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  • June

    Norfolk District cancels Gathright Dam pulse release

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have canceled a pulse release scheduled for June 24 at Gathright Dam in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia near Covington.
  • Remedial action plan up for discussion at FNOD virtual public meeting

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a virtual public meeting June 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss a proposed remedial action plan for an area of concern at Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot in Suffolk.
  • Virtual public meetings set for Miami-Dade Back Bay study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Miami-Dade County, its non-federal sponsor, will host a pair of online public meetings this month on the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The public is invited to learn more about the study and its findings at the identical virtual sessions, scheduled for 5-7 p.m. June 9 and 1-3 p.m. June 11. USACE staff will be available to answer questions.
  • USACE announces Gathright Dam pulse-release dates for 2020

    COVINGTON, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will perform six pulse releases from Gathright Dam and Lake Moomaw in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia between June and October.
  • May

    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.
  • 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.
  • March

    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.
  • 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.
  • December

    Dredging to start in Norfolk Harbor inner channels

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday.
  • Agencies to sign agreement at Nansemond project’s next Restoration Advisory Board meeting

    SUFFOLK, Va. — Federal, state and local agencies tackling restoration efforts at Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot will sign a memorandum of understanding at Thursday's quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting, officials announced.
  • October

    Mosquito treatment set for Tuesday at Craney Island

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct another round of aerial mosquito treatment Tuesday over federal property on Craney Island.
  • Gathright Dam’s final pulse release of 2019 set for Wednesday

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to carry out the year’s sixth and final water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday. It will take place between 6 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • USACE: Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project continues to progress

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is moving ahead with its state and city partners on the Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project in Chesapeake, but ongoing real-estate acquisition challenges could have an impact on next year’s solicitation and construction schedule.
  • September

    Gathright Dam’s next pulse release set for Wednesday

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s fifth water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday. It will take place between 6 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • August

    Gathright Dam’s fourth pulse release of 2019 set for Sept. 4

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to carry out the year’s fourth water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Sept. 4. It will take place between 6 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Gathright Dam’s third pulse release set for Aug. 14

    Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s third water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Aug. 14.