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Great Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge closed for repairs
SOUTH MILLS, N.C. – The Great Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge is closed for repairs through the first week of March. On Feb. 27, a maintenance crew from the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources closed the pedestrian bridge, which crosses onto the Dismal Swamp Canal between North Carolina and Virginia.
A river runs free 10 years later
On the morning of February 23, 2004 the excitement around Fredericksburg, Va., was palpable – school children, dignitaries, and media from around the world converged along the Rappahannock River to watch an obsolete dam blow open.
Historic Fort Norfolk to close for building repairs Feb. 24
Fort Norfolk will close to visitors from Feb. 24 to June 6 as contractors replace the roof on a circa 1855 magazine building.
Millennium Project work begins at Arlington National Cemetery
Crews working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are preparing land designated for the growth of Arlington National Cemetery. The 27-acre Millennium Project adds nearly 30,000 burial and niche spaces to the cemetery, which is running out of room to honor America’s military veterans.
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.
Great Bridge Lock to close temporarily to replace lock gates
The Great Bridge Lock on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal will temporarily close to vessel traffic from noon Feb. 19 to 9 p.m. Feb. 20 to replace the set of lock gates.
Gathright Dam to conduct a routine, controlled flood release
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin a controlled flood release at Gathright Dam near Covington, Va., at 9:00 a.m., today.
N.J. company contracted to rebuild NASA dunes and berms post Sandy
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a New Jersey-based company a $10.5 million contract to replace sand along NASA’s Wallops Island launch facilities near Chincoteague Va.
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