration project
Kennewick, Wash. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District (Corps) on Monday, awarded a $4 million construction contract to TDX Power Services, LLC to restore Clover Island’s aquatic and...
Corps of Engineers to host open house on largest diesel towboat in the U.S.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is hosting an open house aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi August 10 from 1-5 p.m. at River Heritage Park in downtown Davenport, Iowa...