• May

    USACE awards contract to Virginia company to construct jetty at Tangier

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded a contract for more than $2.9 million to Gloucester-based Coastal Design & Construction Inc. to construct an approximately 685-foot-long stone jetty at the entrance of the Tangier Island Federal Navigation Channel, located on the western side of the island.
  • Bellwood Manor House set for $3.28M renovation

    NORFOLK, Va. – The historic Bellwood Manor House at Defense Supply Center Richmond is getting a face-lift. Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $3.28 million contract to Facility Support Services for renovation of the house, which was built between 1790 and 1804 and is listed as a national and state landmark.
  • April

    New York and New Jersey Harbor Anchorages Study takes crucial step

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study aimed at improving navigation and generating transportation-cost savings for deep-draft ships using New York and New Jersey Harbor terminals reached a key milestone Thursday. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, signed a Chief’s Report, recommending the New York and New Jersey Harbor Anchorages Study’s findings for authorization by Congress.
  • Sandbridge Beach renourishment work underway

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations April, 8.
  • Middle East District Assists with Coronavirus Assessments

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) mission is primarily outside the continental U.S but USACE’s Norfolk District asked for assistance in conducting assessments of Northern Virginia facilities that could potentially be adapted as alternate care facilities (ACF) and Team TAM members were happy to assist.
  • District announces procedures for safe lockings during COVID-19 pandemic

    Effective March 31, the locks at Deep Creek, Virginia, and South Mills, North Carolina, returned to their normal operating schedule to accommodate vessels using the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway's Dismal Swamp Canal.
  • USACE to begin construction on alternate care facilities in Virginia

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received three mission assignments from FEMA to construct alternate care facilities in Northern Virginia, the Hampton Roads region and in the Richmond, Virginia area.
  • March

    Contracting in Disasters: What Companies Can Do To Help

    Contracting Director: I want to make sure that everyone understands the first steps in doing business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the Government, is for your company to register with SAM.gov (https://sam.gov/SAM/pages/public/index.jsf). Within SAM.gov is the Disaster Response Registry, where you can register your company's unique capabilities (https://sam.gov/SAM/pages/public/searchRecords/advancedDRSearch.jsf).
  • Norfolk District teams to evaluate facilities for use as alternate-care-sites in Virginia

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has assembled field assessment teams tasked with evaluating existing facilities for the possible conversion into alternate-care-sites in Virginia.
  • Corps awards $1.6 million dredging contract to Massachusetts Small Business

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.6 million contract to SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC of Peabody Massachusetts to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel.
  • Corps opens contract solicitation for Tangier jetty

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a solicitation for an unrestricted, firm fixed price, invitation for bid (IFB) for construction of a jetty located on the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • Norfolk District restricting access to facilities to help prevent spread of COVID-19

    In order to help limit the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is restricting access to its properties to Corps personnel only.
  • Agencies strengthen commitment to reduce flood hazards

    As part of Virginia Flood Awareness Week, the Virginia Silver Jackets, a team composed of multiple federal and state agencies, will sign an updated charter this week.
  • From mid-Atlantic to Canada, Norfolk District foresters manage unique Army program

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. – For a pair of Real Estate Office staffers at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, there really is no confusing the forest for the trees. District foresters Andrew Willey and Stefan Flores are responsible for timber sales and helping manage forests on military installations and other Army real property.
  • Nansemond project’s Restoration Advisory Board to meet Thursday

    SUFFOLK, Va. — Restoration efforts at Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot remain a priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The project's next Restoration Advisory Board meeting is set for Thursday from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. at Tidewater Community College’s Center for Workforce Solutions.
  • February

    Norfolk District navigation support team preps, updates inlet for dredging

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers navigation team arrived at Croatan Point here early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging.
  • Corps awards Florida business $23 million contract, helps protect Virginia space-flight facilities

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $23.7 million contract to Miami-based business Continental Heavy Civil Corp. for beach renourishment at the NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
  • January

    Public meeting set for Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Chesapeake will host a public meeting Thursday on the Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project. It's scheduled for 5-7 p.m. at Deep Creek Middle School.
  • Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway route closed for gate restoration

    SOUTH MILLS, N.C. – Due to required maintenance, the Dismal Swamp Canal on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway between North Carolina and Virginia has been temporarily shut off to vessel traffic.