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SWG-2016-01025 - Advario Texas Independent Deepwater Expansion, LLC - Texas City Ship Channel and Galveston West Bay - Galveston County, Texas

USACE Galveston District
Published Oct. 4, 2022
Expiration date: 11/4/2022

Public Notice          Project Plans

The applicant proposes to construct a marine tanker terminal comprised of two berths bisected by a finger pier and associated marine industrial infrastructure including roadways, utilities and security facilities, with access to a deep draft navigation channel (minus 45 feet mean lower low water (MLLW) including an additional 2 feet of allowable over dredge).  This includes hydraulic and mechanical dredging of approximately 2.95-million cubic yards (MCY).  The upper 1.61 MCY of dredge material within the levee would be placed onsite, filling approximately 38.37-acres of onsite wetlands (delineation described below in current conditions), to facilitate future construction, and approximately 32.69-acres of onsite waters of the United States (WOTUS).  Approximately 1.34 MCY would be placed into Shoal Point Island, specifically the portion owned by the General Land Office.  The components to construct the marine terminal and supporting infrastructure include the following:

  • Dredge marine dock (38-acres total:  36.88-acres WOTUS; 1.01-acres PEM and 0.07-acre EEM) and dredged access to the Texas City Terminal Ship Channel (34.5-acres of WOTUS)
  • Roads and utilities corridors (9-acres total:  0.43-acre WOTUS; 0.46-acre PSS; 0.25-acre PEM; 0.01-acre PFO)
  • Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) Plant, equipment and storage areas (35-acres total:  8.59-acres WOTUS; 1.63-acres PSS; 10.77-acres PEM)
  • Chemical Plant, equipment and storage areas (27-acres total:  12.13-acres WOTUS; 8.57-acres PEM; 0.37-acre PFO)
  • Guard house – administration, and substations (5-acres total:  3.52-acres WOTUS; 0.69-acre PSS; 0.47-acre PEM)
  • Lake Institute Fill Area for future development (8.02-acres WOTUS; 12.62-acres PSS; 0.85-acre PEM; 0.60-acre PFO)