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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.
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.
Corps planning for impacts to Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as a result of Dorian
Norfolk District officials overseeing the Dismal Swamp and Chesapeake and Albemarle canals, are closely monitoring and preparing for potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian.
USACE awards $3.8 million services contract for AIWW facilities
NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a five-year services contract to U.S. Facilities Inc. for operations and maintenance of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway’s locks and bridges.
Norfolk District to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging early next week – roughly a year ahead of schedule due to lingering impacts from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The maintenance work should be completed by April.
Corps plans closure for emergency repair to North Landing Bridge
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will close the North Landing Bridge on Route 165 for emergency repairs beginning at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow.
Norfolk District closes Dismal Swamp Canal indefinitely
Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced that the Dismal Swamp Canal will be closed indefinitely.
Corps completes initial repairs of North Landing Bridge
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, completed repairs on damaged gear teeth and steel girders caused during a barge accident June 4.
Corps further restricts North Landing Bridge openings
The North Landing Bridge will operate under additional restricted bridge openings after being hit for the second time this year.
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.
Great Bridge Lock scheduled maintenance causes limited closures to navigation
The Great Bridge Lock in Chesapeake, Virginia, will temporarily close to navigation during specified hours for scheduled maintenance June 9-10, 15-19 and 22-25.
North Landing Bridge reopens after two-day repairs
The North Landing Bridge in Chesapeake, Va. reopened this afternoon after maintenance crews replaced electrical cables at the bridge.
North Landing Bridge to temporarily close
The North Landing Bridge in Chesapeake, Va. will close to navigation from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 and Wednesday, April 2.
Great Bridge Lock reopens to vessel traffic
The Great Bridge Lock on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal reopened this afternoon after a two-day closure to vessel traffic to replace lock gates.
Norfolk District awards contract to isolate, identify damage to Great Bridge Lock
Norfolk District has awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. a contract modification to isolate and inspect the damaged valve at the Great Bridge Lock in Chesapeake, Va.
Great Bridge Locks closed due to tidal waters
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed the Great Bridge Lock in Chesapeake, Va., due to higher than normal tidal waters infiltrating the lock’s gears.
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