“More than six times that amount will be placed on the beach beginning early next year.”

Article about eroded Ocean Park beach at Pilotonline.com.

The city is partnering with the Virginia Port Authority, which is deepening the channel used by container ships bound for the Norfolk Harbor. Great Lakes Dredge & Dry Dock, which replenished the Oceanfront beach three years ago, will pump “beach quality sand” dredged from the channel onto Ocean Park beach.

Eastern Shore Drive Stormwater Improvements (CIP 7-151) presentation slides

Thanks to Mr Bradley W. Vanderwarker CoVB Engineer responsible for this crucial project for providing this presentation & especially for continuing to come out to meetings to share project updates, take questions & provide timely updates on a daily & weekly basis.

You may remember this is work being done before Phase 3 work starts.

“The Department of Public Works is seeking feedback on citizens’ knowledge and opinions of the City’s flood protection initiatives.”

The input will assist us in the planning and development of a flood protection program that will address residential and roadway flooding throughout the City and the focus of a potential referendum on the ballot this November.