• May

    FNOD meeting scheduled for June 2

    SUFFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host their quarterly public meeting regarding restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot Thursday. The Restoration Advisory Board meeting; which will take place at the Courtyard Marriott, located at 8060 Harbour View Blvd. in Suffolk at 6:15 p.m.; will feature discussions regarding the latest cleanup progress at the Superfund site.
  • April

    Arlington National Cemetery hosts open house to seek comments on Southern Expansion Project

    Arlington National Cemetery announces the initiation of the Southern Expansion Project and Associated Roadway Realignment, and invites the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act scoping meeting to learn more about and provide comments on the proposed project.
  • March

    North Landing Bridge hit, operating under alternate lift schedule

    The North Landing Bridge, which spans the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal between Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, is operating on an alternative lift schedule after being struck by a barge yesterday morning.
  • Post’s dredge material handling finishes construction

    Repair work on a confined upland-placement site for dredged material at Fort Eustis is complete and ready for use.
  • February

    First FNOD meeting of 2016 scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host their quarterly public meeting regarding restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot Thursday.
  • Gathright Dam to halt outflow as contractors perform routine inspection

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a routine inspection at Gathright Dam from Feb. 22 through March 4, 2016.
  • Budget, USACE Work Plan provide $64 million for Virginia efforts

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Tuesday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) work plan for the Army Civil Works program just hours after the president released his proposed FY 17 budget. The proposed budget and work plan include a total of $64 million for Norfolk District civil works projects in Virginia through FY16-17.
  • January

    DLA Aviation Operations Center Phase I construction in full swing

    Construction on the new five-story Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is in full swing and a great deal of progress has been made since the groundbreaking ceremony back on Oct. 15, 2015.
  • December

    Bay islanders receive status update on needed jetty

    In front of a mostly packed house in Tangier Island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project.
  • November

    Final FNOD board meeting of 2015 scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host their quarterly public meeting regarding restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot Thursday.
  • Fort Norfolk to temporarily close to visitors

    Fort Norfolk will close to visitors from Nov. 12-27 as contractors perform various landscape repairs to the historic War of 1812-era coastal fortification.
  • October

    District sprints in at end-of-year dash

    The district’s final end-of-year sprint capped off an active fiscal year, with 797 contract actions obligating $293.34 million on projects throughout the commonwealth – a 19.7 percent increase from the previous year.
  • Final Gathright Dam pulse release of 2015 scheduled for Wednesday

    Operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia will conduct the final pulse release of the year Wednesday. The pulse, conducted by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will begin at approximately 6 a.m. and end at 1:30 p.m. and will increase levels 3 to 4.5 feet in the Jackson River.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled for Oct. 13

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 at federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area in Portsmouth.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled for Oct. 7

    Norfolk District and the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying Wednesday, Oct. 7, over federal property at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area in Portsmouth, Virginia.
  • Norfolk District prepares response teams, project sites for Hurricane Joaquin

    Ahead of Hurricane Joaquin, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking the following measures to protect the health and safety of Virginians, and prevent flooding and damage at its military and civil work project sites throughout the commonwealth.
  • September

    Gathright Dam pulse release underway

    At 6 a.m. today, operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia began conducting a pulse release. The pulse will gradually increase and peak at 3,500 cubic feet per second by 9 a.m. The maximum surge will last two hours, begin to gradually decrease at 11 a.m., and return to 240 cfs by 1:30 p.m.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 23

    Operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia will conduct a pulse release Wednesday.
  • North Landing Bridge closed for emergency repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close the North Landing Bridge on Route 165 for emergency repairs beginning at 9 a.m. today. The bridge will be closed to vehicular and marine traffic as engineers perform the repairs, which are expected to be complete before 5 p.m. today.
  • Norfolk Harbor and Channels Deepening NEPA public scoping meeting scheduled for Sept. 24; comment period underway

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its project partner, Virginia Port Authority, invite the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act scoping meeting Sept. 24, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on the third floor of Nauticus Museum, Living Sea Landing, 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, Virginia.