Public Notice:
1/18/2017: Chesapeake Tunnel Joint Venture proposes to discharge fill into
18.5 acres of subaqueous bottom at Thimble Shoal in the Chesapeake Bay to
construct a new parallel two-lane tunnel approximately 6,525 feet long for
the purpose of expanding roadway capacity on the Lucius Kellam, Jr. Bridge
Tunnel. The temporary impact areas total approximately 182 acres. The
applicant is not proposing mitigation for the 1.3 acres of permanent
subaqueous bottom loss. 408 permission will be required. The Regulatory
Branch is evaluating this project pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean
Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act. The project is
located in the Chesapeake Bay at Thimble Shoal, on the Lucius J. Kellam,
Jr. Bridge Tunnel which connects Virginia Beach to the Eastern Shore of

Expiration date: 2/17/2017

Web Public Notice (NAO-2016-2053, Chesapeake Tunnel Joint Venture)

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