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20-0364; Louisiana Department of Transportation

New Orleans District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Published July 30, 2020

Interested parties are hereby notified that a request for permission to alter a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) has been received and will be evaluated by the New Orleans District.  Written comments, including any objections to the proposed alteration, stating reasons therefor, are being solicited from anyone having an interest in the requested alteration.  Comments must be mailed or emailed by or before the last day of the comment period and must reference the file number of this public notice.  Comments will become part of the record and will be considered in the decision on the request.  See below for contact information and address.  The proposed action could alter the Algiers Canal West and East levee which are Federal Projects.  USACE is soliciting comments from interested parties to evaluate the potential impacts of the proposed alteration .  Comments will be considered to assess impacts on the public interest factors listed above, as well as endangered species, historic properties, water quality, and general environmental effects.

PROPOSED ACTION: The Louisiana Department of Transportation proposes to replace the Judge Perez Bridge with a new bridge over the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Algiers Canal West and East levee, vicinity of levee stations, 682+24 and 1083+29, respectively, at Belle Chasse, Louisiana, in Plaquemines Parish.

WRITTEN COMMENTS MAY BE EMAILED TO:  howard.w.ladner@usace.army.mil

COMMENT PERIOD EXPIRES:  August 14, 2020

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