Author: Patrick Bloodgood, @norfolkdistrict
  • November

    District small business among the top in Corps of Engineers

    The Norfolk District Small Business Program is among the top 10 in awarding contracts to Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses.
  • May

    Reef building to begin on Piankatank River

    Oysters are receiving a new $2 million, 25 acre reef in the Piankatank River as part of the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Project.
  • August

    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.
  • 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.