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SWG-2014-00260 - Plains Marketing, L.P. - Corpus Christi Ship Channel - Nueces County, Texas

USACE Galveston District
Published Nov. 9, 2023
Expiration date: 12/11/2023

Public Notice          Project Plans

The applicant proposes to perform dredging operations on the previously authorized and constructed dock slip including the slip's side/end slopes.  Further the applicant wishes to extend maintenance dredging 10 years.  The applicant requests the use of silt blade, mechanical, or hydraulic dredging methods and to increase and maintain the overall dredging depth to elevation (-) 51 feet NAV88, with an allowable overdepth of elevation (-) 53 feet NAVD88 within the slip.  An estimated up to 52,346 cubic yards of material will be dredged to achieve elevation (-) 51 feet NAVD88 within the slip, and with side/end slopes dredged on a 2.5 horizontal to 1 vertical grade.  An additional estimated 22,297 cubic yards is requested to be dredged below the required depth of the slip and slopes from within a 2-foot allowable overdepth area to a maximum depth of elevation (-) 53 feet NAVD 88, for a total of an estimated 74,643 cubic yards of dredging.  The applicant would like authorization to use six previously authorized DMPAs as well five additional DMPAs as to place dredged material from the ship dock basin.  Proposed DMPAs consist of Suntide DMPA, Tule Lake DMPA No. 6, South Shore DMPA - Cells A & B, DMPA No. 1, Herbie A. Maurer DMPA, Rincon B West, DMPA 14, DMPA 13, and Good Hope DMPA Cell J and Cell I.