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SWG-2016-00744 - VLS Recovery Services, LLC - Sabine Neches Canal - Jefferson County, Texas

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston
Published March 3, 2022
Expiration date: 4/4/2022

Full Public Notice          Project Plans

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to modify their current authorization to incorporate mechanical and/or hydraulic dredging, installation of a bulkhead and monopiles, discharge of fill (clean and/or dredged) material behind the bulkhead, and placement of the hydraulically dredged material.  Specifically, the project components are:

1.    Zones 1 and 3:  Dredge a 15.1-acre area in Zone 1 to remove 103,700 cubic yards of material.  Dredge a 6.1-acre area in Zone 3 to remove 30,500 cubic yards of material.  Both areas will be dredged to a depth of -12 feet mean low lower water (mllw) plus 2 feet overdredge. 

2.    Zone 2:  Dredge a 2.1-acre area to a depth of -22 feet mllw plus 2 feet overdredge to remove 44,600 cubic yards of material from Zone 2. 

3.    Zone 4:  Dredge a 2.1-acre area to a depth of -20 feet mllw plus 2 feet overdredge to remove 39,900 cubic yards of material from Zone 4.

4.    Zones 5 and 6:  Remove 250 linear feet of an existing bulkhead within Zone 6.  Install a new 877.5 linear feet of bulkhead.  Discharge a total of 11,300 cubic yards of (clean and/or dredged) fill material, with 2,460 cubic yards below mean high tide (mht), within a 1.0-acre area behind the bulkhead.  Install 6 new monopiles.

5.    Placement of the hydraulically dredged material into Placement areas 11, 12, 13, 14, or the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Nelda Starks beneficial use site.