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

918-669-7400

 

(408) SWT-2022-004

PROGRAMS AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIVISION
Published Feb. 4, 2022
Expiration date: 2/18/2022

LOCATION: Park City, Sedgwick County, Kansas.

REQUESTERS PROPOSED ACTION: A new highway bridge crossing over the WVC Chisholm Levee P and BNSF railway spur (Bridge No. 856) and a new highway bridge crossing over WVC Big Slough Levee D and the Middle Fork Chisholm Creek (Bridge No. 857) will be constructed (Attachment 2, #1 and #2). Compacted fill will be placed within the retention basin connected to the Middle Fork Chisholm Creek and storage losses will be compensated by excavation to offset storage volume in the retention basin (Attachment 2, #3 and #4). Bridge No. 857, as proposed, is a 3-span reinforced concrete slab bridge over the Middle Fork Chisholm Creek, 162.3-feet long and 49.5-feet wide. The bridge foundations will consist of HP steel piles driven to bearing at the abutments and piers and roadway will be placed over the federal levee south of the bridge. Bridge No. 856, as proposed, is a 3-span steel (rolled beams) bridge over the BNSF railway spur, 202.9-feet long and 51.0-feet wide. The bridge foundations will consist of HP steel piles driven to bearing at the abutments and below grade concrete footings founded on driven piles at the piers and roadway embankment will be placed over the federal levee east of the bridge.