Regulatory Branch


Published Dec. 21, 2015
Expiration date: 1/11/2016
The applicant seeks authorization to replace and realign the Pin Oak Road Bridge over Silver Creek, Madison County, east of Edwardsville, Illinois. The existing bridge has been closed due to deterioration of the deck and the new alignment will provide a safer crossing over Silver Creek. The road and bridge will be realigned directly east of the existing road, impacts include 0.65 acres of forested wetlands, 0.41 acres of emergent wetlands and120LF of perennial tributaries. Additionally, the original bridge deck and abutments will be removed following construction to avoid potential safety issues. Silver Creek is a primary tributary to the Mississippi River. The Public Notice comment period opens December 21, 2015 and closes January 11, 2015.