US Army Corps of Engineers
Alaska District

Public Notice Manager

  • POA-2013-00396, Kobuk Alatna and Koyukuk Rivers

    Expiration date: 10/29/2019

    PURPOSE: The applicant, Alaska Industrial Development Authority, states the project purpose is to increase job opportunities and encourage the economic growth of the state by supporting mineral resource exploration and development in the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska. LOCATION: The project site is located within begin Latitude 67.162º N., Longitude 157.052º W.; end Latitude 67.081º N., Longitude 150.345º W near mile post 161 of Dalton Highway about 211 miles to Ambler Mining District near Ambler, Alaska. PROPOSED WORK: The permit application is for the phased construction of a controlled access, year-round, industrial road linking the Ambler Mining District to the Dalton Highway. The project would construct a new 211-mile-long gravel surfaced roadway along the southern flanks of the Brooks Range, extending west from the Dalton Highway near milepost 161 to the south bank of the Ambler River. The road, at full build-out would provide year-round surface transportation access to the Ambler Mining District to allow for expanded exploration, mine development, and mine operations at mineral prospects. Access to the road would be controlled and primarily limited to mining-related industrial uses, although some commercial access may be allowed. A fiber optic line, radio communication towers and associated infrastructure are planned to be installed within the project footprint to provide communications during construction and operation of road. Impacts to waters of the United States (U.S.) from fiber optic line work are expected to be minimal. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-20), dated September 10, 2019. All comments should reach this office no later than the expiration date of this Public Notice to become part of the record and be considered in the decision. Please contact John Sargent at (907) 458-1603 or by email at John.C.Sargent@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00558, Favorite Channel

    Expiration date: 10/9/2019

    Mr. Jon McGraw, of Sitka, AK, states that the project purpose is the placement of building pads in order to construct single family homes on each lot. Work being proposed includes the discharge 2,558 cubic yards of shot rock fill material into 0.37 acres of palustrine forested wetlands (Lot 1A) to construct a 130 foot long x 20 foot wide driveway and a 130 foot long x 123 foot wide house pad; and in addition, discharge 2,368 cubic yards of shot rock fill material into 0.36 acres of palustrine forested wetlands (Lot 1C) to construct a 180 foot long x 20 foot wide driveway and a 130 foot long x 117 foot wide house pad. The project site is located within Section 24, T. 40 S., R. 64 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Juneau B-3; Latitude 58.386078º N., Longitude 134.758952º W.; South Lena Subdivision, Block B, Lot 1A and 1C; Point Lena, in Juneau, Alaska. Please contact Randal Vigil at (907) 790-4491, or by email at: Randal.P.Vigil@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00437, Lake Lucille

    Expiration date: 10/8/2019

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark, state that the project purpose is to have a stable area to build a single family home and yard in a position to take advantage of the lake and mountain view in Wasilla, Alaska. Work being proposed includes placement of approximately 781 cubic yards of fill material into 0.12-acres of wetlands for the expansion of an existing fill pad. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated September 19, 2019. The project site is located within Section 8, T. 17 N., R. 1 W., Latitude 61.577149º N., Longitude 149.496866º W.; Estates at Lake Lucille, Block 1, Lot 6; in Wasilla, Alaska. Please contact Catherine Beatty at (907) 753-2554, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at: Catherine.E.Beatty@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00282, Nichols Passage

    Expiration date: 10/7/2019

    The Metlakatla Indian Community, Post Office Box 8, Metlakatla, Alaska 99926, states that the project purpose is to establish a Veteran’s Administration cemetery in Metlakatla, Alaska. Work being proposed includes the placement of approximately 16,940 cubic yards of fill material into 3.5 acres of wetlands for the construction of a cemetery and its associated access road and structures. The project site is located within Section 8, T. 78 S., R. 92 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Ketchikan A-5; Latitude 55.118005º N., Longitude -131.594669º W.; in Metlakatla, Alaska. Please contact Andrew Gregory at (907) 753-2791, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at: andrew.w.gregory@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2001-00060-M3, Granite Creek

    Expiration date: 9/5/2019

    Mr. Stephen Weatherman, with the City and Borough of Sitka, states that the project purpose is to provide for continued disposal of bio-solids authorized under State of Alaska Permit SW3A047-21. The existing bio-solids receiving cell in Sitka is full. The proposed construction is required for continued operation of the Sitka Bio-Solid Landfill. Work being proposed includes expand the existing bio-solids landfill in Sitka, Alaska by expanding the landfill and constructing new containment berms. Specifically the work includes the placement of 14,700 cubic yards of classified type II rock and gravel fill material into 1.21 acres of wetlands to construct the containment berm. Overall the proposed project would result in the placement of fill material into 2.16 acres of wetlands. The project site is located within Section 15, T. 55 S., R. 63 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Sitka A-5; Latitude 57.101938º N., Longitude -135.389215º W.; in Sitka, Alaska. Please contact Matthew Brody at the address shown above, (907) 790-4493, or by email at: Matthew.T.Brody@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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