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  • May

    With mosquito season in the air, Norfolk District prepped for another fight

    NORFOLK, Va. – With the return of warmer weather, the bugs are never far behind. Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has teamed up with Portsmouth to keep mosquitoes contained at its Craney Island dredged material management area and away from the surrounding community.
  • Corps to close North Landing Bridge for repairs

    North Landing Bridge, which spans the Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal in Chesapeake, will temporarily close to vehicular traffic from 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 17 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers replaces an underwater electrical cable and makes other electrical and mechanical repairs to the bridge.
  • North Landing Bridge openings modified while ongoing repairs are made

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is modifying North Landing Bridge's navigation openings to two a day Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. while ongoing repairs to the bridge are completed. These openings could last up to an hour, and motorists should plan accordingly.
  • April

    Norfolk District contract award delivers boost to Lynnhaven Inlet navigation

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Project. The project serves commercial and recreational users in the city of Virginia Beach, the nonfederal sponsor, providing value to the both the economy and leisure opportunities.
  • March

    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 pours out the word on Virginia Flood Awareness Week

    This week is Virginia Flood Awareness Week, addressing the nation’s most common and costly natural disaster. The observance foreshadows the Atlantic hurricane season, which starts June 1, and is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Dam Safety and Floodplain Management – the commonwealth’s national flood insurance coordinator.
  • 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.
  • Thimble Shoal Channel slated for dredging after Norfolk District award

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District awarded a maintenance dredging contract to Manson Construction Co. for the Chesapeake Bay Thimble Shoal Channel in Virginia, Friday.
  • Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management study reaches milestone

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study investigating coastal storm risk management problems and solutions here reached an important milestone last month.
  • February

    Chamber valves to be replaced at Great Bridge Lock in Chesapeake

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will replace three of eight chamber valves at Great Bridge Lock along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Chesapeake starting today. The $950,000 project is a joint effort by Norfolk District and neighboring Huntington District in West Virginia.
  • 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

    Corps to commission multi-purpose vessel

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will officially welcome a new vessel to its fleet Thursday.
  • December

    Bay islanders receive status update on needed jetty

    In front of a mostly packed house in Tangier Island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project.
  • October

    District sprints in at end-of-year dash

    The district’s final end-of-year sprint capped off an active fiscal year, with 797 contract actions obligating $293.34 million on projects throughout the commonwealth – a 19.7 percent increase from the previous year.
  • Norfolk District prepares response teams, project sites for Hurricane Joaquin

    Ahead of Hurricane Joaquin, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking the following measures to protect the health and safety of Virginians, and prevent flooding and damage at its military and civil work project sites throughout the commonwealth.
  • April

    Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference seeks solutions to pressing maritime issues

    With “Planning for the Future: Challenges and Opportunities” as their theme, professionals from government and industry met at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, this week to discuss the future of the maritime community.