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Published Feb. 8, 2021
Expiration date: 3/9/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  ADM, c/o Lanier & Associates Engineers, Attention: John Maurin, 4101 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA  70115

LOCATION OF WORK:  On the Mississippi River at MP 111, at approximately Latitude: 29.946667, Longitude: -90.226944, at 8400 River Rd., in Waggaman, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings.

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08090100 (Lower Mississippi- New Orleans)

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Perform maintenance dredging of silted-in berth area to approximately -18 feet NAVD, install approximately 550-cubic yards of rock rip rap, and install an approximate 54-linear foot retaining wall to restore an area of eroded bankline.  Approximately 55,000-cubic yards of material would be excavated from the existing berth area and approximately 430-cubic yards would be placed behind the retaining wall as backfill.  The remainder of the dredged material would be placed beyond the -55 foot contour of the Mississippi River.  No impacts to jurisdictional wetlands are expected, therefore, compensatory mitigation is not proposed.