Tag: Virginia
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Six years later, Army Corps remains Sandy focused

    At the same time the North Atlantic Division has supported U.S. Army Corps of Engineers response and recovery efforts following recent major storm events elsewhere in the United States, it has remained intensely focused on Superstorm Sandy repair, restoration and risk-reduction projects in the northeast six years since that major weather event.
  • After Florence rainfall, USACE cancels Gathright Dam pulse release

    After evaluating the high water flows experienced on the Jackson River during Tropical Storm Florence earlier this week, District water managers made the decision to cancel the pulse release scheduled for Sept. 26 at Gathright Dam.
  • Hurricane Florence: District Status & Evacuations

    District issues guidance for Zone A employee evacuations and reporting instructions for Tuesday, Sept. 11.
  • Shoreline SharePoint team earns process improvement award

    WASHINGTON (Aug. 2, 2018) – The team that developed Shoreline SharePoint, an online resource to electronically file license applications, received the Army’s Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement Program Team Excellence Award in the Non-Enterprise, Non-Gated Level during a ceremony at the Pentagon July 25.
  • Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, community partner to find way forward for Neabsco Creek

    The Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers met April 26 with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the safety, commercial and recreational interests in Neabsco Creek.
  • Corps Releases Draft Report for Coastal Storm and Flood Risks

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the city.
  • Huntsville Center awards $91.4M contract modification in support of high-performance tech

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, awarded a $91,485,705 modification to contract for Science Applications International Corp. in Reston, Virginia, for management and technical support necessary to advance high-performance computing services, capabilities, infrastructure and technologies.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled for Friday

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Norfolk District will conduct aerial mosquito spraying Friday over federal property on Craney Island.