Potomac River Explosive Test Range schedule for Sept. 17-21, 2018

Range / Weapons Testing Hotline: 877-845-5656 (toll free) for daily updates on range operation and test schedules.

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Noise Advisory for NSWC Dahlgren range testing, Sept. 18-21, 2018

NSWC Dahlgren will conduct range testing Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 18-21, 2018 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Testing has potential to produce very loud noise in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren.  Access to the Potomac River Middle Danger Zone (MDZ), as described in 33 CFR 334.230, will be restricted during testing. 

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Noise Questions & Comments: 866-359-5540 (toll free) to comment or ask a question about noise or vibrations you think are being caused by operations at Dahlgren.

For more information on NSWC Dahlgren’s range schedule, contact the NSWCDD Public Affairs Office, (540) 653-8152.

Range Schedule for the week of September 17-21, 2018

Monday, Sept. 17

No Testing Scheduled

 

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Testing at Main Range/Testing at EEA/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Nosie on Station: Potential to create “VERY LOUD” noise in the eastern (Main Range) area of NSF Dahlgren

* Noise Down Range: Potential to create “VERY LOUD” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 20,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to yellow J and K buoys

* Roads Closed on Station: River Bank Road, Fuze Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: Main Range barricades

* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455

* Main Range Shelter Condition: Main Range Shelter – South

* Other Notifications: None

 

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Testing at AA Fuze Range/Testing at EEA/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Noise on Station: Potential to create “VERY LOUD” noise in the eastern (Main Range) area of NSF Dahlgren

* Noise Down Range: Potential to create “VERY LOUD” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 20,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to yellow J and K buoys

* Roads Closed on Station: River Bank Road, Fuze Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: AA Fuze Range barricades

* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Building 948/995/1122/455

* Main Range Shelter Condition: None

* Other Notifications: None

 

 Thursday, Sept. 20

Testing at Main Range/Testing at EEA/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Noise on Station: Potential to create “LOUD” noise in the southern (B101) area of NSF Dahlgren

* Noise Down Range: Potential to create “LOUD” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren

* River Restrictions: None

* Roads Closed on Station: River Bank Road, Fuze Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: Main Range barricades

* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455, Frequency Specific EMCON for UAS testing

* Main Range Shelter Condition: None

* Other Notifications: None

 

Friday, Sept. 21

Testing at AA Fuze Range/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Noise on Station: Potential to create “VERY LOUD” noise in the eastern (Main Range) area of NSF Dahlgren

* Noise Down Range: Potential to create “VERY LOUD” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 20,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to yellow J and K buoys

* Roads Closed on Station: River Bank Road, Fuze Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: AA Fuze Range barricades

* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455

* Main Range Shelter Condition: None

* Other Notifications: None