Virginia, Chesapeake, Bridge Construction, Waterway Closure

The Coast Guard has granted approval to Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to set the remaining girders in the center span of the new, fixed I-64 High Rise Bridge.  Heavy life equipment will occupy the navigational channel thus requiring complete closure of the navigational span during the below timeframes. Closure dates/times are provided below: To accommodate heavy construction equipment Read More

North Carolina, Lockwoods Folly, Shoaling

SIGNIFICANT SHOALING HAS BEEN REPORTED IN LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET CROSSING BETWEEN DAYBEACON 46 (LLNR 40220) AND BUOY 47 (LLNR 40225) SPANNING THE WIDTH OF THE CHANNEL. DEPTHS OF 4′ -5 MLW HAVE BEEN REPORTED. LITTLE RIVER BUOY 47 (LLNR 40225) REPORTED OFF STATION THE FOLLOWING AIDS TO NAVIGATION HAVE BEEN RE-ESTABLISHED. A. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET Read More

North Carolina, New River and ICW Firing Exercises

U.S. Coast Guard sent this bulletin at 01/12/2022 11:50 AM EST SEC NC BNM 022-22 SAFETY ZONE INFORMATION 1. THE RESTRICTED AREAS IN THE NEW RIVER, AS SHOWN ON NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE CHART 11542 THAT WILL BE CLOSED TO NAVIGATION BECAUSE OF STONE BAY RIFLE RANGE FIRING EXERCISES DURING THE FOLLOWING PERIODS: STONE CREEK SECTOR Read More

Virginia, Norfolk, Bridge Repair Schedule

Elizabeth River – Norfolk Southern #7 Railroad Bridge – Bridge Deviation  The Coast Guard has approved a request from Norfolk Southern Corporation for temporary deviation on the Norfolk Southern #7 Railroad Bridge, mile 5.8, in Chesapeake, VA. The closure dates/times presented below are necessary to complete required bridge work. All times listed below are show as the local Read More