Chesapeake Bay Bridge – Tunnel Toll Increase

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Tolls have increased for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge – Tunnel, effective January 1, 2019. A new toll schedule, effective January 1, 2019, is available online at: http://www.cbbt.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/tollschedule2019.pdf. At its November 13, 2018 meeting, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission … Continued

Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline Grant

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The City of Norfolk will receive a $1,252,500 million grant from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) to construct the Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline. Matching funds will be provided through the City’s stormwater capital budget. The National Fish and Wildlife … Continued

Virginia Coastal Resilience Executive Order

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A recent Executive Order from Virginia Governor Ralph Northam calls on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to leverage its long-term monitoring programs and expertise in flood forecasting to further increase the Commonwealth’s resilience to sea-level rise and natural hazards. … Continued

2018 RISE Coastal Community Resilience Challenge Finalists

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RISE recently announced its seven finalists of the Coastal Community Resilience Challenge. The Challenge sought innovative solutions around major resilience issues that can be demonstrated in the Hampton Roads region of Southeastern Virginia, can be built into sustainable businesses, and … Continued

Virginia Beach Infrastructure Projects

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More than $30 million in new federal funding will support infrastructure improvements projects in Virginia Beach. Projects will include: $17.6 million for sand replenishment in the Resort Area $10 million for the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration project $925,000 for … Continued

Elizabeth River Trail Enhancements – Investments

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The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation recently announced significant investment partners for its $4 million capital campaign. Lead investors include the City of Norfolk ($500,000); Sentara Healthcare ($500,000), TowneBank ($250,000), and PRA Group ($250,000). Additional major donors include Children’s Health System, … Continued

Pace Bike Share – Norfolk VA

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In April, 2018, Pace, a nationwide dockless bike sharing service for cities and colleges, launched in Norfolk, Va. Pace Norfolk will allow residents, students and visitors to make point-to-point trips in and around the city with just a tap on … Continued

Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Plan Update

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The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms advanced in March as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process. The study passed the Agency Decision … Continued