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SWG-1997-01754 - Port of Beaumont - Neches River - Orange and Jefferson Counties, Texas

Published Oct. 4, 2018
Expiration date: 11/5/2018

Full Public Notice          Project Plans

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to construct a 185-foot-long by 132-foot-wide extension of a previously authorized wharf dock.  The applicant also proposes to construct a new 480-foot-long by 115-foot-wide Ship Dock OC2 containing a 130-foot-long by 60-foot-wide dock platform, a 25-foot-wide by 88-foot-long gangway tower, an 18-foot-wide by 160-foot-long approach way, a walkway extending from each side of the dock platform, a new firewater pump with intake valve, and a loading arm.  The applicant proposes to install 4 barge monopiles, 6 breasting dolphins, and 6 mooring dolphins, and discharge a total of 374 cubic yards of fill material in the form of a 1,275-linear-foot revetment against the shoreline beneath the mean high tide line of the Neches River.  The applicant proposes to mechanically and/or hydraulically dredge 8.95 acres in the vicinity of the proposed Ship Dock OC2 to a depth of -40 mean low tide plus 2 feet overdredge to remove an estimated 320,000 cubic yards of material.  The applicant proposes to place the dredged material into dredged material placement areas 23, 24, 25, and/or 26.  The applicant proposes to construct an 8-foot-wide by 60-foot-long wooden pier adjacent to proposed concrete boat ramp.  The applicant proposes to discharge a total of 40 cubic yards of fill material to construct a 20-foot-wide by 100-foot-long concrete boat ramp.  The applicant will dredge a total of 250 cubic yards of material in the vicinity of the concrete boat ramp and place this dredged material into dredged material placement areas 23, 24, 25, and/or 26.