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.
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.
Official Ridership Data including Route 35 from HRT.
Route 35 did not operate in FY20. Ridership in FY21 seems fairly strong considering everything that’s happened since Covid19 hit.
Maybe HRT & City of VB will market Route 35 more in the Bayfront area as it seems most are not familiar with how great Route 35 is for locals.
According to the City Planning Department, the area is zoned for duplexes or single-family homes much like what’s behind it near Pleasure House [Point] Natural Area.
“They would not be allowed in other parts of the city unless they’re grandfathered in, but people living in different areas could petition the city to become an overlay district.
During hearings for individual short-term rental applications, people voiced their general support and opposition for short-term rentals in the city.”