• July

    NAO-2016-00633 (Montebello Mitigation Bank - Additional Site Prospectus, Orange, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate this Site as an addition to the Montebello Mitigation Bank. The Sponsor is proposing that this Site will generate 1,740 stream credits through a combination of stream enhancement (1,327 linear feet) and stream buffer reestablishment (19 acres). Additionally, the Sponsor is proposing that this Site will generate 0.8 non-tidal wetland credits through non-tidal wetland restoration (0.71 acres), non-tidal wetland enhancement (0.30 acres), and upland buffer preservation (0.29 acres). The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to waters of the U.S. including wetlands and streams. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 18, 2024.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 23

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment on July 23rd, over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • NAO-2010-00809 (NSN Dredging Phase II, Norfolk, Virginia)

    The Navy is requesting a permit modification for the Naval Station Norfolk (NSN) Maintenance Dredging individual permit that was issued on February 29, 2024 for the newly tested NSN Phase II areas that would allow additional dredged material placement options, to include ocean placement at the Norfolk Ocean Disposal Site (NODS), pipeline placement at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), disposal at an approved upland facility, or a combination of these alternatives. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 16, 2024.
  • NAO-2001-02223 (Ashville Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia)

    HOFD Ashville Park, LLC & Ashville Park Owners Association propose to impact 0.40 acres of emergent wetlands, 0.68 acres of scrub/shrub wetlands, 0.12 acres of forested wetlands for grading associated with residential lot development in Village E and filling for an equestrian/pedestrian path at the existing, partially developed Ashville Park residential subdivision in Virginia Beach, VA. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 15, 2024.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release set for Wednesday

    NORFOLK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., Wednesday, July 17 beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • NAO-2019-00577 (Haas Property, Henrico, Virginia)

    Lingerfelt Capital Partners LLC is proposing an undertaking to construct a new 94.0-acre industrial warehouse park for air and logistic distribution. The applicant’s stated purpose is to provide industrial storage to meet the economic needs of Henrico County while creating employment opportunities in the Greater Richmond area. The project will adversely affect the Darbytown & New Market Roads Battlefield, Darbytown Road Battlefield, and Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road Battlefield. In compliance with regulation implementation 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 and opportunity for members of the public to express their views on the undertaking’s effects on historic properties and resolution of adverse effects. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 14, 2024.
  • NAO-2023-01563 (Howell Branch Mitigation Bank, Dickenson County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate the Howell Branch Mitigation Bank (Bank). The Sponsor is proposing 0.49 wetland credits to be generated through 4.9 acres of wetland preservation and 18,319 stream credits to be generated through a combination of stream restoration, stream enhancement, stream buffer enhancement, and watershed protection along 17, 040 linear feet of existing streams. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to waters of the U.S. including wetlands and streams. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 15, 2024.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 15

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment on July 15th, over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • NAO-2024-00518 (Goondocks Mitigation Bank, Campbell County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate the Goondocks Mitigation Bank (Bank). The Sponsor is proposing 2.1 wetland credits to be generated through wetland creation (1.1 acres) and wetland enhancement (0..50 acres) and 31, 501 stream credits to be generated through a combination of stream restoration, stream buffer establishment, and livestock exclusion along approximately 18, 047 linear feet of existing streams. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to waters of the U.S. including wetlands and streams. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 10, 2024.
  • 408-NAO-2023-0134 Section 408 Public Notice Virginia Natural Gas Canal Number 2

    Interested parties are hereby notified that a request 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 (33U.S.C. Section 408) has been received and will be evaluated by the Norfolk District. Comments should be received by close of business on July 23, 2024.
  • NAO-2024-00762 (Willis Mitigation Bank, Floyd County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate the Willis Mitigation Bank (Bank). The Sponsor is proposing 1.96 wetland credits to be generated through wetland creation (1.71 acres) and wetland enhancement (0.22 acres), upland buffer establishment (0.97 acres) and 6, 169 stream credits to be generated through a combination of stream restoration, stream enhancement, stream buffer establishment, and livestock exclusion along 3, 231 linear feet of existing streams. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to waters of the U.S. including wetlands and streams. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 9,
  • NAO-1995-08595 (VARTF CH-20 Howell Site, Southampton County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish and operate a stream and non-tidal wetland compensatory mitigation project known as CH-20 Howell (Project) in the Chowan River watershed. The Sponsor proposes to generate approximately 3,371 Unified Stream Methodology (USM) credits and approximately 37 non-tidal wetland credits through the completion of on-site restoration, enhancement, and preservation activities. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 1, 2024.
  • NAO-2016-01943 (Potomac Shores Parkway Extension, Prince William, Virginia)

    Harbor Station Communities, LLC proposes to extend Potomac Shores Parkway west to U.S. Route 1, perform improvements to the intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Route 234 (Dumfries Road), as well as perform improvements to an existing commuter lot in Prince William County, Virginia. The project as proposed will result in impacts to 0.18 acres of palustrine forested wetland, 0.45 acres of palustrine scrub-shrub wetland, 0.03 acres of palustrine emergent wetland, 1,218-linear feet (0.55 acre) of perennial stream, 1,014-linear feet (0.13 acre) of intermittent stream, as well as 39 linear feet (<0.01 acre) of culvert removal. Comments should be received by the close of business on July 19, 2024.
  • NAO-1995-08595 (VARTF RO-12 Vaughan Site, Bedford County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish and operate a stream and non-tidal wetland compensatory mitigation project known as Ro-12 Vaughan (Project) in the Roanoke River watershed. The Sponsor proposes to generate approximately 5,420 Unified Stream Methodology (USM) credits and approximately 7 non-tidal wetland credits through the completion of on-site restoration, enhancement, and preservation activities. Comments should be received by the close of business on August 1, 2024.
  • June

    Norfolk District invites public to virtual change of command ceremony July 12

    NORFOLK, Va. – Col. Sonny B. Avichal 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 12 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 1

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment on Monday, July 1, over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • NAO-2009-02654 ( River Port pier complex, James, Virginia)

    River Port LLC for a dredge (maintenance and new) project at their facility at 1201 Terminal Avenue in Newport News, VA. Comments should be received by the close of business on 16 July 2024.
  • NAO-2023-01759 (Lake Anna Tech Campus; Amazon, Louisa County, Virginia)

    Amazon Data Services, Inc. proposes the construction of a data center and associated infrastructure, including parking, internal roads, two substations, and one stormwater pond. The Corps in consultation with the SHPO determined that the proposed federal action will result in an adverse effect on site 44LS0298 and that with the implementation of minimization efforts outlined in the Assessment of Effects for Laurel Hill Baptist Church (dated April 23, 2024) will not adversely affect 054-5530. The Corps is consulting further to develop and evaluate alternatives or modifications to the undertaking that could avoid, minimize, or mitigate adverse effects on historic properties. Comments should be received by the close of business on June 27, 2024.
  • NAO-2016-00355 (Unilock - Project Lego, Hanover County, Virginia)

    The project proposes to construct a manufacturing facility and associated infrastructure. Comments should be received by the close of business on July 3, 2024.
  • May

    Third Party Compensation Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Regulatory Branch (USACE) and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) are hosting a Mitigation Bank/In Lieu Fee (ILF) Meeting (Meeting) for environmental consultants and Bank/ILF Sponsors working within the Commonwealth of Virginia.