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    Norfolk District, Virginia Beach Public Works announce beach replenishment contract award

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Beach Public Works Department have announced the awarding of an $11.9 million contract for resort beach replenishment in Virginia Beach to Weeks Marine of Camden, New Jersey.
  • Public Invited: FNOD restoration advisory board meets Sept. 6

    SUFFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host its third quarterly meeting of the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot, or FNOD, Restoration Advisory Board Thursday, Sept. 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.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled

    NORFOLK -- The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Portsmouth will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying between 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Aug. 27, at federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties and the north Churchland area (Route 164) in Portsmouth, Va.
  • Stevenson wows district crowd at women’s event

    Kate Campbell Stevenson brought to life the lives of Abigail Adams, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Alice Paul, and other women suffragists through costumes and music for the districts Women’s Equality Day celebration held here August 22, 2012.
  • Langley's gate construction makes way for new visitor center

    The second and final phase of gate construction here kicked off Monday. The construction, a $7.6 million joint-venture project constructed by W.M. Jordan/Versar, Inc. and overseen by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will provide a new guardhouse and a 2,800 square-foot visitor center at the LaSalle Avenue gate.
  • Beach complete, infrastructure protected

    More than 3 million cubic yards of newly deposited sand is protecting the launch pads and critical infrastructure at NASA’s flight facility at Wallops Island, Va.
  • Benefits of dam removal reach further than expected

    In an area roughly 73 to 93 miles upstream from where Embrey Dam once stood on the Rappahannock River, researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey noticed resurgence in the American eel population in their once-natural habitat, now that they are longer impeded by the 22-foot-high structure.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Portsmouth will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., August 10, at federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties and the north Churchland area in Portsmouth, Va.