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Published Nov. 15, 2021
Expiration date: 12/4/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Post Office Box 94245, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in the Ostrica Canal from its intersection with the Mississippi River at River Mile 25.1 to its intersection with Quarantine Bay in Plaquemines Parish, Buras, Louisiana, (lat. 29o 21’ 53”, long. 89o 31’ 45”), as shown within the attached drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08090100, Lower Mississippi Watershed)

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Conduct maintenance dredging of the Ostrica Canal and Locks for the purpose of providing safe marine vessel passage from the Mississippi River to Quarantine Bay.  Approximately 175,000 cubic yards of material across 12.6 acres of non-vegetated waterbottoms will be dredged and beneficially placed within the exiting disposal cells adjacent to the Ostrica Canal.