Mr. John Barnett (Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities) stated the purpose is to construct a new layup dock for the Ketchikan Airport ferry system.
The project site is located within Section 23, T. 75 S., R. 90 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Ketchikan B-6; Latitude 55.3545º N., Longitude 131.7038º W.; near Ketchikan, Alaska.
PROPOSED WORK: This authorization would permit the Gravina Island Layup Dock replacement, a component of the Gravina Access Project. The other authorizations are being reviewed under separate actions and consist of upgrades to the Revillagigedo Island Ferry Berth (POA-2017-466), Gravina Island Ferry Berth (POA-2017-467), Gravina Island Heavy Freight Mooring Facility (POA-2017-468), and upgrades to Seley Road (POA-2000-152). The proposed project consists of removal of the existing 265-foot long floating dock, mooring structures and transfer-bridge and construction of a new dock facility. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 8-12), dated March 17, 2017.
Please contact Matthew L. Beattie at (907) 753-2791, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at email@example.com if further information is desired concerning this notice.
POA-2017-468, Tongass Narrows_PN