• June

    District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for June 27

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 27 over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • NAO-2022-00554 / VMRC #22-V1202 (Arcland Property Co, LLC, Spotsylvania County)

    Arcland Property Company, LLC has proposed to construct a self-storage facility, parking lot, utilities, and a stormwater management pond. The project site is located south of Overview Drive, west of Cosner Drive, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Public comments should be received by the close of business July 24, 2022.
  • 408-NA0-2022-0034; City of Virginia Beach

    A 408 review request has been received from the City of Virginia Beach to replace an existing “Brainwaves” exhibit panel at 16th St., and add a new exhibit panel at 24th St. and 30th St. respectively, along the boardwalk at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.  The panels, materials and method of installation are the same or similar as the street informational signage that are in place at each of the beach access locations. The action being considered is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia and has the potential to impact the Virginia Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Comments are due by July 8, 2022.
  • Update on the issuance of the Department of the Army State General Programmatic Permits (SPGPs).

    The 17-SPGP expired on May 31, 2022.  Until the issuance of the 2022 SPGPs, the Corps will review any SPGP applications under the Corps’ Nationwide Permit or Standard Permit review processes. On March 21, 2022, the Corps public noticed two 2022 SPGPs to the people of the Commonwealth of Virginia (https://www.nao.usace.army.mil/Media/Public-Notices/Article/2971638/22-spgp-recreational-commercial-institutional-and-recreational-developments-rci/).  The 22-SPGP-RCIR is proposed for use with residential, commercial, institutional, and recreational developments.  The 22-SPGP-LT is proposed for use with the linear transportation projects.
  • NAO-1998-00259 (Loudoun County)

    The applicant has proposed to construct a data center consisting of five 2-story buildings, mechanical yards, internal access roads, and storm water management facilities. As proposed, the project would impact 3,532 linear feet of stream channel, 0.51 acre of palustrine forested wetlands, 0.18 acre of palustrine scrub-shrub, and 0.21 acre of palustrine emergent wetlands. Public comments should be received by the close of business on July 2, 2022. 
  • 408-NA0-2021-0111; City of Norfolk

    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 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) has been received and will be evaluated by the Norfolk District. Written comments, including any objections to the proposed alteration, stating reasons therefor, are being solicited from anyone having an interest in the requested alteration. The authority to grant permission for temporary or permanent use, occupation or alteration of any USACE civil works project is contained in Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended, codified at 33 USC 408 (“Section 408”). Section 408 authorizes the Secretary of the Army to grant permission for the alteration or occupation or use of a USACE project if the Secretary determines that the activity will not be injurious to the public interest and will not impair the usefulness of the project.
  • May

    District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for May 31

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment during a timeframe of 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31 over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • NAO-1999-02470 (Yorktown Naval Weapons Station)

    This public notice is being issued for the planned transport and disposal of dredged material at the NODS that will result from the proposed maintenance dredging of the Pier R3 at U.S. Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, Virginia. Dredged material from the project site that meets Section 103 evaluation criteria is being proposed for placement at the NODS. Public comments should be received by the close of business June 25, 2022. 
  • NAO-2018-02169 (Stallman Ridge Subdivision - Historic Property, Henrico)

    Mr. Corey Cotman is proposing to construct a seven lot single-family home subdivision, stormwater management facility, utilities and roads on Strath Road in Henrico County, Virginia. The project site is located within the potential National Register boundary of the Darbytown & New Market Roads Battlefield, the Darbytown Road Battlefield, and the Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road Battlefield. Public comments should be received by the close of business June 25, 2022.
  • NAO-2019-00129 (Funtastic Mitigation Bank)

    Abundance Mitigation, LLC proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a compensatory stream/wetland mitigation site to be known as Funtastic Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is located on the west line of Route 28, generally south of Route 605, in Fauquier County, Virginia. Comments should be received by the close of business June 24, 2022
  • PROPOSED REISSUANCE OF THE NORFOLK DISTRICT REGIONAL PERMIT 5 (RP-05)

