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POA-2013-00669, Tongass Narrows

Published March 24, 2020
Expiration date: 4/24/2020

Alex W. Peura, with Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 1900 1ST Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska  99901, (907) 228-6670,, states that the project purpose is to improve public recreation facilities at the Rotary Club Beach.  Proposed work would minimize erosion, provide a safe access along the beach and improved swimming conditions at the beach wading pool. Work being proposed includes constructing a 12-foot x 16-foot concrete landing (38 cubic yards of concrete), a new 260 linear foot erosion control seawall (60 cubic yards), 20 linear feet of concrete log deflector benches (0.82-cubic yard), a new 100-square foot access ramp (2 cubic yards), for a total of 100.82 cubic yards of fill material, of which 36.32 cubic yards would be placed in a 0.03-acre area below the High Tide Line (HTL). The project site is located within Section 4, T. 76 S., R. 91 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Ketchikan B-5; Latitude 55.3098º N., Longitude 131.5796º W.;to access the site drive 3.6 miles S. Tongass Highway; Ketchikan Parcel ID 702240021000, Rotary Beach, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Please contact Estrella Campellone at (907) 753-2518, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at: if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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