US Army Corps of Engineers
Alaska District

Public Notice Manager

  • POA-2019-00209, Kuskokwim River

    Expiration date: 6/21/2019

    Melvin Andrew of the Native Village of Napakiak, P.O. Box 34069, Napakiak, AK 99634, states that the purpose of this project is that recent erosion has destroyed Napakiak’s only hovercraft, private boat, and barge landing, and that these facilities are critical for health, safety, and economic well-being of residents. The work being proposed includes re-grading the community’s existing barge landing along the bank of the Kuskokwim River, as well as construct a private boat and hovercraft landing at one of two alternative sites along Johnson Slough. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-5), dated April 15, 2019 and May 14, 2019. The project site is located at Latitude 60.697811º N., Longitude 161.999359º W.; in the Native Village of Napakiak, Alaska. Please contact Ashley Kraetsch at (907) 458-1606, by fax at (907) 474-2164, or by email at Ashley.M.Kraetsch@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00066, Gastineau Channel

    Expiration date: 6/20/2019

    Mr. William Heumann, states that the project purpose is to subdivide a large tract of property in order to provide small residential lots to help meet the current demand for affordable housing in Juneau, Alaska. Work being proposed includes the placement of 3,744-cubic yards of rock, concrete, and pavement, 1,320-cubic yards of pit run/shot rock, and 1,487-cubic yards of native soil into 2.21-acres of wetlands to facilitate the construction of 14 residential homes, a 320-foot long x 60-foot wide extension to Hillcrest avenue, a 470-foot long x 57-foot wide extension to Hooter Lane, and a 135-foot diameter cul-de-sac. Additionally 837-linear feet of streams would be re-routed resulting in a net reduction of 105 linear feet. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-5), dated June 4, 2019. The project site is located within Section 5, T. 41 S., R. 67 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Juneau B-2; Latitude 58.345352º N., Longitude -134.490486º W.; located at the end of Hillcrest Avenue, in Juneau, Alaska. Please contact Matthew Brody at (907) 790-4493, or by email at Matthew.T.Brody@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00231, Turnagain Arm

    Expiration date: 7/6/2019

    U.S. Forest Service, Glacier Ranger District, Chugach National Forest 145 Forest Station Road, Girdwood, AK, 99587, states that the purpose of this project is to provide safe multimodal access along the Seward Highway right-of-way between Ingram Creek and the hooligan fishing parking area proposed by Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' (DOT&PF) north of the Twenty-mile River. There is a need for safe, multimodal access through the project area, due to its popularity for a variety of recreation activities. Access to these activities is currently disconnected, limited, and inefficient. The work being proposed involves constructing the Portage Curve Multimodal Connector Main Trail Project. This work would result in discharges of fill material into a total of 11.27 acres of wetlands, and other waters, that abut and/or are adjacent to the Turnagain Arm of the Cook Inlet. This total includes approximately 0.03-acre of Federally Navigable Waters subject to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. Table 1 provides a summary of direct impacts to wetlands/waters by wetland type. The project site is located within Section 5, T. 8N., R. 3E., Seward Meridian; Latitude 60.817º N., Longitude 148.967º W.; within the Municipality of Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula Borough; near Portage, Alaska. Please contact Jason Berkner at (907) 753-5778, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at Jason.R.Berkner@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2019-00229, Saint Michael Bay

    Expiration date: 6/8/2019

    Norton Sound Health Corporation, states that the purpose is to construct a new health clinic in St. Michael. The project would improve medical services for residents of St. Michael by replacing the old clinic, which is inadequate to meet the needs of residents due to size limitations. The proposed project would result in a discharge of fill material into approximately 0.67-acre of wetland for the construction of a gravel pad. The primary gravel pad would measure pad measures approximately 120 feet by 150 feet with an entrance way measuring approximately 40 feet by 40 feet. The gravel fill pad would have an average thickness of five feet and side slopes would be 3:1. The project would include construction of an emergency vehicle storage building and morgue adjacent to the new clinic. The shared gravel pad will accommodate parking for two full size vehicles and seven ATVs, accommodate required setbacks, and fuel storage tanks. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-4). The project site is located within Section 25 of Township 23 South, Range 18 West, Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map St. Michael B-1; Latitude63.48° North and 162.04° West; in St Michael, Alaska. Please contact Jason Berkner at (907) 753-5778, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at Jason.R.Berkner@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2017-00271

    Expiration date: 7/1/2019

    Pebble Limited Partnership, 3201 C Street, Suite 505, Anchorage, Alaska, 99503, states that the project purpose is to produce commodities, including copper, gold, and molybdenum, from the Pebble Deposit, which is a naturally occurring concentration of copper-gold-molybdenum and other valuable minerals, in a manner that is commercially viable using proven technologies that are suitable for the remote project location. Work being proposed includes the discharge of 524,000 cubic yards of gravel and rip rap for the construction of a causeway/wharf; installation of two lighted navigation buoys; installation of six mooring buoys at two separate locations below the mean high water mark of the Cook Inlet; and installation of 104-miles of natural gas pipeline across the Cook Inlet; construction of two ferry terminals on Lake Iliamna; installation of four mooring/navigation buoys in Lake Iliamna; and installation of 18-miles of natural gas pipeline below the ordinary high water mark of Lake Iliamna. The project location is in southwest Alaska, near Iliamna Lake, approximately 200 miles southwest of Anchorage and 60 miles west of Cook Inlet. The mine site and a majority of the proposed supporting infrastructure would be located in the Lake and Peninsula Borough with the remainder of supporting infrastructure located in the Kenai Peninsula Borough.

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