Tag: open
  • September

    Officials to delay opening Dismal Swamp Canal until end of October

    Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have delayed reopening the Dismal Swamp Canal until late October. “Recent weather events have delayed progress, and the latest condition survey of Turners Cut showed that additional dredging was needed,” said Keith Lockwood, Norfolk District Operations Branch chief.
  • August

    Dismal Swamp Canal scheduled to reopen in September

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, officials said.
  • May

    Fort Norfolk to temporarily close to visitors

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close Fort Norfolk to visitors tomorrow through May 21.
  • Corps announces timeline to reopen Dismal Swamp Canal

    Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth later this summer.
  • January

    Officials direct delayed opening at Waterfield, Craney Jan.10

    The Waterfield Building and Craney Island facilities will open Jan. 10 at 10 a.m.
  • May

    Historic Fort Norfolk reopens ahead of schedule

    Fort Norfolk reopened to the public today, four weeks ahead of schedule, after contractors replaced the roof on the circa-1855 magazine building here.
  • October

    Continuing resolution reopens district's regulatory office

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regulatory employees returned to work today after the enactment of a continuing resolution to fund the government until January 15. The employees, environmental scientists and administrative support staff assigned to the Norfolk District’s Regulatory Branch, will restart regulatory operations immediately, said Kimberly Prisco-Baggett, acting chief of the branch.