US ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS
Oyster Restoration, Craney Island
Hampton Roads, VA
Contract Value: $3,597,600
Duration: 14 Months
Project Manager(s): Brian Magee
This project includes the creation of 16 acres of oyster reef habitat as environmental mitigation associated with the Craney Island Eastward Expansion construction project located in Hampton Roads (Norfolk Harbor and Vicinity), Virginia. Five oyster reefs will be constructed located at Hoffler Creek, Lafayette River, Baines Creek, Gilligan Creek, and Blows Creek within the Elizabeth River. Construction of the reefs will included placement of base layer shell, oyster top shell layer, and placement of alternative vertical oyster habitat construction.