US Army Corps of Engineers
Norfolk District Website

  • June


    Public comment closes July 22 for the Pamunkey Indian Tribal Gaming Authority proposal of construction and dredging on and near the Elizabeth River's eastern branch for an slated resort casino in Norfolk, Virginia.
  • 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 Virginia near Covington.
  • NAO-2020-00984

    The applicant is proposing the construction of a new interchange to reduce current and future traffic congestion at the intersection of Balls Ford Road and the Prince William County Parkway (Route 234). 
  • District schedules mosquito management spraying for Craney Island June 17

    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 in Portsmouth, Virginia.
  • NAO 2020-0149

    Public comment for the dredging of a navigation channel, community turning basin and private mooring areas for four property owners in Crab Creek, Norfolk, Virginia, closes July 14. 
  • 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 and the upcoming scheduled pulse releases. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and ask questions.
  • NAO-2020-02302

    The Norfolk District received a joint permit application for Federal and State permits. The applicant proposes to place fill in waters of the U.S. for a mixed use residential and industrial development in Augusta County, VA.
  • May

    USACE hosts FNOD Restoration Advisory Board virtual meeting June 3

    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 Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) and hear the latest cleanup progress during the project’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) virtual meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. June 3 via Webex.
  • NAO-2020-02302

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, received a proposal for industrial and residential construction that may impact aquatic resources and closes for public comment June 24.
  • NAO-2004-4744

    Maintenance dredging is proposed by Northampton County for Kings Creek Channel and Cape Charles Public Beach, in Cape Charles, Virginia, with the public comment period closing June 21.
  • MiddlePeninsula408DredgingCatPerm

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is considering a categorical permission for maintenance dredging and dredged material placement activities associated with the civil works federal navigation projects located within the Middle Peninsula, Virginia, listed in the attached file titled with public comment closing June 11.
  • CENAO-WRR 2009-02094, 20-V2189

    The project is located on a site known as “Camptown Races” containing approximately 197 acres of land located on the east line of Elletts Crossing Road, the north line of Hickory Hill Road, and the west line of Interstate Route 95 in Hanover County, Virginia.  The site drains to the South Anna River, a tributary to the Pamunkey River within the York River watershed.  A vicinity map is attached.
  • 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 program ahead of yearly pulse releases scheduled to begin in June.
  • CENAO-WRR NAO-2020-01234

    The proposed mitigation site is located on approximately 36 acres of agricultural land. The site is located in Thumb Run, a tributary to the Rappahannock River and in Fauquier County, Virginia. The sponsor proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a compensatory wetland and stream mitigation site to be known as the Thumb Run Wetland and Stream Mitigation Bank. The purpose of the mitigation project is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to wetlands and streams and other waters of the United States in the Rappahannock River Drainage Basin. 
  • ​NAO-2020-01423

    WATERWAY AND LOCATION OF THE PROPOSED WORK:  The proposed mitigation site is located on approximately 51 acres of agricultural land. The site is located in an unnamed tributary to the Rappahannock River and in Fauquier County, Virginia.
  • Norfolk Section 408 nourishment project proposed along Ocean View, Willoughby Spit

    The City of Norfolk proposes a beach nourishment along its Ocean View and Willoughby Spit shoreline, requiring Section 408 review to determine its impact on current USACE projects.
  • NAO-2021-01135 / VMRC# 21-V0533

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE: Microsoft proposes to construct a new data center facility to house servers used in cloud-based computing. This facility will be constructed as part of a multi-phased campus development, which will consist of data center buildings, administration buildings, substations, a tank farm, parking, access roads, and security buildings. The campus will result in the permanent loss of 0.502 acres of wetlands, 2,069 linear feet of intermittent stream, & 992 linear feet of perennial stream, as well as temporary impacts to 0.03 acres of wetlands and 149 linear feet of stream.
  • April

    Public comments for Virginia Beach's Grommet Island Park construction closes May 11

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a request for construction at Grommet Island Park in Virginia Beach, Virginia, that may impact a current USACE project mitigating erosion.
  • NAO-2019-02015

    A construction proposal regarding a mixed-use development as part of the Cosby Village development, to include the construction of buildings, parking lots and associated infrastructure, with impact to 1.12 acres of palustrine forested wetlands, emergent wetlands, open water, shrub wetlands and ephemeral stream is open for public comment.
  • Sandbridge Beach maintenance, structural activities request closes May 11

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, received a request for permission to alter a USACE project located in Sandbridge, Virginia Beach, Virginia, and can potentially impact the Sandbridge Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.