Engineering

News

Work Progressing on Benjamin Avenue

May 18, 2022

Reconstruction and widening of Benjamin Avenue from 13th Street to 1st Street is progressing with traffic control set to continue east to 1st street…

Concrete Improvement Work Continues

May 11, 2022

Work is continuing on concrete improvements throughout Norfolk. Repairs on 18th Street from Bel Air Road to Imperial Road and south to the Prospect Hill Cemetery north property line is slated to begin Tuesday, May 17.

Traffic will be maintained to one lane and please use caution in the area. Work should last until the beginning of July weather permitting.

If there are any questions…

Lane markings to be painted

May 10, 2022

Work will begin Sunday, May 15 on thermoplastic line markings part of the completion of the mill and overlay project that began last year.

Affected areas will be at the Highway 81 and Omaha Avenue intersection on Sunday, Norfolk Avenue from 7th Street to the flood control bridge on Monday, and 7th Street from Madison Avenue to Prospect Avenue on Tuesday.

All work will be done in…

Benjamin Avenue Update

Apr 21, 2022

The public is invited to a Benjamin Avenue Improvement Project update Tuesday, April 26 at the Norfolk City Council Chambers (309 North 5th Street) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Representatives from BX-Civil & Construction and the City will be on hand to share current progress and answer questions.

Attendees are asked to park on the west side of the Administration Building and enter through…

New Assistant Engineer Joins Staff

Apr 14, 2022

Anna Allen has been serving as the City of Norfolk assistant engineer since March 7.  She replaced John Cahill who moved to Missouri in June 2021.

Allen comes to the City with 13 years of experience in the civil engineering field. She has professional expertise in civil engineering, telecommunications,…

Work To Begin On Benjamin Avenue

Mar 25, 2022

Reconstruction and widening of Benjamin Avenue from 13th Street east to 1st Street is set to start on April 4th. Phase 1 will reconstruct the eastbound lanes from Riverside Boulevard east to Burger King.

Traffic will be shifted to the north side of Benjamin Avenue with one lane for eastbound and one lane for westbound traffic through the construction zone. Traffic will also be shifted to…

Open House Set For Benjamin Avenue Project

Mar 22, 2022

The public is invited to attend an open house highlighting the Benjamin Avenue Improvement Project on Monday, March 28, 2022 at the Norfolk City Council Chambers (309 North 5th Street) from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Representatives from the contractor, BX-Civil & Construction, will discuss the phasing plans for the project set to begin in April. A formal presentation will take place.

Attendees…

Concrete Work Begins Next Week

Mar 17, 2022

Due to concrete replacement work, citizens need to be mindful traffic will be reduced from two lanes to one on East Monroe Avenue from 1st street going east to the City of Norfolk Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Work is set to begin Wednesday, March 23 weather permitting and should last approximately three to four weeks. Please use caution in the area and slow down.

If there are any…

Tree Removal Underway this Week

Mar 14, 2022

In preparation for both the Benjamin Avenue reconstruction project and Johnson Park improvements, tree removal will begin Tuesday, March 15.

Trees west of Riverside Boulevard will be taken out along with some trees on North 1st Street and in Johnson Park. As part of the Johnson Park project a number of trees will be relocated and replanted.

Residents need to be mindful of possible…

Open House Set For Stormwater Planning

Feb 24, 2022

The public is invited to attend an open house highlighting future stormwater drainage planning on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at the Norfolk Public Library (308 W Prospect Avenue) in meeting room A from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Representatives from JEO Consulting Group will be on hand to discuss the East Norfolk Watershed Study pertaining to future development. Also, representatives from Olsson will…