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  • Public Notice Announcing Execution of a New 214 Funding Agreement Between USACE and the VPRA

    The purpose of this Public Notice is to inform the general public that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District signed a Funding Agreement (Agreement) with the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA), to accept and expend funds to expedite the processing of their Department of the Army (DA) permit applications, subject to a series of limitations.
  • NAO-2024-00919 (Lake Overton BMP Retrofit, Henrico, Virginia)

    Expiration date: 6/20/2024

    The proposed project at Lake Overton includes the removal of accumulated sediment, the renovation and upgrade to a stormwater management facility that includes aquatic benches, a cold water intake, and work to accommodate future sediment removal needs. Comments should be received by the close of business on June 20, 2024.

  • NAO-2002-03818 (Virginia Port Authority- Virginia International Gateway Dredging, Portsmouth, Virginia)

    Expiration date: 6/19/2024

    The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is proposing to perform new and maintenance dredging to expand the approach channel and berthing areas at its leased facility known as Virginia International Gateway (VIG) on the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Virginia to provide safe navigation for the Ultra Large Container Vessels. Comments should be received by the close of business on June 19, 2024.

  • NAO-2009-00044 (LRRT Paradise Creek Projects 2 and 3, Portsmouth, Virginia)

    Expiration date: 6/15/2024

    The Sponsor, Coastal Virginia Conservancy (Living River Restoration Trust) proposes to design, construct, and manage 2 additional compensatory mitigation sites in Paradise Creek. The Sponsor proposes to place a thin layer of granular activated carbon on the existing surficial sediment in 6 areas of Paradise Creek, using a mechanical delivery system. In addition, the Sponsor proposes to develop the final sediment remediation techniques to be applied to 8 areas of Paradise Creek as the Projects move forward. The proposed activities are anticipated to generate approximately 12 compensatory mitigation credits. Comments should be received by the close of business on June 15, 2024.
  • NAO-2023 02418 (HRSD Interceptor Force Main, Chesapeake, Virginia)

    Expiration date: 6/14/2024

    The applicant proposes to replace the existing 20-inch diameter cast iron force main located within the Albemarle Chesapeake Canal. The existing pipe was installed in 1968 and is approximately 200 feet long between the air vent on the north side and the valve on the south side of the canal. The force main was struck and damaged on March 10, 2023, and removed from service. In addition, while removing the section of damaged sewer force main, the applicant proposes to remove the abandoned 20-inch city water main located adjacent to the sewer main and crossing the Canal. The damaged force main and abandoned water main are in an easement set to expire and are no longer serviceable. The removal of both mains from the easement and federal property will require the open cutting of the Canal and within land-side areas within federal property to the north and south of the canal. A new easement agreement will be acquired in the replacement location. To meet the depth requirements through the Canal (minimum depth of 30 feet below the dredged depth of the Canal), the force main will be installed utilizing HDD technology. The HDD portion will consist of approximately 825 feet of 24-inch DR 11 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) force main. The land portion will be constructed of 1,150 feet of 20-inch polyvinyl chloride (PVC) force main using open cut installation. The northern portion of the force main will tie-in to the existing force main within Battlefield Boulevard. The southern portion of the force main will tie-in to the existing force main within Wilson Drive. The total acreage of impacts to wetlands and waters of the U.S. resulting from permanent and temporary impacts is 0.327 acre. The purpose of the project is to replace the sewer force main providing system continuity and to eliminate the need to pump and haul from the City of Chesapeake Pump Station, and to remove the abandoned water main from the expiring easement. Comments should be received by the close of business on June 14, 2024.