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  • May

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Visits Norfolk Harbor

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, the Honorable R.D. James, traveled to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District on May 9 to meet with Virginia Port Authority leaders.
  • Corps, city to renourish Virginia Beach oceanfront

    The district has awarded the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project renourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois. The bid of $22.64 million includes the placement of 1.4 million cubic yards of sand from 15th Street to 70th Street.
  • Corps awards contract to small business for Chincoteague Bay Channel dredging

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Houston based Dredgit Environmental Corp., a $520,070 contract to perform maintenance dredging along the Chincoteague Bay Federal Navigation Channel.
  • 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.
  • North Landing Bridge closes for repairs

    NORFOLK, Va. – The North Landing Bridge that spans the Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal in Chesapeake, Va. will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic from 9 a.m. Monday, May 6, to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, while the Army Corps of Engineers makes repairs to the bridge.
  • Holocaust observance at Norfolk District solemnly reinforces promise

    Like many locations around the world, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers experienced the stillness of contemplation and reverence during its Holocaust Day of Remembrance observation here.
  • 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 commander discusses Corps’ collaborative posture at symposium

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District Commander Col. Patrick Kinsman reviewed the district’s position regarding federal policy and environmental issues at the Environment Virginia Symposium held Tuesday at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
  • Corps awards $990,000 contract to Jacksonville, N.C.-based small business

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Jacksonville, North Carolina-based Military & Federal Construction Company Inc. a contract for $998,383 to upgrade intersections for Roads C and G at Defense Logistics Agency Richmond.
  • 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.
  • Project management soft skills coached at Norfolk District

    More than 20 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District project managers engaged in a soft skills workshop here Tuesday. Soft skills are character traits and interpersonal skills that characterize a person's relationships with other people.
  • 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.
  • FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meets March 7, 2019

    Restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD), remain an ongoing priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Community members can learn more about this Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) and hear the latest cleanup progress during the project’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting held at the Tidewater Community College/Work Force Solutions at 7000 College Drive Suffolk, VA 23435 on Thursday, March 7th, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m.
  • February

    Builders of Bulwark: Norfolk H&H engineer illustrates the heart, path of a problem-solver

    There are creative kids who want to produce art; there are athletic kids who seek sports; and maybe, there are the engineering kids who want to problem-solve. And if that’s the case, people like Leah Weaver would be their inspiration.
  • 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.