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Published May 28, 2018
Expiration date: 6/16/2018

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, c/o Arabie Environmental Solutions, L.L.C., Post Office Box 928, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70602. 

LOCATION OF WORK:  Near Bayou Guy, located off Ham Reid Road, west of Elliott Road to Big Lake Road, in the community of Lake Charles, in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, as shown on the enclosed drawings.  

Location: Latitude: 30°09ʹ15.42ʺ N / Longitude: -93°16ʹ31.56ʺ W, Hydrologic Unit Code: 08080206 – Calcasieu Basin.      

CHARACTER OF WORK: Conduct clearing, grubbing, and grading operations to construct an approximately 140-feet wide by 1.0-mile long roadway with roundabouts and ditches, excavate and place approximately 66,362 cubic yards of earthen material for elevation, drainage and contouring operations, and place approximately 7,000 cubic yards of pavement for roadway construction, all to prepare a 60 acre site for the extension of Ham Reid Road. Approximately 4.15 acres of forested wetlands, 8.11 acres of herbaceous wetlands, and 6,445 linear feet of non-wetland waters would be permanently impacted via project implementation. The applicant proposes to compensate for wetland impacts by purchasing credits at a Department of the Army (DA) approved mitigation bank, should a DA permit authorization be granted.