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Published Aug. 29, 2022
Expiration date: 9/17/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Mermentau River Harbor and Terminal District, c/o: Blue Ox Enterprises, LLC, attn.: Mr. Gregg Hamilton, P.O. Box 1305, Crowley, Louisiana 70527.

LOCATION OF WORK:  Located on the Mermentau River Harbor and Terminal municipal slip and docking facility, approximately 1.25 miles northerly of the Town of Mermentau, in Acadia Parish Louisiana, (lat. 30.209086, long. -92.576967), as shown within the attached drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 080802010307, Mermentau Watershed).

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The proposed project is to deepen and widen the existing slip to accommodate barges for temporary storage and staging.  The proposed work will be accomplished by prop washing and bucket dredging to re-establish the original depth and width of the municipal slip and docking facility. The purpose of the project is to provide a safe temporary storage of barges and minimize future risk to existing infrastructure.  The project as proposed would permanently impact approximately 2.42 acres of waterbottoms and discharge 0.14 acre of fill material into Section 10 waters.  It is not anticipated that there will be any permanent or temporary impacts to wetlands as spoils will be placed in uplands areas on the parcel.