Chesapeake Bay Bridge – Tunnel Construction

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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission has awarded the Dragados Team a contract to construct a new parallel tunnel at the Thimble Shoal Channel. The Dragados Team, a joint venture composed of Dragados USA, Inc. and Schiavone Construction Company … Continued

James River Fishing Pier Extension

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The long-awaited extension of the James River Fishing Pier is now complete and open to the public. Phase II adds 1,112 linear feet to the existing structure, extending the pier’s total recreational length to 2,364 feet. The new extension includes … Continued

Back River Shellfish Closure

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced a shellfish harvesting closure on the Back River due to potential contamination from a sewage spill. Shellfish taken from areas affected by the emergency closure are currently unacceptable for consumption, according to … Continued

USGS Chesapeake Bay Osprey Study

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The world’s largest breeding population of ospreys is coping well with the long-lasting residues of toxic chemicals, according to a three-year study led by US Geological Survey scientists. The study focused on chemicals that were banned decades ago but remain … Continued