Published Oct. 3, 2014
Expiration date: 11/17/2014

October 3, 2014



The Norfolk District announces the publication of a Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Route 460 Location Study from Prince George County to the City of Suffolk, Virginia. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Corps of Engineers, as joint lead federal agencies, with cooperation of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), has prepared the document to Supplement the EIS prepared by FHWA (Draft EIS in 2005 and Final EIS in 2008). The SEIS was prepared because of new information and circumstances relevant to the federal action that may result in significant environmental impacts to wetlands, streams and water quality not evaluated in the approved FEIS.

The Notice of Availability can be found at:

To see the SEIS and supplemental documents, as well as information regarding VDOT’s Public Hearings and physical locations where the SEIS can be found, go to this link:

COMMENT PERIOD: Comments regarding the SEIS should be made in writing, addressed to William T. Walker, Chief, Regulatory Branch, Corps of Engineers, 803 Front Street, Norfolk, Virginia  23510 and should be received by the close of business on November 17, 2014.

PRIVACY & CONFIDENTIALITY: Comments and information, including the identity of the submitter, submitted in response to this Public Notice may be disclosed, reproduced, and distributed at the discretion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Information that is submitted in connection with this Public Notice cannot be maintained as confidential by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Submissions should not include any information that the submitter seeks to preserve as confidential.

If you have any questions about this SEIS or the permit process, you may contact

Alice Allen-Grimes at email or 757-201-7219.