Drainage Improvements Work to Begin on Starfish Road/North Great Neck Road

NEWS RELEASE at VBGOV.com:

Crews will begin work at the intersection of Starfish Road and North Great Neck Road for the first phase. The project will include installing stormwater piping, drainage structures, trenching, along with sidewalk and pavement work.

Questions?

Final Sea Level Wise happening today!

We want YOUR input When it comes to Sea Level Wise public meeting dates.

February 15th 10am – 12pm Cox High School

Address: 2425 Shorehaven Drive

Did you know WCCB is seeking variances to redevelop ~17 acres in the bayfront? PLEASE TAKE OUR SURVEY.

WCCB – Westminster Canterbury by Chesapeake Bay- has been “working with the City for about a year” on redeveloping 16.88 acres in the bayfront.

Planning Commission is scheduled to have a public hearing and vote as soon as MARCH 11 ’20.

CLICK HERE to start 8 question SURVEY.

SURVEY ENDS March 10. PLEASE TAKE IT NOW and share it.

We will be making the Survey results public.

Thank you!

Rendering of proposed redevelopment that needs regulatory approvals.

Proposed Orsted use of Lynnhaven Boat Ramp & Beach Facility including CC presentation.

View Powerpoint presented to City Council Informal Session FEB 4 ’20.

Just 3 of the questions to consider:

Was Parks & Recreation consulted re: the recreational boaters use of LBR&BF boat parking expansion being delayed again?

Was Public Safety & Traffic Engineering consulted re: recreational boaters backing up into the surrounding residential streets and onto Shore Drive in both west & east directions?

Was anyone tasked with studying the loss of revenue from the delay, again, of expanding recreational boat parking especially considering the recent loss of Boatel use?

Note: Questions are simply related to the location at LBR&BF of this proposed plan.

There’s potential expanding LBR&BF recreational boat parking could be delayed even longer as well:

Six (6) months – up to three (3) additional six (6) month terms for a
total of two (2) years

Learn more about Orsted at their website.

Ørsted ranked the most sustainable company in the world

“Officials have said the project could be accelerated if more funding became available through a possible $430 million bond referendum this November.”

View article at Pilotonline.com:

 It also faces the costliest damage from today’s conditions, according to the city’s new sea level rise study. That’s true under short-term and long-term sea level rise projections, too.

Sanitary gravity mains under Cape Henry Ditch update

From a project manager’s email about Phase 1C.2 stormwater work:

The 15-inch and 27-inch gravity sanitary sewer mains that will be relocated from under the Cape Henry Ditch to underneath Cape Henry Drive will remain gravity systems (not force mains). These mains drain down west all the way down to the Public Utilities Pump Station at Lynnhaven Colony Park.

We will be replacing the Sanitary Gravity Mains from Ebb Tide Road to Starfish Road, quite a long stretch, about 1,488 Linear Feet. The plan is to upgrade the 15-inch to 18-inch currently, but maintain the 27-inch size.

Note: Phase 1C.2 is in red.

Free E-Cycling & Recycling Event – Sat. January 25, 2020 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at VA Aquarium

This is a great service and you don’t even have to get out of your car so you can still drop off waste if it’s a rainy day.  For more details click here or on the image above

Click here for a map to the Aquarium.  East Parking Lot is away from the main building and towards the ocean.

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, in partnership with Goodwill Industries, the City of Virginia Beach Public Works and TFC Recycling, will offer its semi-annual E-cycling event at the Virginia Aquarium East Parking Lot. There is no fee to drop off items, but donations are always appreciated.

Acceptable personal electronic recyclable items include:

Personal computers and laptops
Telephones, cell phones and PDA’s
Printers
Circuit boards and components
Monitors and flat screens
Fax machines​
Stereo equipment and game systems
Regular recycling materials such as newspapers, bottles and cans will also be accepted.
***Note that cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions and alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D) cannot be accepted***​

Acceptable household hazardous waste items include:

Up to five gallons of liquids or up to 75 pounds of dry materials
Aerosol spray cans
Automotive fluids
Batteries: Boat, Car, Camera, Cell phone, Hearing aid, Lead acid, Lithium, Rechargeable, Trucks
Herbicides
Household cleaners
Gasoline (up to 5 gallons)
Fertilizer
Pool chemicals
Light bulbs – small quantities of CFLs or fluorescent tubes
Oil and water based paint
Pesticides
​Propane tanks (small – up to 20 lb. capacity)

 

Stormwater Engineering Center page at VBGov.com has many resources

View page at VBGov.com here:

The stormwater staff of the Public Works Department work to minimize flooding and protect the quality of Virginia Beach’s waterways by managing stormwater.

Resources include:

Stormwater Master Planning

The City of Virginia Beach is currently updating its citywide stormwater master plan, which was first completed in the early 1990’s.

Lake Bradford & Lake Chubb Stormwater (CIP 7-053)

Current Update

RK&K was chosen to provide technical engineering services and will analyze the City’s Master Drainage stormwater model for Watershed 31 to identify drainage improvements within the Lake Bradford Drainage Basin. The stormwater model was recently completed and RK&K have begun their analysis. Lake Bradford and Chubb Lake were identified as part of Targeted Area 4 in the Norfolk and Virginia Beach Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) developed between Norfolk, Virginia Beach, the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC), and several U.S. Navy installations including Joint Expedition Base (JEB) Little Creek. Engineering design work has begun for two early drainage improvement projects.​

Eastern Shore Drive Drainage Improvements

UNFUNDED DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS​

Section 1F – Neighborhood Storm Drain Improvements North of Shore Drive

Section 1G – Neighborhood Storm Drain Improvements South of Cape Henry Drive

Phase I, Section II Poinciana Pump Station and Outfall (Cape Story By The Sea): This project includes replacing the existing pump station on Sandalwood Road. Collection system improvements will be constructed along Sandalwood Road, Bayberry Street and Poinciana Drive. The current proposed outfall force main alignment is down the center of Maple Street.​​