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Published June 19, 2023
Expiration date: 7/10/2023
NAME OF APPLICANT: Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans, c/o Evans-Graves Engineers, Inc., Attention: Lee Walker, 909 Poydras Street, Suite 3050, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, or

LOCATION OF WORK: At approximately Latitude: 29.885908, Longitude: -89.897235, on the Mississippi River, left-descending bank, 83 miles AHP, on East St. Bernard Highway and East Judge Perez Drive, in Violet, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings. Hydrologic Unit Code: 08090203 (Lower Mississippi- Eastern Louisiana Coastal)

CHARACTER OF WORK: Clear and place approximately 24,020-cubic yards of clay and/or sand to install geotechnical survey equipment at two sites. A DA permit was previously issued to conduct/install twenty-seven (27) soil borings, sixty (60) Cone Penetration Tests (CPTs), and approximately twelve-thousand (12,000) linear feet of Electrical Resistivity Testing (ERT) on the same project site, and access paths already cleared for that work will be utilized to access the two additional proposed test sites. The applicant proposes to compensate for additional unavoidable project-related impacts to approximately 1.6-acres of jurisdictional wetlands through the purchase of wetland credits from a Corps’ approved mitigation bank within the appropriate watershed.