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  • POA-1990-375-M1

    Expiration date: 2/7/2017

    Mark L. Taylor'S (Pacific & Arctic Railway & Navigation Co) stated purpose is: “The new Boulder Siding is an essential element to the implementation of a new passenger train operating plan the [Pacific & Arctic Railway & Navigation Co.] PARN is implementing to significantly increase the safety to excursion train passengers, its train operating employees, reduce locomotive fuel consumption and will improve passenger train movement efficiency. PROPOSED WORK: The applicant request authorization to discharge 15,000 cubic yards of gravel and 3,000 cubic yards of riprap fill material into 0.75 acres below the ordinary high water mark of the Skagway River, which is a perennial water of the United States, in order to widen 3,200 linear feet of the existing railroad embankment for the construction of a new siding track. The project site is located within Sections 29, 30, and 31, T. 27 S., R. 60 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Maps Skagway B-1 and Skagway C-1; Beginning at Latitude 59.4854º N., Longitude 135.2753º W. and Ending at Latitude 59.50º N., Longitude 135.2481º W.; within the Pacific & Arctic Railway and Navigation Company main track between Mile 3.7 and Mile 5.1; in Skagway, Alaska. Please contact Randal Vigil at (907) 790-4491 or by email at Randal.P.Vigil@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-1965-45-M12

    Expiration date: 2/7/2017

    ASRC Marine Support, LLC's stated purpose is to ensure structural integrity of the Rig Tenders Dock during loading and unloading of moored vessels. The project site is located within Section 21, T. 7 N., R. 12 W., Seward Meridian; USGS Quad Map AK-Kenai C-4; Latitude 60.686823º N., Longitude 151.394527º W.; 55525 Rig Tenders Dock Road, Nikiski, Alaska. The applicant proposes to conduct maintenance dredging in order to remove up to 12,000 cubic yards (CY) of sand and gravel bottom substrate annually from a 2.9 acre area below the mean high water mark (MHWM, 19.7 feet above the mean lower low water mark of 0 feet elevation) of the Cook Inlet, a navigable water of the United States (U.S.). The dredging would be conducted using either a bulldozer, a crane, an end loader, or an excavator, and a truck. Material would be removed down to 10 feet below the mean lower low water mark. Dredging would occur at any time of the year. All dredging would occur while the tide is out and the area is dewatered. Dredged material may be temporarily stockpiled below the high tide line (HTL, 26.3 feet above mean lower low water elevation) during dredging activities; all stockpiled material would be removed from below the HTL before the area is inundated by the tide. All dredged material would be temporarily stored in uplands and water from the dredged material would be allowed to percolate into the ground. No return water would enter the Cook Inlet. The dredged material would be used for routine construction and site maintenance on the upland portions of the property. No dredged material would be placed back below the high tide line or in other waters of the U.S.. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated December 20, 2016. Please contact Katherine A. McCafferty at (907) 753-2692, by fax at (907) 420-0813 , or by email at Katherine.a.mccafferty2@usace.army.mil, if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2016-551

    Expiration date: 2/7/2017

    Kathy Shea's (Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities) stated purpose is to improve safety and reliability of aviation facilities, and correct airport deficiencies to comply with current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards. The project site is located at the airport and airport runway within the Village of Aniak, Alaska, Latitude 61.580565º N., Longitude 159.543291º W. PROPOSED WORK: The proposed work includes the placement of approximately 30,800 cubic yards of crushed aggregate fill material into approximately 0.77 acre of Waters of the United States, including wetlands. The applicant proposes to relocate the Village of Aniak runway by approximately 260 feet south of the existing runway, construct new turnaround taxiways to support the new runway, improve drainage and aprons, relocate a portion of the road at the west end of the runway, relocate navigation aids and lighting, vegetation clearing, and extend fencing. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-5), dated December 29, 2016. Please contact Jeremy Grauf at (907) 753-2798, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at Jeremy.Grauf@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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