Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) Owners, state that the project purpose is to prepare for planned and contingent gravel use in anticipation of continued flooding. Work being proposed includes selective gravel mining from a location in the Sagavanirktok River approximately three miles south of the Franklin Bluffs Pad which is at Dalton Highway Milepost (DHMP) 377. Approximately 100,000 cubic yards of material is proposed to be mined from an un-vegetated gravel bar for deployment in 2020 to TAPS work sites or to stockpile on the existing gravel pad adjacent to the pipeline right-of-way near the old Franklin Bluffs Pad. The mining would consist of removing the top 1 to 3 feet of the gravel bar surface. The project site is located within Sections 22, 27, 26, T4N, R14E. Umiat meridian; Latitude 69.675º N., Longitude 148.649º W.; near Dalton Highway MP 374, approximately 41.5 miles south of Deadhorse, 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-2020-00293, Sagavanirktok River_PN