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SWG-2018-00464 - Port of Beaumont Navigation District - Neches River - Orange County, Texas

Published July 16, 2019
Expiration date: 8/15/2019

Full Public Notice         Project Plans         Alternative Analysis          Mitigation Plan

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to hydraulically or mechanically dredge approximately 1,407,199 cubic yards (CY) of new material from the Neches River to an initial depth of 42.0 feet below Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW), to create a ship berthing area, a turning basin and a barge berthing area at a depth of 17.0 feet below MLLW.  Approximately, 1,100,000 CY will be placed in Beneficial Use Sites.  The remaining 307,199 CY will be placed in Placement Area 23, 24 or 25.  The applicant also proposes to construct two ship docks and a barge dock.  The two ship docks will consist of:  a new platform measuring 130' x 60', a 20' x 80' long ship gangway platform, an approach-way, pipe rack support walkways, fire water platform, 6 breasting dolphins, 6 mooring dolphins and 3 barge monopiles.  The new barge dock will accommodate river inland barges and will consist of a new barge dock platform measuring 60' x 40', approach-way, pipe rack supports, and 9 barge monopiles.  The project will also include roads, shoreline protection, and containment levees.  In the future, the ship berth and turning basin will be dredged to 48.0 feet below MLLW.  The purpose of the project is to construct a new marine terminal with ship docks, a barge dock and tank storage on Port property to accommodate the loading and unloading of bulk liquid products.  This project will discharge dredged or fill material into 20.6 acres of wetlands on the project tract.