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

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Associated Builders and Contractors, c/o: Mr. Cleveland Hoffpauir, 510 Clarence Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601

LOCATION OF WORK: The work is to take place off Prater Road in Section 29 Township 9-S, Range 9-W, (30.244912, -93.30789) in the City of Sulphur, within Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

The project is located within the Calcasieu Watershed Basin.

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested a Department of the Army (DA) authorization to clear, grub, and grade approximately 8.4 acres to construct a new vocational training facility.  The proposed development will consist of training buildings, parking areas, and a limestone equipment training area.  Approximately 2,000 cubic yards of offsite fill material and approximately 4,000 cubic yards of concrete will be utilized to raise the site to the desired elevation and provide structural foundation. It is anticipated that there will be approximately 1.26 acres of permanent impacts to wetlands.  Following construction, areas temporarily impacted by the project will be restored to pre-construction grade and allowed to revegetate.  The applicant proposes to offset unavoidable wetland impacts by purchasing mitigation credits from a Corps-approved mitigation bank within the New Orleans District, if a DA permit is warranted.