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  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Norfolk District and City of Virginia Beach officials have just announced that the work on Virginia Beach oceanfront project will resume in the next couple of days. As reported, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC – the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project’s contractor intends to mobilize equipment at 68th […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach oceanfront is getting some added protection, thanks to a joint effort by the city and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The district has awarded the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project renourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois. The bid of $22.64 […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Virginia Beach announced the initiation of the Lynnhaven Inlet Jetties Study on July 2. They are now inviting the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting, scheduled for July 22, 6-8 p.m., at the Frank W. Cox High School auditorium lobby, […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC has restarted sand-placement operations along the Virginia Beach oceanfront. According to the Army Corps’ Norfolk District, the contractor is pumping sand at 57th Street with construction advancing north toward 70th Street. USACE also added that this week, 57th to 65th streets are scheduled for construction. Upon completion of the […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Beach Public Works Department have announced the awarding of an $11.9 million contract for resort beach replenishment in Virginia Beach to Weeks Marine of Camden, New Jersey. The contract is for 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand, dredged from the Thimble Shoals and Atlantic Ocean […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    While the Virginia Beach oceanfront renourishment operations will not restart before November 15, submerged pipeline is in place and heavy equipment is stationed, the Norfolk District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest project update.  The project, which began in late June, renourished 75% of the oceanfront in approximately two months. The […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is moving forward, with 120,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach so far.  “Several Baltimore District employees are assisting with the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by Virginia Beach City Government and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine last week announced nearly $56 million in new federal funding for communities in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and on the Eastern Shore for water infrastructure improvements. The funding is awarded through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ “Work Plan,” a source of funds provided by Congress for the Corps to allocate to […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the Virginia Beach replenishment project contract to Weeks Marine, of Camden N.J. The bid of $11.925M includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. The federal investment for this re-nourishment cycle is $8.9M, or 65% of the total […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A five-mile hurricane protection and beach renourishment project in Sandbridge is complete. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, partnering with the city of Virginia Beach, Va., completed a $13.35 million project, including the dredging and placement of approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Rudee Inlet, a man-made inlet sited along one of Virginia Beach’s most dynamic shorelines, was recently dredged as a result of shoaling from Hurricane Sandy. In the wake of the tropical storm, the city of Virginia Beach requested the Corps conduct emergency dredging of Rudee Inlet because of significant shoaling. The cost of the six-day […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by the city of Virginia Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District, is slated to begin this week. According to USACE, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) crews will work in roughly 1,000-feet sections of the beach, closest […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.  The format of the meeting will be an informal […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Reinforcing nearly 75% of the oceanfront in roughly two months, the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project has come to a halt. In late June, the city of Virginia Beach and the Army Corps’ Norfolk District began the placement of approximately 1.4 million cubic yards of sand – a periodic construction that has […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Virginia Beach easement requiring dredging is selected and measured to plan maintenance and generate a map to communicate location. Rob Jessen, GIS Coordinator for the City of Virginia Beach, used Smart Client to select neighboring properties and generates a spreadsheet for a mail merge notification. Regarding this plan, Jessen stated: “We expect […]

  • 23 March 2010

    USACE has awarded a contract for Maintenance Dredging at Rudee Inlet and Virginia Beach, Virginia,for estimated amount of $2,480,278.00.To NORFOLK DREDGING COMPANY ,at the day of March 22, 2010… [mappress] Source:fbogov,March 23,2010;

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, the Murden, returned to Virginia Beach on Monday evening and began dredging Rudee Inlet, reports the City of VB. According to the City, the Murden will conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas starting October 30, 2018 through November 6, 2018. On October 16, 2018, US Coast Guard issued a notice to […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project on Monday. The Corps’ dredge Meritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., will dredge for four days to remove shoaling in the channel. Engineers expect to dredge about 20,000 cubic yards of material, which will be placed directly north of the entrance […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The $11.92 million renourishment project, which will begin Dec. 1, includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. “These sand replenishment projects are vital to our coastline in terms of tide […]

  • 21 February 2012

    A plan for the Oceanfront Beach sand replenishment project is officially put on hold. The last sand replenishment project was more than ten years ago. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had planned to replenish sand eroded from the beach this year, but the only bid for the project exceeds the budget by $10 million. […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Virginia Beach might get to give $15 million to the federal government to replenish the Sandbridge beaches after all…   (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, July 18, 2011;

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $2 million contract Sept. 28 to maintenance dredge the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Virginia Beach, Va. Lynnhaven Inlet annually undergoes maintenance dredging to combat critical shoaling; however, due to Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the Virginia Beach coastline last year, shoaling conditions were exacerbated […]