Public Notices

  • 2017-561

    Expiration date: 6/9/2023

    The applicant, Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as the lead federal agency. requests Department of the Army permit authorization to replace the Chester Bridge. The new two-lane bridge and roadway is approximately 150 feet upstream of the existing bridge. The new Mississippi River bridge design is a four-span cable-stay bridge with two precast concrete girder span approaches on the Missouri side and one precast concrete girder span on the Illinois side. In addition, the project includes a span of the Horse Island Chute with a four-span precast concrete girder supported on driven pipe piles. Construction of the new bridge and roadway embankment and removal of the old bridge will result in temporary and permanent impacts to the Mississippi River and to adjacent wetlands. The Project is on Missouri Route 51/Illinois Route 150 located in Perry County, Missouri and Chester, Randolph County, Illinois. The Chester Bridge crosses the Mississippi River, and the Horse Island Bridge crosses the Horse Island Chute west of the Chester Bridge in Missouri.

  • 2022-721

    Expiration date: 6/3/2023

    WFI Holdings-B LLC (Sponsor) seeks approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Interagency Review Team (IRT); which is composed of representatives from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; to establish the Sweet Water Stream & Wetland Mitigation Bank (Sweet Water) which is proposed in accordance with the approved WFI-B Umbrella Mitigation Banking Program Instrument (UMBPI), file number MVS-2020-652. The Sweet Water site is the fifth bank site proposed under the UMBPI. If approved, the Sponsor would make the stream and wetland mitigation credit available to Department of the Army permittees seeking to fulfill requirements to purchase compensatory mitigation credit to offset losses of aquatic functions and services. The mitigation bank site includes the restoration and enhancement of multiple stream and wetland habitats within the unprotected Sugar Creek floodplain. The Sponsor proposes a mitigation bank (Sweet Water) within the Sugar Creek Watershed, specifically in the Umbrella Mitigation Banking Program Instrument (UMBPI) Service Area C- The Shoal & Lower Kaskaskia Service Area (LKS). The subject site includes 40.87 acres and is located in the Southwest ¼ of Section 35, Township 3 North, Range 5 West in Madison County, Illinois. The approximate center of the bank site is Latitude 38.66161°, Longitude -88.37470 °. The Public Notice comment period opens May 5, 2023 and closes June 3, 2023.

  • 2013-112

    Expiration date: 5/15/2023

    Massman Construction Company requests permit reauthorization to continue periodic maintenance excavating of up to 30,000 cubic yards of river deposition material, over a 10-year authorization period, adjacent to their existing river terminal. Excavated material would continue to be placed within a bermed disposal area at Massman's existing landside staging area. The Public Notice comment period opens April 25, 2023 and closes on May 15, 2023.

  • 2023-186

    Expiration date: 5/13/2023

    The applicant, Oakley’s of St. Louis, requests Department of the Army permit authorization to leave in place a work area used for the reconstruction of the Merchants Bridge. Now that the Merchants Bridge project is complete, the applicant seeks to utilize the authorized fill and infrastructure for the operation of a liquid fertilizer dock.

  • Missouri Stream Mitigation Method Draft

    Expiration date: 5/14/2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts within the State of Missouri (Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Rock Island, St. Louis) (Corps) initially finalized the MSMM on March 1, 2007. The MSSM is the primary tool the Corps uses to determine the amount of stream impacts and the appropriateness of compensatory mitigation proposals for Department of the Army permit actions within the State of Missouri. This updated revision of the MSMM will enhance the Corps ability to protect the Nation’s aquatic resources, while allowing reasonable development through fair, flexible and balanced permit decisions. The MSMM was further developed and modified using best available information and scientific concepts on May 29, 2013, and the Corps is planning to update the MSMM again. Thus, the Corps is requesting public comment on the most recent draft version of the MSMM. Comments: The Public Notice comment period is open from April 14, 2023 through May 14, 2023. You may submit comments by individual e-mail message or by mailing them to the address located in the Public Notice document.