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  • POA-1993-425-M8, St. Herman Bay

    Expiration date: 7/25/2014

    Pacific Pile and Marine, L.P's stated purpose is to provide safe and efficient transport of material from the City of Kodiak’s Near Island Quarry. Pacific Pile and Marine, L.P proposes to construct a new steel barge ramp (80 feet in length by 14 feet in width) in St. Herman Bay. The barge ramp would be secured into the existing concrete curb at the Near Island shoreline. A total of twelve 24-inch diameter steel piles would be installed below Mean High Water (approximate elevation +7.9 feet above the 0.0 foot contour); two individual piles would support the barge ramp, while two 3-pile breasting dolphins and two 2-pile breasting dolphins would facilitate berthing of barge vessels loading and unloading quarry material. Post-construction, the height of the piles would extend 8 feet above Mean High Water. Proposed work would be completed from a crane barge (160 feet in length by 50 feet in width); piles would be driven into the substrate via vibratory hammer. Each pile would require 2 hours of vibratory pile driving, and all 12 piles would be installed consecutively; no more than 24 hours to complete all vibratory pile driving. The applicant has proposed to utilize an impact hammer to clear isolated obstructions (only if encountered). In this unanticipated scenario, impact pile driving would last no more than 6 hours. The applicant anticipates starting work in August, 2014; construction is expected to last 7 days. There is no filling, blasting, or dredging proposed by this permit application. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated June 19, 2014. Please contact Michael Setering at (907) 283-3518, by fax at (907) 283-3981, or by email at Michael.t.setering@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2014-128, Andreafsky River

    Expiration date: 7/18/2014

    ASRC Civil Construction, LLC's stated purpose is to expand an existing gravel mine to source gravel. The project would supply approximately one-half of the necessary fill material for the St. Mary’s/Mt. Village Road Rehabilitation Project. ASRC Civil Construction, LLC proposes to discharge dredged and/or fill material into 0.64-acre of scrub-shrub/emergent wetlands in conjunction with the expansion of Pitka’s Point Pit. The pit would be expanded in the east-west direction by 50 feet on each side, with work in wetlands consisting of overburden removal, stockpiling, and construction of berms at the pit perimeter. Mining would be completed to an overall depth of 10-15 feet below original grade down to the existing pit floor. Reclamation for this proposal would consist of distributing overburden and organics at the perimeter of the development, dressing slopes to 4:1, and seeding as needed. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated March 28, 2014. 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-2013-695, Wimpy Tributary

    Expiration date: 7/17/2014

    The City and Borough of Juneau's stated purpose is to provide multifamily housing in a 6 lot subdivision. The City and Borough of Juneau is proposing to construct a 6 lot subdivision consisting of an access road, and the construction of multi-family housing units on 6 lots. A single access road measuring 56 feet in width from the toe of slope and 600 feet long would be constructed and would result in the placement of fill into 0.09 acres of wetlands. The construction of the 6 proposed lots would include the placement of 2600 cubic yards of clean shot rock, 2” minus, and sand & gravel into 0.54 acres of wetlands to facilitate the building pad construction. Lot 3A would require a driveway construction resulting in the installation of a 24” culvert into a tributary to Wimpy Tributary that would include the placement of 30 cubic yards of fill into 0.006 acres of stream below the ordinary high water mark. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-4), dated 6/16/2014. Please contact Matthew Brody at (907) 790-4493, or by email at Matthew.T.Brody@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2013-404, Colville River_PN

    Expiration date: 7/10/2014

    Native Village of Nuiqsut's stated purpose is to provide vehicular road access to the Colville River to enhance the transportation of materials needed for subsistence hunting and fishing including return of harvest. Proposed Work: Construct a 3.75 mile single-lane gravel road, south from the village of Nuiqsut, to the main channel of the Colville River. The proposed project would begin at the end of the existing Fresh Water Lake Access Road and terminate at the Colville River, main channel, north bank. Construction would occur in winter. . Comments must be submitted to Harry A. Baij Jr., USACE Project Manager, by e-mail message at harry.a.baij@usace.army.mil, (907) 753-2784, toll-free within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, or by US mail at the address above. Further detailed information may be obtained by contacting Mr. Baij.

  • POA-2014-208, Wasilla Creek

    Expiration date: 7/11/2014

    Matanuska-Susitna Borough's stated purpose is to provide a new connection between the Parks Highway and Nelson Road that would accommodate recent and projected development in the area south of Parks Highway and west of Glenn Highway. The proposed project would construct a 1.1 mile extension of Trunk Road from the south side of the Parks Highway to Nelson Road, and would rebuild Nelson Road west to the Wasilla Creek Bridge, which would be replaced with a wider bridge. Up to 282,465 cubic yards of various types of fill material would be placed within 7.38 acres of waters of the U.S., including wetlands. The total length of the project would be 1.5 miles and would include a new bridge over the Alaska Railroad (AKRR). The new Trunk Road would include two 12-foot lanes with shoulders between five and eight feet wide and 4:1 to 6:1 horizontal to vertical side slopes. A 10-foot asphalt pathway would be located on the west side of the road and would be separated from the road by five feet. The bridge over the AKRR would be a new bridge 170 feet long and 54 feet wide and made of precast prestressed concrete segments with a cast in place concrete deck roadway surface. The existing bridge over Wasilla Creek is 40 feet long and 26 feet wide, and would be replaced with a bridge 110 feet long and 54 feet wide to accommodate a 100-year flood. Both the existing and proposed bridges are wider than the ordinary high water (OHW) width of Wasilla Creek, which is 18 feet wide. This new bridge would also be made of precast prestressed concrete segments with an asphalt concrete roadway surface. The new road would be designated as a Collector road and would have a speed limit of 40 mph north of the AKRR crossing and 35 mph south of the crossing. Please contact Ms. Amanda Whittier by email at Amanda.L.Whittier@usace.army.mil or by phone (907) 753-5582, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, or by fax at (907) 753-5567, if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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