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MVN- 2006-3227 WB

Published Sept. 11, 2017
Expiration date: 9/30/2017

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Dreamscape Developers, L.L.C., c/o Miller Engineers & Associates, Inc., Post Office Box 223, Franklin, Louisiana  70538

LOCATION OF WORK:  Between Fairway Drive and the Lower Atchafalaya River in community of Berwick, Louisiana, in St. Mary Parish, Hydrologic Unit Code 08080101,  as shown on the attached drawings. 

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Permit re-issuance/time extension to excavate and deposit fill, and  construct a 41 acre lake with two 52 feet wide connecting channels to the Lower Atchafalaya River, as a part of a residential subdivision development.  Approximately 1,533,000 cubic yards of native material will be removed for lake construction and hauled off site, except for 60,000 cubic yards which is to be deposited in combination with 45,000 cubic yards of concrete for construction of access roads, house foundations, and a recreational area.  Also, wharves, bulkheads, boat slips, a boat launch, utilities, and drainage features would be installed to develop the 174 lot Riverbend Residential Subdivision.  The proposed action would be constructed on approximately 200 acres of former agricultural land, of which approximately 20.00 acres of jurisdictional bottomland hardwood wetlands would be directly impacted.  The 21 acres of jurisdictional wetlands were originally mitigated and credits acquired from the Bayou Teche Wetlands Mitigation Bank for the impacts to bottomland hardwoods.   The original permit expired on June 30, 2014.  Approximately 10 percent of the project has been completed.