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 the week of August 20-24, 2018

Monday, August 20

Testing at Shock Tube Road/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Noise on Station: Potential to create “LOUD” noise in the northern (C-Gate) area of NSF Dahlgren

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

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 10,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to the yellow “N” buoy on the Virginia side and yellow “O” buoy on the Maryland side of the Potomac River

* Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, Caskey Road, Higley Road, Frontage Road, Shock Tube Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: Upper Gambo Creek gate, Lower Gambo Creek gate, B1470 gate, Frontage Road gate

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

* Main Range Shelter Condition: None

* Other Notifications: None

Tuesday, August 21

Testing at Main Range/Testing at Shock Tube Road/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Noise on Station: Potential to create “LOUD” noise in the northern (C-Gate) and eastern (Main Range) area of NSF Dahlgren

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

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 15,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to the yellow “L” buoy on the Virginia side and yellow “M” buoy on the Maryland side of the Potomac River

* Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, Caskey Road, Higley Road, Frontage Road, Shock Tube Road, Holden Road, River Bank Road, Fuze Road, Stargauge Road

* Barricades Closed on Station Upper Gambo Creek gate, Lower Gambo Creek gate, B1470 gate, Frontage Road gate, Main Range barricades

* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455, Condition 4 at Main Range

* Main Range Shelter Condition: Battery Overhead Shelter Condition

* Other Notifications: None

Wednesday, August 22

Testing at Main Range/Testing at Shock Tube Road/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Noise on Station: Potential to create “LOUD” noise in the northern (C-Gate) and eastern (Main Range) area of NSF Dahlgren

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

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 15,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to the yellow “L” buoy on the Virginia side and yellow “M” buoy on the Maryland side of the Potomac River

* Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, Caskey Road, Higley Road, Frontage Road, Shock Tube Road, Holden Road, River Bank Road, Fuze Road, Stargauge Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: Upper Gambo Creek gate, Lower Gambo Creek gate, B1470 gate, Frontage Road gate, Main Range barricades

* EMCON Condition: Condition 2 in B948/995/1122/455, Condition 4 at Main Range

* Main Range Shelter Condition: Battery Overhead Shelter Condition

* Other Notifications: None

Thursday, August 23

Testing at Shock Tube Road/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*Noise on Station: Potential to create “LOUD” noise in the northern (C-Gate) area of NSF Dahlgren

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

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 10,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to the yellow “N” buoy on the Virginia side and yellow “O” buoy on the Maryland side of the Potomac River

* Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, Caskey Road, Higley Road, Frontage Road, Shock Tube Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: Upper Gambo Creek gate, Lower Gambo Creek gate, B1470 gate, Frontage Road gate

* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in B948/995/1122/455

* Main Range Shelter Condition: None

* Other Notifications: None

Friday, August 24

Testing at Shock Tube Road/Boat Operations on the PRTR

* Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

* Noise on Station: Potential to create “LOUD” noise in the northern (C-Gate) area of NSF Dahlgren

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

* River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 10,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to the yellow “N” buoy on the Virginia side and yellow “O” buoy on the Maryland side of the Potomac River

* Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road, Caskey Road, Higley Road, Frontage Road, Shock Tube Road

* Barricades Closed on Station: Upper Gambo Creek gate, Lower Gambo Creek gate, B1470 gate, Frontage Road gate

* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in B948/995/1122/455

* Main Range Shelter Condition: None

* Other Notifications: None

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