• January

    USACE Works to Reinitiate Storm Risk Management Study for Collier County

    A small team consisting of leaders, planners, project managers, environmental scientist from the North Atlantic Division, Norfolk and Jacksonville districts, travelled around with representatives from Collier County, Florida looking at areas impacted by the effects of Hurricane Ian.
  • 3rd Party Compensation Meeting

    January 27, 2023CENAO-WRRFEDERAL PUBLIC NOTICEPROPOSED PURPOSE:  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
  • NAO-2022-02021/MRC 22-V2295(Avonmore, Loudon, Virginia)

    The applicant is proposing to construct a single family residential development with associated infrastructure to include roads, utilities, and stormwater management.
  • NAO-2005-00172/ MRC 22-V1157 (One Logistics Park, Frederick County, Virginia)

    The applicant is proposing to construct a multi-use commercial development with associated infrastructure to include office spaces, roadways, parking, utilities, stormwater management, and a gas station/convenience store. Comments should be received by the close of business Feb. 26, 2023.
  • Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area: Potential Impacts on Future Deposits Due to Limited Capacity

    Due to limited capacity, the Norfolk District anticipates that acceptance of future deposits of dredged material into the CIDMMA, including deposits into the rehandling basin, will need to be deferred indefinitely until completion of the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project, Inner Harbor Channels, and Anchorage F, and sufficient capacity is constructed to resume normal operations and dredged material inflows. With the exception of previous commitments for utilization of the rehandling basin, all other deposits are expected to be deferred through calendar year 2024 at a minimum.
  • USACE Release of the Draft Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration Program Great Wicomico River Supplemental Environmental Assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Commonwealth of Virginia, acting through its agent, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, announce the release of the Draft Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Program Great Wicomico River Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). This Draft SEA evaluates alternatives that have the potential to improve the current and future function of eight restored reefs in the Great Wicomico River, Virginia. The study recommends expanding one reef, upgrading low-relief areas (2-4 inches high) of several reefs using small, 3-inch stone to a height of 12 inches, and adding large stones for additional habitat. Public comments should be submitted by Feb. 28, 2023.
  • Portion of Columbia Pike at Arlington National Cemetery to Be Closed Beginning Jan 23

    Road closure is part of ongoing construction for Arlington National Cemetery’s Southern Expansion Project.
  • NAO 2022-02532 (VDOT UMBI, Multiple Counties, Virginia)

    A prospectus for the creation of an Umbrella Mitigation Bank (Bank) that will encompass multiple finalized Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) wetland compensatory mitigation sites with remaining credits. Public comments should be received by the close of business on February 13, 2022.
  • NAO-2009-02374 (Portsmouth Marine Terminal, Portsmouth, Virginia)

    The Virginia Port Authority proposes to dredge two new turning basins and to construct a stone berth within the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Virginia. The dredged material is proposed to be disposed of at the Norfolk Ocean Disposal Site, Weanack Land Reclamation Project and the Craney Island Dredged Material Management.
  • December

    amended 22_SPGP_LT Public Notice

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Norfolk District (Corps) announces an administrative correction to the 22-SPGP- LT. The 22-SPGP- LT was issued on August 4, 2022 and went into effect on August 8, 2022. Via this public notice we announce a correction to the wetland mitigation statement in Section II(b)(4) to properly reflect the 22-SPGP-LT compensation requirements, which are also listed in General Condition 21.
  • MVP Public Notice Extension

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published on December 12, 2022 for public comment a supplemental Public Notice to Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC’s proposal to discharge dredged and/or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline and can be accessed on our website at https://www.lrh.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/Public-Notices/Article/3243440/lrh-2015-00592-gbr-lrp-2015-798-nao-2015-0898/.
  • Section 408 Review of Sand Management Activities, Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Interested parties are hereby notified that multiple requests for permission to alter a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) have been received and will be evaluated by the Norfolk District.
  • NAO-2022-01998 / VMRC 20-0085 (Appomattox River Water Supply, Chesterfield County, Virginia)

    Chesterfield County Department of Utilities proposes to construct a submerged raw water intake on the Appomattox River bottom, pump station, 3 miles of raw water transmission pipeline, and a water treatment plant on the northern side of the Appomattox River near the confluence with the James River.
  • NAO-2013-00418 CVOW

    Project: Dominion Energy Virginia proposes to construct a 2,587-megawatt (MW) offshore wind project, known as the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Commercial Project, located within the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia, which will include associated infrastructure within the cities of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, Virginia. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Notice of Availability (NOA) for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for public comment, and has announced the dates and time of virtual public hearings/meetings.
  • Section 408 Categorical Permission 1 (408-CP-01) - Maintenance Dredging within the Footprint of Specific Civil Works Federal Navigation Projects Located in the Middle Peninsula, Virginia

    CENAO-WRO-D                        December 15, 2022    FEDERAL PUBLIC NOTICESection 408 Categorical
  • NAO-2022-1382 MRC 22-1263(JSSY bulkhead and fill, Portsmouth, Virginia)

    JSSY LLC is proposing the construction of a steel sheet-pile bulkhead and associated backfill at 3301 Shipwright Street in Portsmouth, Virginia, on the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River.
  • Draft Environmental Assessment, Fort Norfolk Pier Rehabilitation and Expansion Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The final Integrated Environmental Assessment (EA) dated 14 December 2022, for the Fort Norfolk Pier Rehabilitation and Improvements Project addresses modifying the existing pier to allow for the safe mooring of three (3) 65 feet (ft) vessels at Fort Norfolk and protecting the mooring location from wave action and severe storm events in Norfolk, Virginia.
  • MVP Supplemental PN

    On March 29, 2021, the United States (U.S.) Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Huntington, Pittsburgh, and Norfolk Districts (collectively the Districts) issued joint Public Notices LRH-2015-00592-GBR, LRP-2015-798, and NAO-2015-0898 announcing the application for a Department of the Army (DA) Permit under the provisions of Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (Section 10) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (Section 404) for the proposed discharge of dredged and/or fill material into waters of the U.S. and work in and under navigable waters of the U.S.
  • NAO 2011-02448 (Charles City Landfill ,Charles City, Virginia)

    Waste Management of Virginia, Inc. is proposing an undertaking to construct 16 new landfill cells at the existing Charles City Landfill. The project site is located within the St. Mary’s Church Battlefield a historic property potentially eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. In compliance with regulations implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the Norfolk District is soliciting comments on the proposed project from the public; Federal, state, and local agencies and officials; Native American Tribes; and other interested parties. This public notice provides an opportunity for members of the public to express their views on the undertaking’s effects on historic properties and resolution of adverse effects.
  • NAO-2011-00400 (Colonial National Historic Park, Yorktown, Virginia)

    The National Park Service proposes to stabilize approximately 3200 linear feet of eroding shoreline by integrating a living shoreline design with stone sills and marsh creation, stone spurs, and reinforcing existing revetments for the purpose of protecting Colonial Parkway and known cultural resources, protecting and enhancing marsh and beach shoreline habitat, and improving water quality by reducing sediment loads into the York River.