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Published Dec. 23, 2013
Expiration date: 1/12/2014

Name of applicant: Union Pacific Railway Corporation, c/o CH2M Hill, Attn: Doug Urry, 14701 St. Mary’s Lane, Suite 300, Houston, Texas  77079


        Location of work: 30.69847oN, 91.80472oW, approximately 3.63 miles west-northwest of Melville, Louisiana, in ST. LANDRY Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings.


        Character of work:  Place approximately 29,072 cubic yards of earthen material, 1,060 cubic yards of subballast material, and 25 cubic yards of rip rap to facilitate construction of 11,035-linear feet of railroad siding track and appurtenant structures, including 8 access roads (totaling 750 linear feet), one 48-inch culvert, seven  36-inch culverts, a 180-foot by 20-foot bridge, 2 land pads, and 2 remote signal mounds.   Approximately 5.47 acres of unavoidable wetland impacts will be compensated for through the purchase of credits from an approved mitigation bank in the same hydrologic basin (HUC 08080101).