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Published June 13, 2022
Expiration date: 7/12/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT:  PORT OF GREATER BATON ROUGE, c/o Ragland, Aderman & Associates, Inc., 3888 Government Suite, Suite 100, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, ATTN: James Ragland

LOCATION OF WORK:  Located at the existing Port of Greater Baton Rouge, right descending bank of the Mississippi River, mile point 229.5, Latitude 30.445556, Longitude -91.200278, within the Mississippi River Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070100), as shown on the attached drawings.  

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to add a walkway, two new platform dolphins, new mooring dolphins, and repair rip-rap to existing berthing structures adjacent to Dock 2 of the Port of Baton Rouge Deep-water Berth. The purpose of the additional structures is to provide the port with additional capacity for larger sized tankers and barges. Approximately 0.09 acre of additional structural deck and 0.04 acre of walkway will be added to the existing structure. In addition, approximately 0.10 acre of rip-rap will be placed on Mississippi River waterbottoms for repair when the new piles are installed. The project proposed no dredging and no impacts to batture wetlands.

The applicant’s design proposed to avoid impacts to wetlands and fill is limited to rip-rap repair areas.