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MVN-2020-00168 WKK

Published April 18, 2022
Expiration date: 5/7/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Melvin Marque, c/o: Cypress Engineering and Development Group, L.L.C., 4310 Ryan Street, Suite 122, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in Calcasieu Parish, located on Fernwood Drive, in the community of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Latitude North: 30.1669°N, Longitude West: -93.2956°W, as shown within the attached drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080206, Calcasieu Basin).

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Work consists of installing a 10-foot wide by 265-foot long walkway with, installing 50 feet of bulkhead for a boat slip, conduct dredging operations to remove approximately 140 cubic yards of dredged fill material from an existing boat slip and place the dredged fill material behind bulkhead, a 3-foot wide by 32-foot long area, and a 3-foot wide by 56-foot long area within the private canal. A 5-foot wide by 98-foot long area would be reclaimed behind the bulkhead. Approximately 1,150 cubic yards of hauled-in fill material would be placed behind the bulkhead and walkway. It is anticipated that approximately 0.06 of an acre of emergent wetlands and 0.011 of an acre of waterbottoms would be permanently impacted and 0.019 of an acre of waterbottoms for dredging operations. The purpose of the proposed development is to provide bankline erosion protection and support recreational activities. If a Department of the Army permit is warranted, the applicant has proposed to mitigate unavoidable wetlands impacts at an approved and acceptable mitigation bank within the N.O. District, if deemed necessary by CEMVN.