On March 6, 2018, the Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District announced that effective immediately and until further notice, the Dismal Swamp Canal on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) was closed to navigation.
The temporary closure was neccessary so that fallen trees from the recent Nor’easter can be cleared from the Federal Channel.
The Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, through the Great Bridge Lock in Chesapeake, Virginia, will remain open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Operators will monitor Channel 13.
For more information, visit the Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District website at www.nao.usace.army.mil.