    The Norfolk District proposes the reissuance of the Regional Permit 5 (16-RP-05), scheduled to expire on June 9, 2022. Regional Permit 5 authorizes private entities to discharge dredged and/or fill material into waters of the U.S. for the purpose of constructing small impoundments for general and private use. These uses include, but are not limited to, recreation, aesthetics, and water storage for fire prevention; moreover, the impacts may not result in more than minimal individual or cumulative adverse environmental impacts. Public comments should be received by June 23, 2022.
  • NAO-2013-01663 (Potomac Creek, Stafford County)

    The applicant is requesting an Individual Permit from the Norfolk District under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act for the discharge of fill into approximately 0.75 acre of palustrine forested wetlands (PFO), 0.55 acre of palustrine emergent wetlands (PEM), 0.50 acre of palustrine open water (POW), and 1,122 linear feet (0.12 acre) of stream channel. The proposed project is a large-scale distribution facility that will provide warehouse space in close proximity to major transportation routes (Interstate 95 and Route 1). Public comments should be received by the close of business on May 27, 2022. 
  • Controversial, successful Virginia Beach ecosystem restoration project to hold open-house event

    The second phase of a large-scale hard reef habitat restoration project funded by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City of Virginia Beach sees forward movement May 17 at the Brock Environmental Center, Virginia Beach.
  • 408-NA0-2022-0042; Hampton University, Katharine House Replacement Project

    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 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) has been received and will be evaluated by the Norfolk District.  Written comments, including any objections to the proposed alteration, stating reasons therefore, are being solicited from anyone having an interest in the requested alteration. Comments are due by May 27, 2022. 
  • NAO-2021-03080; VMRC 22-V0932 (Washington DC-Richmond area corridor)

    Kalahari Virginia, LLC has proposed to construct a resort and convention center along the Washington DC-Richmond area corridor. The proposed project would include outdoor and indoor water parks, convention center, hotel, storm water management structures, outdoor pool/amenity area, maintenance building, employee housing, internal roads, and parking. The project would permanently impact 0.04 acre of palustrine forested wetlands; 0.01 acre of palustrine scrub/shrub wetlands; 0.56 acre of palustrine emergent wetlands; 0.65 acre of open water; and temporarily impact 1.57 acres of open water. Comments should be received by the close of business June 13, 2022.
  • NAO-2008-02691 (Cheatham Annex)

    The project consists of maintenance dredging at the CAD-A Pier slips at U.S. Naval Stations Yorktown Cheatham Annex near Williamsburg, VA. All dredged material will be placed into and transported by bottom dumping scows and disposed of in the Norfolk Ocean Disposal Site (NODS). Please submit public comments by June 8.
  • Section 408 Review of Sand Maintenance and Structural Activities, Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Interested parties are hereby notified of 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 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) that has been received and will be evaluated by the Norfolk District. The actions being considered are located in Sandbridge, Virginia Beach, Virginia and have the potential to impact the Sandbridge Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The actions  proposed at 2828 and 3608 Sandfiddler Road include sand maintenance activities to remove excess sand that has migrated onto private property and the relocation of sand back onto Sandbridge beach.  The action proposed at 3520 Sandfiddler Road includes sand maintenance activities and the construction of a bulkhead and return walls. Comments are due by May 23, 2022.
  • NAO-2005-01475

    Hopson, LLC proposes to construct Walnut Creek Subdivision Section 7 consisting of 23 single-family home lots, road improvements and utilities in Powhatan County, Virginia.
  • Mitigation bank, in-lieu fee meeting schedued for June 8

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Regulatory Branch and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality are hosting a Mitigation Bank/In Lieu Fee meeting.
  • NAO-1988-00819 (Dey Cove, Virginia Beach)

    Haversham Close, LLC is proposing to gain water access for four properties with new and maintenance dredging via mechanical methods of mudflat/sand/subaqueous bottom within a 1.295 acre footprint in Dey Cove, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Public comments should be received by the close of business June 1, 2022.