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Corps Accepts Comments on Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District is accepting comments on the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project in the Thimble Shoals Channel.  Proposed work includes dredging, transport, and placement at Dam Neck Ocean Disposal Site. Approximately 8 million cubic yards of material is expected to be removed. The anticipated… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Deepening Project PED Phase Pushes Ahead of Schedule

Ahead of a deepening project to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Port Authority are continuing design measures with the intention of awarding an initial dredging contract by January 2020. An official design agreement between the port and the Corps was signed… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Channel Project Secures Federal Authorization

The project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor commercial shipping channels secured federal authorization in October with the passage of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. The dredge work will take the inner harbor’s commercial channels to 55 feet deep and the channel in the Chesapeake Bay to… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Deepening Project Moves One Step Closer

At the end of January, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the plan outlining the national economic benefits of the Norfolk Harbor deepening. A final review by the Corps is expected in June, and pending a positive outcome of that review, the state has $20 million pending… Read More