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




Regulatory Office
Published Feb. 18, 2022
Expiration date: 3/3/2022

Location: The proposed project is in the South 1/2 of Section 13, Township 14 North, Range 8 East, Creek County, Oklahoma. The project site can be found on the Gypsy, Oklahoma 7.5 Minute USGS Quadrangle map at North Latitude 35.683835 and West Longitude -96.414763.

History: Creek County requested an extension for the authorized project on SWT-2016-125 (Oklahoma Department of Transportation Job Piece 28681(04)) on February 7, 2022. The project expired on November 30, 2021. Creek County notified the Corps that the project was delayed because of state budgetary constraints and the project lets in March 2022 and construction is expected to begin by July 2022. The Corps required the purchase of 21.6 wetland credits for this proposal via the approved mitigation plan. On April 16, 2019, Creek County verified that they purchased the required 21.6 wetland

Purpose: The overall purpose of this work is to replace a structurally deficient bridge to maintain safe and reliable traffic along this segment of county road on NS 370 (South 369th West Avenue). The project is not a water dependent activity.

Description of Work: The applicant proposes the placement of dredge for fill material into jurisdictional waters and adjacent wetlands using 58,847 cubic yards (CY) of earthen materials, 1,340 CY for 6-inch aggregate Type A, and 3,388 CY of 18-inch
riprap for bank stabilization for abutments and the road base. The total project length is approximately 2,365 linear feet. The new road would impact two wetland areas that total 2.90 acres and two stream channels with reinforced concrete pipes for 0.18 acre (259 linear feet). The applicant also proposes to construct a new P.C. Beam Span bridge that consist of two -115 feet sections and four - 100 feet sections with five 48- inch diameter piers using for concrete and steel that total 0.005 acre.