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  • May

    Bellwood Manor House set for $3.28M renovation

    NORFOLK, Va. – The historic Bellwood Manor House at Defense Supply Center Richmond is getting a face-lift. Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $3.28 million contract to Facility Support Services for renovation of the house, which was built between 1790 and 1804 and is listed as a national and state landmark.
  • April

    Sandbridge Beach renourishment work underway

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations April, 8.
  • USACE to begin construction on alternate care facilities in Virginia

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received three mission assignments from FEMA to construct alternate care facilities in Northern Virginia, the Hampton Roads region and in the Richmond, Virginia area.
  • March

    Corps awards $1.6 million dredging contract to Massachusetts Small Business

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.6 million contract to SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC of Peabody Massachusetts to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel.
  • Agencies strengthen commitment to reduce flood hazards

    As part of Virginia Flood Awareness Week, the Virginia Silver Jackets, a team composed of multiple federal and state agencies, will sign an updated charter this week.
  • From mid-Atlantic to Canada, Norfolk District foresters manage unique Army program

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. – For a pair of Real Estate Office staffers at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, there really is no confusing the forest for the trees. District foresters Andrew Willey and Stefan Flores are responsible for timber sales and helping manage forests on military installations and other Army real property.
  • Nansemond project’s Restoration Advisory Board to meet Thursday

    SUFFOLK, Va. — Restoration efforts at Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot remain a priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The project's next Restoration Advisory Board meeting is set for Thursday from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. at Tidewater Community College’s Center for Workforce Solutions.
  • January

    Public meeting set for Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Chesapeake will host a public meeting Thursday on the Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project. It's scheduled for 5-7 p.m. at Deep Creek Middle School.
  • Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway route closed for gate restoration

    SOUTH MILLS, N.C. – Due to required maintenance, the Dismal Swamp Canal on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway between North Carolina and Virginia has been temporarily shut off to vessel traffic.
  • December

    Dredging to start in Norfolk Harbor inner channels

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday.
  • Agencies to sign agreement at Nansemond project’s next Restoration Advisory Board meeting

    SUFFOLK, Va. — Federal, state and local agencies tackling restoration efforts at Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot will sign a memorandum of understanding at Thursday's quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting, officials announced.
  • April

    Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference seeks solutions to pressing maritime issues

    With “Planning for the Future: Challenges and Opportunities” as their theme, professionals from government and industry met at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, this week to discuss the future of the maritime community.
  • December

    Lincoln-era history comes back to life

    The upgrades to Grant Hall, also known as Building 20, were as normal as a renovation to a 10,000 square foot facility can go, according to the Eli Hirsch, the Corps' project manager. But the documented stories about strange occurrences in the building are anything but normal.
  • September

    USACE Deployment Center deactivates after 8 years of service

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ response to Sept. 11, 2001, began on Day One. Only a few hours after the terrorists struck, engineers from Headquarters went to the Pentagon to assess the damage, and personnel from North Atlantic Division and New York District made their way to the World Trade Center to assist rescue efforts and begin planning the ensuing support operations.
  • March

    For eroding island, engineers' efforts start with models

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Waterman and residents on the tiny, sinking island of Tangier worry every time the winds blow through the fishing community at more than 30 miles per hour. The island, located in the Chesapeake Bay just below the Maryland and Virginia border, is sinking and eroding away -- a dilemma that's expedited by churning storm waters.