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Published May 10, 2021
Expiration date: 5/30/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Ascension Parish Government c/o ELOS Environmental, LLC, 607 West Morris Avenue, Hammond, LA 70403       

LOCATION OF WORK:  Within a 1,325 LF portion of Jim Bayou from Highway 928 and southeast toward Highway 73 in Sections 15 and 34, Township 9 South, Range 2 East, in Geismar, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish, within the Pontchartrain Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070202), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 30.268520 N, Longitude -90.999894 W).   

CHARACTER OF WORK: The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to excavate and deposit fill material to expand and maintain a portion of Jim Bayou to include canal armoring and a widened channel.  Approximately 1,497 cubic yards of clay material will be excavated and of that, approx. 48 cubic yards will be placed on site with approx. 75 cubic yards of riprap to stabilize the bank. The remainder of the excavated material will be disposed of off-site. The proposed project is situated on an approximately 3.96-acre corridor and would impact approximately 0.76 acres of non-wetlands waters of the US.  It is anticipated that the proposed action would have minimal impact on adjacent wetlands.