Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for River Road now available

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District
Published Nov. 12, 2020

 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Officials announce today the release of the Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the River Road Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study in San Antonio, Texas. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District prepared the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and EA to identify, evaluate, and disclose all impacts that would result from the implementation of the proposed plans to address ecosystem restoration. The ER feasibility study has developed and analyzed ecosystem restoration alternatives, including the “No Action” alternative, to restore degraded ecological functions and riverine habitats in the River Road study area to increase habitat quality for migratory birds, aquatic wildlife, and other wildlife species. Alternatives evaluated in the feasibility study include native species plantings, invasive species management, and riverine and riparian habitat restoration.

The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and EA, Draft FONSI, and comment form are available at: https://www.swf.usace.army.mil/Missions/Water-Sustainment/River-Road/

A virtual-based public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be accessible through: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/546923605; Call-In Number: +1 (646) 749-3122; Access Code: 546-923-605

A 45-day public comment period begins on November 10 and ends Monday, December 28, 2020. Please address any comments by mail to Ms. Justyss Watson, Compliance Section, Environmental Branch, Regional Planning and Environmental Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 819 Taylor Street, P.O. Box 17300, Room 3A12, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-0300, or by email at RiverRoadER@usace.army.mil.

Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and social media at: https://about.me/usacefortworth  

Clay Church

Release no. 20-053