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Published June 26, 2023
Expiration date: 7/17/2023
NAME OF APPLICANT: Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, c/o: Providence Engineering and Environmental Group, L.L.C., 1201 Main Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in Calcasieu Parish, located off Forest Avenue, unnamed tributary of Coon Gully, in the community of Lake Charles, Louisiana, (Latitude North: 30.279940° N, Longitude West: -93.163459° W), as shown within the enclosed drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080203, Calcasieu Basin).

CHARACTER OF WORK: Work consists of clearing operations, excavating approximately 423 cubic yards of earthen fill material, and placing approximately 2.22 cubic yards of concrete to construct a 15-foot wide by 2,311-foot long drainage ditch, which would start at Forest Avenue and connect to an unnamed tributary of Coon Gully, and deepen the existing approximate 15-foot wide by 250-foot long tributary from an elevation of +1.6 feet to -0.4 feet. Excavated fill material would be hauled offsite to a non-wetland location. Work would be limited within a 55-foot wide servitude. The
purpose of the project is to provide drainage improvements for the local community. It is anticipated that approximately 0.22 of an acre of forested wetlands and approximately 0.09 of an acre of non-wetland waters. would be permanently impacted via project implementation. If a Department of the Army permit is granted, the applicant
has proposed to mitigate unavoidable wetlands impacts at an approved and acceptable mitigation bank within the N.O. District.