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Published Aug. 26, 2013
Expiration date: 9/15/2013

NAME OF APPLICANT:  PORT OF LAKE CHARLES, Attn:  Mr. William J. Rase, III, Post Office Box 3753, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70602.


LOCATION OF WORK:  On the Calcasieu River, near the intersection of McKinley Street and Miller Avenue/Smith Ferry Road, in Westlake, Louisiana, in Calcasieu Parish, Hydrologic Unit Code 08080206, Lower Calcasieu Basin, as shown on the attached drawings.


CHARACTER OF WORK:  Clear, grub, grade and fill a 53 acre tract, deposit

approximately 6,700 cu. yds. of earthen fill material and approximately 3,540 cu. yds. of gravel to raise the project area.  Also dredge approximately 39,330 cu. yds. to construct a mooring dock and temporary offloading dock, sheet piling, seven mooring dolphins, and deposit approximately 4,630 cu. yds. of fill material behind the docks to armor the shoreline to prevent erosion, all as necessary to build a construction dock facility. Project implementation would directly impact approximately 3.7 acres of jurisdictional wetlands.  The applicant has proposed to replace any and all project related wetland losses through the use of a Corps approved mitigation bank.