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MVK 2000-01263

Published June 19, 2017
Expiration date: 7/9/2017

NAME OF APPLICANT:  City of Monroe, c/o Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, P.O. Box 94245, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804

LOCATION OF WORK:  The project is located between the existing Kansas Lane at US Highway 80 (Desiard Street) and Forsythe Avenue, in Sections 21, 28, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42 of Township 18 North, Range 14 East, in Ouachita Parish, Monroe, Louisiana, as shown on the enclosed drawings (Latitude 32° 32’ 08” N, Longitude 92° 03’ 45” W). This project is located in the Ouachita River watershed basin within the Lower Quachita USGS Catalog Unit 08040207.


CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested a time extension to the Department of the Army authorization to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill and/or aggregate material to construct a new 2.6 mile four lane roadway.  The proposed project would impact approximately 16.7 acres of jurisdictional wetlands and 0.9 acre of “other waters of the US”.  Approximately 16,233 cubic yards of earthen fill and aggregate material would be hauled in and deposited in jurisdictional wetlands to achieve required grade elevation.  Although project construction has not commenced, the applicant has completed a compensatory mitigation plan that included restoration of 51 acres of forested wetlands on a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Wildlife Management Area