Potomac River Explosive Test Range schedule for the week of June 10, 2019

This page provides daily information about the operations and scheduling of activities at the Potomac River Test Range and the Explosive Experimental Area (Pumpkin Neck). These facilities are used by our military to conduct munitions testing and should be avoided while testing is in progress. Click on any of the areas of interest to the right for additional information.

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

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 June 10-14, 2019

Monday, June 10

Testing at EEA

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) area of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • River Restrictions: None
  • Roads Closed on Station: None
  • Barricades Closed on Station: None
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None

Tuesday, June 11

Testing at EEA

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) area of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • River Restrictions: None
  • Roads Closed on Station: None
  • Barricades Closed on Station: None
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None

Wednesday, June 12

Testing at EEA/Testing at AA Fuze Range/Testing at Building 213/Boat Operations on the Potomac River

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) area of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • River Restrictions: Upper Machodoc Creek area will be restricted
  • Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, River Bank Road, Fuze Road
  • Barricades Closed on Station: Main Range barricades, Building 213 barricades
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None
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Thursday, June 13

Testing at EEA/Testing at AA Fuze Range/Testing at Building 213/Boat Operations on the Potomac River

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) area of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • River Restrictions: Upper Machodoc Creek area will be restricted
  • Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, River Bank Road, Fuze Road
  • Barricades Closed on Station: Main Range barricades, Building 213 barricades
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None

Friday, June 14

Testing at EEA/Testing at AA Fuze Range/Testing at Building 213/Boat Operations on the Potomac River

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) area of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • River Restrictions: Upper Machodoc Creek area will be restricted
  • Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, River Bank Road, Fuze Road
  • Barricades Closed on Station: Main Range barricades, Building 213 barricades
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None