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Published Aug. 14, 2023
Expiration date: 9/4/2023
NAME OF APPLICANT: Port of Iberia, c/o: GIS Engineering, LLC, 450 Laurel Street, Suite 1500, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in Iberia Parish, Section 34, Township 12S and Range 06E, within Port of Iberia, in New Iberia, Louisiana, (POB -- Lat. 29.958239 / Long. -91.8412 W; POE -- Lat. 29.5109862 / Long. -92.3127306), as shown within the attached drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080103, Vermilion Teche Watershed)

CHARACTER OF WORK: A Department of Army permit was issued on April 26, 2021 for the subject project, and was subsequently modified on January 11, 2022, associated with maintenance dredging of approximately 50 miles of existing navigation channels connecting the Port of Iberia to the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), to include Commercial Canal (segment 1), the GIWW (segment 2), and Freshwater Bayou (segment 3). The maintenance dredging will deepen existing channels to a depth of approximately negative (-)16 feet. Dredge materials from the upper segments, the lower segments would be discharged and placed in nearby interior areas, open waters, along the mid to lower banks of the GIWW and Freshwater Bayou, and in a near shore