• August

    NAO-2001-2350; 12-V0719

    The applicant proposes to discharge fill material in 0.08 acre of palustrine scrub-shrub wetlands to construct a permanent access road to an existing regional storm water management facility located within the project limits. Cumulative impacts to waters of the U.S. for the development of Northlake Industrial Park are approximately 2.7 acres. The public comment period ends Sept 14, 2012.
  • 11-V0942

    Weanack Land is requesting a modification of an existing Department of Army permit 03-V0027. The project involves increased dredging activities, a revised Dredged Material Placement Sequence, as well as two new culverts in Shirley Cove, on the east bank of the James River, located on the southern end of Shirley Plantation in Charles City County, Virginia.
  • Norfolk District, Virginia Beach Public Works announce beach replenishment contract award

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Beach Public Works Department have announced the awarding of an $11.9 million contract for resort beach replenishment in Virginia Beach to Weeks Marine of Camden, New Jersey.
  • Public Invited: FNOD restoration advisory board meets Sept. 6

    SUFFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host its third quarterly meeting of the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot, or FNOD, Restoration Advisory Board Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held at the Courtyard Marriott located at 8060 Harbour View Boulevard in Suffolk, Va.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled

    NORFOLK -- The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Portsmouth will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying between 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Aug. 27, at federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties and the north Churchland area (Route 164) in Portsmouth, Va.
  • 2009-02411

    The proposed project is located on a 35-acre site along the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River at 1316 Yacht Drive in Chesapeake, Virginia. The proposed project includes two new Travel Lift piers that will extend an average of 230 ft beyond MHW with a 79 ft distance between them. A structural bulkhead is proposed along the shoreline with return walls toward the land. The area landward of the bulkhead will be filled to support the loads associated with the rail systems and the area channelward of the bulkhead will be dredged to a depth of -14 ft MLW to accommodate the transport barges. In addition to the piers, two 13-pile mooring dolphins will be installed to protect the pier ends and secure barges. Wave break bulkheads (similar to existing structures at the site) will be constructed on both sides of the structural bulkhead/dredged basin to protect adjacent wetlands.
  • NAO-2012-08231

    The Clarksville Field Office will be officially closed on September 30, 2012. Localities will be reassigned to other field offices.
  • Stevenson wows district crowd at women’s event

    Kate Campbell Stevenson brought to life the lives of Abigail Adams, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Alice Paul, and other women suffragists through costumes and music for the districts Women’s Equality Day celebration held here August 22, 2012.
  • Langley's gate construction makes way for new visitor center

    The second and final phase of gate construction here kicked off Monday. The construction, a $7.6 million joint-venture project constructed by W.M. Jordan/Versar, Inc. and overseen by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will provide a new guardhouse and a 2,800 square-foot visitor center at the LaSalle Avenue gate.
  • Beach complete, infrastructure protected

    More than 3 million cubic yards of newly deposited sand is protecting the launch pads and critical infrastructure at NASA’s flight facility at Wallops Island, Va.
  • NAO-2011-02474

    The project is located on an unnamed tributary to Dawkins Branch in Prince William County, Va. The impacts are associated with the construction of 3 warehouses, including associated infrastructure, within the Norfolk and Southern Industrial Park.
  • Benefits of dam removal reach further than expected

    In an area roughly 73 to 93 miles upstream from where Embrey Dam once stood on the Rappahannock River, researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey noticed resurgence in the American eel population in their once-natural habitat, now that they are longer impeded by the 22-foot-high structure.
  • NAO-2012-01384

    Anderson’s Neck, LLC proposes to establish a commercial oyster nursery for the purpose of growing native Crassostrea virginica from seed on approximately 64.5 acres of leased oyster ground in Morris Bay on Poropotank Creek, a tributary of the York River. The proposal up to 6900 floating oyster cages attached to 690 long lines, two enclosed floating structures containing two solar powered upwellers, and four stand-alone solar powered upweller platforms.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Portsmouth will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., August 10, at federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties and the north Churchland area in Portsmouth, Va.
  • NAO-2006-7731/12-V0974

    Reed Enterprises, Inc. proposes to expand an existing commercial automobile maintenance operation by constructing two 6,000 square foot collision repair buildings and associated parking, and relocating an existing storm water pond (BMP). The project is located south of the intersection of Holland Road and Dam Neck Road on GPIN numbers 1495-13-8628 and 1495-14-6175 in Virginia Beach, Va. The site drains into West Neck Creek, a tributary to North Landing River, a navigable water of the U.S.
  • July

    Dredge Currituck: the little Corps vessel with a huge maritime mission

    From Florida to Maine, one unique vessel in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ maritime fleet earns its “indispensable” reputation 363 days a year by dredging dangerous shoaling in shallow draft federal channel inlets: hopper dredge Currituck. The Currituck recently spent three days dredging the federal channel at Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Va., and removed more than 7,700 cubic yards of shoaling sand. The Currituck hopper dredge then transported the fine sand, offloading it along the Virginia Beach coastline to replenish the city’s beachfront erosion.
  • NAO-2012-0994

    The applicant proposes to construct seven new riprap breakwater structures, relocate an existing breakwater, demolish seven timber groins, improve the existing terminal groin, and excavate sandy material to be used to construct a dune and nourish the beach from approximately 8th View Street to Lea View Avenue in Ocean View.
  • NAO-2012-00998

    The applicant proposes to construct a parking lot to meet a need for increased parking for Meridian Parkside Apartments, a previously permitted project.
  • NAO-1996-02465_12-V0366

    Department of Game and Inland Fisheries proposes to realign and improve the navigable entrance of the canal at the entrance to Back Bay from the Princess Anne Wildlife Management Area boat launch facility in Virginia Beach, Va. by reconstructing the recently demolished jetties and dredging fopm outside the jetty to a point inside the entrance of the canal. Bulkhead and riprap propsed to prevent erosion along canal.
  • NAO-2010-2476

    The proposed project, located south of Leesburg in Loudoun County, Va., is associated with the new road construction, Crosstrail Boulevard. It consists of the discharge of fill material into waters of the U.S. and work will occur in tributaries to Sycolin Creek.