• March

    NAO-2018-01698

    WATERWAY AND LOCATION OF THE PROPOSED WORK: The project is located in tributaries to Poorhouse Creek, Bull Mountain Fork, North Fork Poorhouse Creek which are tributaries to the South Mayo River, northeast of the town of Stuart in Patrick County, Virginia. PROPOSED WORK AND PURPOSE: The applicant proposes to improve 7.8 miles of existing Route 58. The proposed work would begin just east of Cloudbreak Road (State Route 610), extend approximately 0.5-mile on a new location alignment from south of Poor Farmer’s Farm Country Store to join the existing alignment east of the Lovers Leap overlook. From east of the overlook to Central Academy Road (State Route 640), the existing two lanes would be upgraded and converted for westbound (uphill) traffic, and two new eastbound (downhill) lanes would be constructed on new location west of existing Route 58. From Route 640 to the existing four-lanes at Stuart, improvements to the existing alignment would include minor modifications to roadway geometry.
  • USACE to host Arlington National Cemetery project Industry Day for contractors

    NORFOLK, Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District is scheduled to host a virtual “Industry Day” event on April 13 from 12:00-3:30 p.m. for construction contractors interested in the Arlington National Cemetery Southern Expansion (ANCSE) project and Defense Access Roads (DAR) project.
  • Army Corps of Engineers to host virtual careers open house

    NORFOLK, Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District is scheduled to host a “Careers Virtual Open House” event March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to fill multiple vacancies within the organization.
  • CENAO-WR-O Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project

    This public notice serves as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, notification relating to proposed placement of suitable dredged material at the Dam Neck Ocean Disposal Site, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
  • Norfolk District’s Final Regional Conditions, 401 Water Quality Certification, and Coastal Zone Management Act Determination for the Sixteen 2021 Nationwide Permits

    The purpose of this Public Notice is to provide an update on Norfolk District’s Final Regional Conditions, the Section 401 Water Quality Certification (WQC) and the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) determination for the reissuance of 12 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and four new NWPs published as a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 2744) on January 13, 2021. The Norfolk District received the CZMA determination on December 17, 2020 and the Section 401 WQC on December 21, 2020 from the Commonwealth of Virginia for the 16 NWPs and the regional conditions applicable in Virginia, including the Northern Virginia Military Installations within Baltimore District’s Area of Responsibility. The Section 401 WQC and CZMA determination were provided for the entire set of NWPs proposed in the September 15, 2020 Federal Register (85 FR 57298). However, Norfolk District developed new regional conditions to address only the Section 401 WQC and the CZMA conditions for the 16 NWPs finalized in the January 13, 2021 Federal Register.
  • District conducting controlled flood release at Gathright Da

    COVINGTON, Va. – Operators at Gathright Dam began a controlled flood storage release Tuesday due to increased rainfall. Beginning at 9 a.m., operators at the dam gradually increased the release rate from 1,200 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 5,000 cfs over a three-hour period. This change in release rates will increase river stages at the dam about 2.7 feet and approximately 2.5 feet in Covington over the next 6 to 10 hours.
  • Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project, Sewells Point to Lamberts Bend Channel – Proposed Maintenance and New Work Dredging, Transport, and Alternative Placement at Norfolk Ocean Disposal Site (NODS).

    Pursuant to Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA) of 1972, this Public Notice serves as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District (Corps) notification relating to proposed placement of suitable dredged material at the Norfolk Ocean Disposal Site (NODS). Approximately 12.1 million cubic yards (MCY) of maintenance and new work dredged material from the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project, Sewells Point to Lamberts Bend Channel (SPLB), was evaluated to determine compliance with the criteria in Part 227 of MPRSA, Section 103.
  • NAO-2020-01667

    The proposed project is located west of Interstate 95 (I-95), north of Centreport Parkway and south of Stafford Regional Airport in Stafford County, Virginia. The proposed project is located in waters associated with unnamed tributaries to Potomac Creek, which flows to the Potomac River. The applicant proposes to construct two 630,000 square foot buildings with approximately 1,100 tractor trailer parking spaces, 350 trailer loading spaces, approximately 1,800 employee parking spaces, and associated stormwater management and utilities. The proposed project will result in permanent impacts to 0.79 acre of wetlands and 1,506 linear feet (0.23-acre) of stream channel. The purpose of the proposed work is to provide large-scale distribution facility in proximity of I-95 in Stafford County between Richmond and Northern Virginia to remain market competitive.
  • Section 408 Review of Sand Maintenance 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 action being considered is located in Sandbridge, Virginia Beach, Virginia and has the potential to impact the Sandbridge Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The action is proposed at 3008 Sandfiddler Road and includes sand maintenance activities to remove excess sand that has migrated onto private property and place it back onto Sandbridge Beach.
  • February

