• May


    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.
  • NAO-2015-0898

    On March 29, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a notice for public comment regarding Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC’s proposal to discharge dredged and/or fill material into waters of the U.S. associated with the construction of the pipeline; the public comment period is extended until May 28.
  • NAO-1995-08595

    The Nature Conservancy, the Sponsor of the Virginia Aquatic Resources Trust Fund (VARTF), proposes to amend the “VARTF 2019 Amended and Restated Program Instrument” by replacing their 2009 Compensation Planning Framework with the 2021 “Nature Conservancy’s Watershed Approach to Compensation Planning for the Virginia Aquatic Resources Trust Fund."
  • NAO-2017-00637

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, received an application to expand an existing, previously permitted technology campus by adding additional data center buildings, a larger substation and a cell tower in Prince William County, Virginia.
  • NAO-2019-01843

    The project is located adjacent to the York River, south of Jenkins Neck Road, in Gloucester County, Virginia. The applicant proposes to permanently impact 0.24 acres of non-tidal forested wetlands associated with the construction of a single-family residence.
  • March

    Norfolk District’s site assessment for FEMA assists Virginia vaccination center opening

    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 supported community vaccination center here last week.
  • NAO-2015-0898

    Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC submitted an application for a Department of the Army 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 for proposed discharge of material into waters and work in and under navigable waters of the U.S.
  • NAO-2021-00197/21-V0257

    WATERWAY AND LOCATION OF THE PROPOSED WORK:  The project is located in the Levisa Fork River and tributary streams, near Grundy, Virginia. PROPOSED WORK AND PURPOSE:  The applicant proposes to construct 1.78 miles of new roadway, dually designated U.S. Highway 121/460-Poplar Creek Phase B.  The road will consist of 2 lanes with truck climbing lanes where necessary.  The project is proposed to extend from the east end of the dually designated U.S. 121/460 Poplar Creek Phase A Section, near State Route 604 (Poplar Creek Road), that is currently under construction to U.S. Route 460 near Grundy, VA.  Due to the mountainous terrain, road construction will require removal of a large amount of material to establish a suitable road alignment in the terrain.  Some of this material will be utilized as road fill but a large amount of excess fill material will require disposal.  This excess material will be disposed of in a valley resulting in stream impacts and utilize an existing disposal site permitted as part of the Phase A construction.
  • NAO-2008-02007/ 20-V1244

    KempDel, Inc. and Rixre 2, LLC propose to permanently impact 7.81 acres of forested wetlands and temporarily impact 0.22 acres of forested wetlands for the construction located north of Nimmo Parkway at its intersection with Seaboard Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia.