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

Published Nov. 5, 2019
Expiration date: 12/9/2019

Full Public Notice          Project Plans

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to amend a previously authorized permit to increase three dredging footprint areas and to include dredging of a portion of the Federal Channel for a period of 10 years.  Specifically, the applicant proposes to extend the previously authorized Orange County Cargo Wharf dredge pad footprint approximately 169 feet downstream, extend previously authorized Grain Dock dredge pad foot print approximately 134 feet downstream, and to add an additional dredge footprint east of the Ro-Ro Ramp to a -17 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) and dredge a portion of the Federal Channel to -36 feet MLLW.  The proposed changes will increase the dredging footprint from 55.1 acres to 70.75 acres (50,000 cubic yards to 90,000 cubic yards).  The applicant is requesting to remove the dredged material using the following methods for dredging:  mechanical, hydraulic method and/or silt blade method, and place it in the following Dredged Material Placement Areas (DMPA):  Any Federal DMPA, including but not limited to, Placement Area 23, Placement Area 24, Placement Area 25, and/or Placement Area 26.  The applicant’s plans are attached in 8 pages.