    FNOD Restoration Advisory Board virtual meeting scheduled for March 4

    SUFFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team managing restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot will provide a progress update to community members and the public during a virtual meeting March 4.
  • NAO-2009-1075/ VMRC #20-V2310

    The applicant proposes to restore beach width and volume to the Cape Henry beach through a beach nourishment project. Sandy material dredged from the Thimble Shoals Channel will be placed on the beach using a pipeline system and pump-out buoys with the specific construction means and methods to be determined by the contractor. The beach nourishment project is designed to mitigate damage to existing structures which could be caused by storm surge and wave erosion. The project will accomplish its purpose through the placement of 331,300 cubic yards of sand along 9,000 linear feet of shoreline. This material will be placed in 29.91 acres below Mean Low Water (MLW), and in 8.89 acres between Mean High Water and MLW. The total impacts to waters of the U.S. are approximately 38.80 acres.
  • NAO-2006-7258/VMRC #2018-1729

    The project is located north of the Chickahominy River, west of Holly Hills Road, and south of Cedar Lane, Hanover County, Virginia. The Chickahominy River is a tributary of the James River and the Chesapeake Bay. The applicant proposes to construct 117 single-family homes, roads, stormwater management facilities, and utilities to be known as Chickahominy Falls Section VIII on 59.85 acres.
  • Section 408 Review of Sand Maintenance and Structural Features, Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, Virginia

    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-2020-2373; VMRC #20-V2232

    The City of Norfolk proposes to construct a beach nourishment project at four different reaches along its Ocean View and Willoughby Spit shoreline. The proposed fill at Reach 1 is between 24th Bay Street and Bay Point Drive, the fill at Reach 2 is between Chesapeake Boulevard and Atlans Street, the fill at Reach 3 is between 6th View Street and Norfolk Avenue, and the proposed fill at Reach 4 is between 12th View Street and 9th View Street. The purpose of the project is to restore and enhance coastal storm protection to residential, public and commercial structures by increasing the beach width and establishing a beach berm at +4.0 feet NAVD88. The project will accomplish this purpose by placing approximately 393,000 cubic yards of sand along 14,400 linear feet of shoreline.
  • NAO-2020-00298-rdb (VMRC 20-1957)

    The purpose of the proposed work is to provide connection from the existing portion of Summit School Road from its current terminus, south along a new alignment to connect with existing Telegraph Road, and to improve the existing Telegraph Road between Caton Hill Road and the Prince William Parkway.
  • NAO-2018-02101 (VMRC 20-0748)

    The applicant is requesting a State Program General Permit (17-SPGP-01) from the Norfolk District under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act for the permanent discharge of fill into 1,218 linear feet (0.18 acre) of stream channel, 0.40 acre of palustrine forested (PFO) wetlands, 0.28 acre of palustrine emergent (PEM) wetlands, and 1.00 acre of palustrine open waters (POW). The project site is located north of Plank Road, east of Interstate 95, south of Cowan Boulevard, and in the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • NAO-2016-00318 / 20-V1934

    The applicant proposes the installation of approximately 4,300 linear feet of living shoreline along the Carter's Grove waterfront, in two separate segments. In total the project is comprised of 12 free-standing, offshore, armor stone breakwaters and 78,000 cubic yards of sand fill to create 108,754 square feet of stable, sandy, intertidal shoreline and 285,595 square feet of vegetated backshore.
  • Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel crossing within the Thimble Shoal Federal Navigation Channel

    he USACE-Norfolk District has prepared a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment to assess the potential impacts for dredging of the CBBT cover material as a part of the CBBT– Protective Rock Blanket (PRB) element of the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project (NHNIP).
  • NAO-DHA-ECD-1102-21-001 Position being filled under Direct Hire Authority for post-secondary students & recent graduates

    Position being filled under Direct Hire Authority for post-secondary students & recent graduates. Student Trainee (Construction Control Representative) GS-0899-04. Only one position will be filled through this Public Notice at the GS-04 level.
  • January

    NAO-2015-01371

    The applicant, Colonna’s Shipyard, proposes to relocate Drydock #3. The project consists of dredging a 545-foot by 155-foot (80,325 sf) basin to achieve maximum depths of -48 feet MLW and a 230-foot by 260-foot (59,800 sf) access channel to achieve maximum depths of -28 feet MLW to accommodate the relocation. Dredged materials will be placed at the Craney Island Dredged Materials Management Area (CIDMMA) Rehandling Basin for the initial dredging cycle. Drydock #3 is currently located 200 feet to the west but must be relocated for safety.