Archive: December, 2012
  • December

    NASA proclaims strategic partnership with Corps for support

    NASA Langley Research Center officials reached an agreement with the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to have the Corps support the research center’s facility-engineering needs.
  • Survey crews to start work on Tangier Jetty

    Physical work on the feasibility phase of the Tangier Jetty program is set to begin this week, weather dependant. A Norfolk District survey crew will operate in the water where the jetty is to be built at the federal navigation channel entranceway on the western side of the island.
  • Corps responds to significant shoaling at Rudee Inlet

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck, based out of Wilmington, N.C., is scheduled to begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project for five days beginning Dec. 7, 2012.
  • Norfolk District ‘green initiative’ injects 25-year life into derrick boat Elizabeth

    In recent years, the Elizabeth’s creaky, smoking engines and worn vessel parts, all ravaged by old age and years of corrosive seawater damage, has called into question her durability and reliability; moreover, her crew’s ability to work safely. But thanks to a “green initiative” begun four years ago by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a grand vision to inject new, superior, eco-friendly life into the venerable Elizabeth, she and her crew will soon resume serving the community here at greater capacity for another 25 years.
  • Final 2012 FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meets Dec. 6

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host its final 2012 quarterly meeting of the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot, or FNOD, Restoration Advisory Board Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held at the Courtyard Marriott located at 8060 Harbour View Boulevard in Suffolk, Va.