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POA-1985-00180, Knudson Channel

Published April 8, 2020
Expiration date: 5/8/2020

Mr. Jeffrey Wedekind:, states that the project purpose is to replace 40 year old piles and floats that have been rendered unsafe due to winter storm damage, accommodate a future boathouse remodel, provide vehicle access to the existing boathouse and pier for the remodel and make the facilities ADA accessible.  Work being proposed includes:  1.  Remove existing 244 linear feet of floats and the associated (12)  creosote wooden piles and replace with 220 linear feet of floats and the associated (12) galvanized steel piles to restrain the new floats;  2.  Remove an existing 50-foot x 5-foot gangway and replace it with a 65-foot x 5-foot aluminum gangway;  3.  Remove rotted decking, beams and up to (28), 12-inch diameter wood piles that support the existing 22-foot x 41-foot boathouse and a 30 linear foot section of pier adjacent to the boathouse with up to (28), 12-inch to 16-inch diameter wood creosote piles;  4.  Construct a new 24-foot x 46-foot pier extension supported by (9) 12-inch diameter hot-dipped galvanizing (HDG) steel piles anchored to soil rock beach within 2-foot x 2-foot concrete footings.  Excavate and backfill 0.08 cubic yards of beach gravel at each footing, for a total discharge of 0.70 cubic yards below the High Tide Line (HTL);  5.  Construct a 50-linear foot stacked rock wall approximately 8-feet high above Mean High Water (MHW) elevation to retain 160 cubic yards of clean rock fill over an area of 600 square feet, of which 100 cubic yards of the fill would be placed below the HTL.  The project site is located within Section 7, T. 74 S., R. 90 E., Copper River Meridian; Latitude 55.47302º N., Longitude 131.79488º W.; near Ketchikan, Alaska.  Please contact Catherine Beatty at (907) 753-2554, 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.