• February

    NAO-2020-01704 / VMRC# 21-0584 (Upper Machodoc Creek)

    The Department of the Navy PWD South Potomac proposes to construct shoreline stabilization at Naval Support Facility Dahlgren near the mouth of the Upper Machodoc Creek and along the Potomac River in King George County, Virginia.
  • NAO-2021-00669 (Courtland Farm Mitigation Bank)

    JB Courtland Wetlands, LLC proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a compensatory stream/wetland mitigation site to be known as Courtland Farm Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is located east of Route 15, generally north of Courtland Farm Lane, in Loudoun County, Virginia.
  • FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICE ANNOUNCING THE REISSUANCE OF THE NATIONWIDE PERMITS AND NORFOLK DISTRICT’S FINAL REGIONAL CONDITIONS, 401 WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION, AND COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT ACT DETERMINATION FOR THE 41 NATIONWIDE PERMITS

    On December 27, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 73522) announcing the reissuance of 40 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and one new NWP. These 41 NWPs will go into effect on February 25, 2022, and they will expire on March 14, 2026. This Public Notice also announces Norfolk District’s Final Regional Conditions, the Section 401 Water Quality Certification (WQC) and the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) determination for the 41 nationwide permits (NWPs). Point of contact is Melissa Nash, who may be reached at (757) 201-7489 or by email at melissa.a.nash@usace.army.mil
  • NAO-2021-02947, VMRC# 22-V0149 (Centreport Parkway)

    Chesterfield Retail, LC has proposed to construct a large-scale distribution facility with associated parking, internal access roads, and stormwater structures. The project would impact 0.71 acre of forested wetlands, 247 square feet of emergent wetlands, and 2,693 linear feet of steam channel. The project is located west of Centreport Parkway and north of Mountain Valley Road, Stafford County, Virginia
  • January

    NAO-2021-02700 (Accomack County Airport)

    Accomack County Airport proposes to construct a 35-foot wide asphalt paved taxiway turnaround located along the northeast side of the existing runway in Melfa, Virginia.
  • NAO-2019-0941 (West Neck Creek)

    Samet Corporation is proposing the construction of a 219,000 square foot distribution warehouse (called Project Door) at the intersection of Dam Neck Road and Harpers Road in Virginia Beach, VA. The project will impact 0.73 acres of palustrine emergent wetlands and 2,523 linear feet of intermittent stream. The public comment period ends on February 28, 2021.
  • NAO-2020-00669 (Chesapeake Shore)

    The Bay Creek South, LLC (Sponsor) proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a compensatory wetland mitigation site to be known as the Chesapeake Shore Mitigation Bank (Bank). The proposed Bank is located on approximately 298 acres of abandoned golf course, forest, and agricultural land and is located along Old Plantation Creek a tributary to the Chesapeake Bay in Northampton, Virginia. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to wetlands and other waters of the United States in the Lower Chesapeake Bay Drainage Basin.
  • Norfolk District receives $328M in federal funds from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

    Last week, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works announced the work plans for two recently enacted laws — the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act; and the 2022 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act– which will provide the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with an additional $328 million for fiscal year 2022.
  • Ocean View Dune Restoration – City of Norfolk, VA

    Sea Mist LLC proposes to restore the historic coastal primary sand dune landward of +5 ft NAVD88 via sand replenishment and plantings, and establish the development limits on West Ocean View Ave. in Willoughby Beach on Lots 1, 1A,2, 18A, 19, 20 of Block 24 and a portion of 11th View Street.
  • Proposed USACE and Dominion Energy Virginia Funding Agreement

    This Public Notice announces the preliminary intent of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District (Corps) to accept and expend funds from the Virginia Electric and Power Company d/b/a Dominion Energy Virginia (Dominion) to expedite processing of their Department of the Army (DA) permit applications and subject to certain limitations.
  • NAO-2021-01244

    The applicant proposes constructing a car dealership within a 7.22-acre project area, including parking spaces, a 40,000 square foot detention facility, and a 28,000 square foot building to be used as a show room, office space and repair facility, resulting in permanent impacts to 3.82 acres of forested wetlands and 3.4 acres of scrub shrub wetlands.
  • NAO-2020-01606

    The applicant proposes to reconstruct and widen existing Interstate 81 between mile marker 136.6 and mile marker 141.8 in Roanoke County and City of Salem, Virginia.
  • December

    PUBLIC NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY-DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND PROPOSED FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT / FINDING OF NO PRACTICABLE ALTERNATIVE FOR THE PROPOSED THIRD PORT IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT AT JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS

    A Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared to analyze the impacts of the proposed Third Port Improvements Project at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Fort Eustis (JBLEEustis), Virginia (hereinafter “Proposed Action” or “Third Port Improvements Project”). The Proposed Action involves preparing the Third Port facility for the assignment of a new vessel class at the port. The Proposed Action includes replacing the finger piers with the addition of a wave screen and stern ramp and deepening the berthing area, realigning the mooring field and constructing a sill to reduce sediment accretion in the channel, deepening the access area between the mooring field and channel, adding fendering and catwalks to the Landship, and constructing a sill near the general’s ramp.
  • NAO-2006-07258 (Chickahominy Falls Subdivision Section 9)

    CFalls, LLC proposes to construct 54 townhomes, roads, utilities and stormwater management facilities on 16.62 acres to be known as Chickahominy Falls Subdivision Section 9 in Hanover County, Virginia.
  • NAO-2014-02195 (Glover Park Phase II)

    Henrico County Department of Recreation and Parks proposes to construct the second phase of Glover Park to include stormwater management facilities, roads, parking lots, trails, two playgrounds, four synthetic baseball fields, eight pickleball courts, five synthetic soccer fields and supporting facilities on 153 acres on Greenwood Road.
  • NAO-2021-02234 (Back Mountain Mitigation Bank)

    The Sponsor proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a wetland and stream compensatory mitigation site known as the Back Mountain Mitigation Bank (BMMB). The purpose of the compensatory 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.
  • NAO-2021-01481

    Nova 1 Owner, LLC proposes to develop Project “Celtics,” a data center campus and associated infrastructure, along the eastern side of Sycolin Road, north of Dulles Greenway (VA-267) in Loudoun County, Virginia, with permanent impacts to 2,588 linear feet of stream channel, 0.54 acre of palustrine forested wetlands (PFO); and, temporary impacts to 79 linear feet of stream channel, which require 1.08 wetland credits and 3,116 stream credits as compensation from an approved mitigation bank serving the project site watershed (Hydrologic Unit Code 02070008).
  • NAO-2020-1000

    Virginia Electric and Power Company proposed to construct and operate a new fossil fuel combustion products management facility that would facilitate the mandated closure of the coal combustion residual (CCR) surface impoundment at the Bremo Bluff Power Station located in Fluvanna County, Virginia. The public notice comment period ends on January 3, 2022.
  • NAO-2020-00707

    The sponsor proposes to establish, design, construct and operate a compensatory stream mitigation site to be known as the South Anna River at Ashland Mill Dam Mitigation Bank, to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to streams and other waters of the United States in the Pamunkey River and Lower Chesapeake Bay Drainage Basins.
  • November

    USACE schedules hybrid FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meeting for Dec. 2

    SUFFOLK, Va. — Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sept 2 online and at 7000 College Dr. in Suffolk, Va.