Tulsa District Regulatory Permits for Public Comment

PURPOSE:  The purpose of these public notices are to inform you of a proposal for work in which you might be interested and to solicit your comments and information to better enable us to make a reasonable decision on factors affecting the public interest.

SECTION 10: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 USC 403) to regulate all work or structures in or affecting the course, condition, or capacity of navigable waters of the United States.  The intent of this law is to protect the navigable capacity of waters important to interstate commerce.

SECTION 404: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC 1344) to regulate the discharges of dredged and fill material into all waters of the United States.  These waters include lakes, rivers, streams, mudflats, sandflats, sloughs, wet meadows, natural ponds, and wetlands adjacent to other waters.  The intent of the law is to protect these waters from the indiscriminate discharge of material capable of causing pollution and to restore and maintain their chemical, physical, and biological integrity.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District

Regulatory Office, Chief



(408) SWT-2021-0023

Programs and Project Management Division
Published Jan. 7, 2022
Expiration date: 1/21/2022

LOCATION: Section 18 T12N R21E Oklahoma State Highway 100 over the Arkansas River, Sequoyah and Muskogee Counties, Oklahoma.

REQUESTERS PROPOSED ACTION: The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing to conduct five 4-inch diameter Geotech Borings in the Arkansas River and replacement of the existing bridge with a 40-foot clear roadway bridge consisting of two 12-foot wide driving lands with 8-foot wide shoulders. The new bridge would be constructed within the existing right-of-way over a period of 24 months once construction begins.