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SWG-2005-01296 - Port of Houston Authority - Buffalo Bayou portion of the Houston Ship Channel - Harris County, Texas

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston
Published May 10, 2022
Expiration date: 6/10/2022

Full Public Notice         Project Plans

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to amend the existing permit by deepening 37 wharves around the Buffalo Bayou/Houston Ship Channel, turning basin and two wharves in the Manchester Wharf area to a depth of 41.5 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW), plus 2 feet of advanced maintenance, and 1 foot of over dredge for a total of 44.5 feet below MLLW in the currently permitted areas.  The applicant also proposes to add existing dredged material disposal areas to the existing permit and extend the authorized maintenance dredging period for 10 years.