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Published Oct. 3, 2022
Expiration date: 11/1/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT:  AMERICAN CRUISE LINES, c/o Waldemar S. Nelson and Company, Incorporated, Attn: William Rushing, 1200 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130.

LOCATION OF WORK:  Mississippi River, right descending bank, Mile Marker 148, located at 1215 Louisiana Highway 18, Vacherie, Louisiana, (30.028152, -90.694086), in St. James Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings, within Hydrologic Unit Code 08070100, Lower Mississippi – Baton Rouge Watershed.

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to install and maintain a 120-ft long landing barge, eight (8) 48-inch diameter mooring dolphin piles, and an elevated walkway measuring 117-feet long by 6-feet wide, along the right descending bank of the Mississippi River, utilizing an old ferry landing, all to provide a docking facility for a river cruise line stopping in Vacherie, Louisiana.  Approximately 134 cubic yards of fill material will be deposited.  No permanent impacts to vegetated wetlands are expected, and no mitigation is anticipated.