Public Notice Manager


Published Jan. 20, 2017
Expiration date: 2/21/2017

Mr. Dan Tadic, City and Borough of Sitka (Department of Public Works) stated purpose is to construct a multipurpose dock that will serve a wide variety of vessels, provide deep water port access to the GPIP, meet modern standards for safety, and promote marine commerce in the region. The project site is located within Section 3, T. 56 S., R. 64 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Sitka A-4; Latitude 57.0463º N., Longitude 135.2290º W.; from the City of Sitka travel east approximately 5.5 miles on Sawmill Creek Road to the Gary Paxton Industrial Park (GPIP), Sitka, Alaska. PROPOSED WORK: The applicant requests authorization for the following work in waters of the United States. 1. Discharge 1,700 cubic yards of clean rock fill material into 0.02 acres below the high tide line (HTL approximate elevation +12.7 feet above the 0.0 foot contour) and the mean high water mark (MHW +9.1 feet above the 0.0 foot contour) to construct an abutment (figure 3 of 5). 2. Install a 250 foot by 74 foot by 19 foot floating dock, a 12 foot by 100 foot small craft float and gangway, and a 90 foot by 25 foot transfer bridge over and below the MHW (figure 3 of 5). 3.Install 12 temporary 30-inch diameter steel piles, over and below the MHW, that would be removed prior to project completion. 4. Permanently install 2- 48-inch vertical piles, and 4- 30-inch batter piles over and below the MHW (figure 5 of 5). 5. Remove up to 280 abandoned creosote treated piles together with 5 dock structures over and below the MHW as funding allows (figures 2 and 3 of 5). All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-5), dated January 2017. Please contact Mr. Jamie Hyslop at (907) 753-2670, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, or by email at if further information is desired concerning this notice.

POA-2016-576, Sawmill Cove_PN



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