Civil Works Public Notices

Lower Pool 10 Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project (HREP) Feasibility Report
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment for its proposed Lower Pool 10 habitat rehabilitation and enhancement project on the Upper Mississippi River near Guttenberg, Iowa.
Date of Expiration: 11/15/2021
Public Notice, Sec. 408 permissions: St. Paul Flood Damage Reduction Project, lenticular sign
Dakota County requests to modify the South St. Paul, MN Flood Damage Reduction Project by installing two lenticular sign panels including two 4” deep gravel pads, each approximately 64 square feet in size and a monolithic reinforced concrete grade beam to support each lenticular sign.
Date of Expiration: 10/22/2021
Public Notice, Sec. 408 permissions: Grand Forks ponding easements
Pribula Engineering is requesting to modify the Grand Forks, North Dakota Flood Damage Reduction Project by changing the ponding easements on the subject property.
Date of Expiration: 10/22/2021
Public Notice: Lower Sioux Indian Community Riverbank Stabilization
The project involves stabilizing a portion of the Minnesota River streambank along the Lower Sioux Indian Community reservation in Redwood County, Minnesota.
Date of Expiration: 10/28/2021
Western Area Master Plan Update
The Corps is updating the Western Area Master Plan, which guides land-use within the Corps Lake Traverse, Orwell Lake, Highway 75 Dam, and Lac qui Parle projects.
Date of Expiration: 10/23/2021
EXPIRED (posted for visibility) Public Notice: Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Disposition Study draft report
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input from now until Feb. 16, 2021, on its recently completed draft disposition study for the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam.
Date of Expiration: 03/18/2021

Regulatory Public Notices

2020-01736-BGO (Mahnomen and Clearwater Counties, MN) Trunk Highway 200 Improvement Project, Minnesota (SP 4402-22)
PUBLIC NOTICE: The applicant is proposing to discharge fill material into 14.35 acres of wetlands and 0.04 acre of tributary. For the purpose of improving a 19-mile segment of Trunk Highway (TH) 200, from its intersection with US 59 to Roy Lake Park near Mahnomen, Minnesota within the exterior boundaries of the White Earth Nation Reservation in Mahnomen County, Minnesota (SP 4402-22).
Date of Expiration: 11/06/2021
2021-01991-KDZ (Dane County, WI) Spring Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The Sponsor is proposing to develop the Spring Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 216.90 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. Specifically, the Sponsor proposes to re-establish 28.40 acres of fresh (wet) meadow and 2.30 acres of shrub-carr, and rehabilitate 41.80 acres of fresh (wet) meadow, 11.30 acres of wooded swamp, and 2.80 acres of shrub-carr. Additionally, 22.30 acres of upland plant communities would be established to provide a vegetated buffer.
Date of Expiration: 11/15/2021
2021-01979-JMB (Clark County, WI) Willard Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Willard Wetland Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 49.35 acres in size, with an additional 5.45 acres of buffer. The bank is traversed by a subtle watershed break running in a northeast to southwest orientation. The bank therefore has 2 service areas: the Chippewa to the northwest and the Upper Mississippi Black Root to the southeast. The bank will provide benefits to both watersheds, and it is proposed that credits may be used interchangeably to mitigate for impacts in either watershed.
Date of Expiration: 11/19/2021
2021-01978-AJK (Washington County, WI) Jackson Marsh Restoration Site Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Jackson Marsh Restoration Site Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 96.04 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The proposed bank service area is the Southwestern Lake Michigan service area (HUC 040400).
Date of Expiration: 11/18/2021
2021-00258-KAL (Pine County, MN) Jensen Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop Jensen Wetland Bank. The proposed bank area is approximately 64.4 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The proposed bank is located within the Kettle Watershed which is within Bank Service Area 6.
Date of Expiration: 11/17/2021
2020-01168-AJK (Ozaukee County, WI) Port Washington Marina Project
LETTER OF PERMISSION: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to dredge material and add 14 boat slips to the north side of Pier 5 at the Port Washington Marina. The project would dredge approximately 3,500 cubic yards to an average water depth of 8 feet. The area of dredging would be approximately 75 feet by 287 feet and would be at least 20 feet away from the existing breakwater. Dredging would be completed by barge with mechanical equipment.
Date of Expiration: 10/29/2021
2021-01930-MWM (Richland County, WI) Pine River Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Pine River Wetland Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 102.3 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. Specifically, the sponsor proposes to reestablish 14.8 acres of fresh wet meadow, rehabilitate 31.5 acres of fresh wet meadow and 32.3 acres of floodplain forest. Additionally, 16.70 acres of upland plant communities would be established to provide a vegetated buffer.
Date of Expiration: 11/13/2021
2020-00605-MJB (Dakota County, MN) Endres Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Endres Wetland Bank, approximately 163 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The site currently has several CRP contracts in place but are expected to end or be terminated prior to restoration activities taking place. The proposed bank service area is the Lower Minnesota River Basin in Minnesota (BSA 8).
Date of Expiration: 11/08/2021
2021-01923-CCK (Roseau County, MN) Badger Properties Wetland Mitigation Bank Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop Badger Properties Wetland Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 560 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. Currently the site and surrounding lands are in hay, pasture and annual row crop production. The intent is to generate wetland credits for both private use and BWSR’s Local Government Road Wetland Replacement Program (LGRWRP).
Date of Expiration: 11/05/2021
Date of Expiration: 07/14/2021
2018-01717-KDZ (Vernon County, WI) Dairyland Power Cooperative Italian Hollow Ditch Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: Dairyland Power Cooperative (Dairyland) is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the Italian Hollow Drainage Project (Project) located adjacent to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) bridge on State Highway 35, immediately south of the entrance road to Dairyland’s Genoa Station #3 in the Town of Genoa. The purpose of the Project is to improve drainage conditions within an approximately 4,500 linear foot portion of the Italian Hollow Drainage Ditch (Ditch) that flows west under the State Highway 35 bridge and the BNSF bridge and runs south through a previously disturbed wetland into the Mississippi River.
Date of Expiration: 05/18/2021
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - 2021 Nationwide Permits (NWPs)
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: Regional Conditions, Water Quality Certification (WQC), and Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) Concurrence for Sixteen (16) 2021 NWPs in St. Paul District.
Date of Expiration:
Nationwide Permit Reissuance
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 2744) announcing the reissuance of 12 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and four new NWPs, as well as the reissuance of NWP general conditions and definitions with some modifications. These 16 NWPs will go into effect on March 15, 2021, and will expire on March 14, 2026.
Date of Expiration: 03/14/2026
2020-02230-SJW (Douglas County, WI) Enbridge Superior Terminal Containment Pond Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The purpose of the proposed project is to increase the total containment capacity of Pool 2 by 9,000,000 gallons. As stated in the application, Enbridge can add approximately 3,000,000 gallons of capacity in Pool 2 by raising the height of the existing berm. Therefore, an additional dam is necessary downstream of Pool 2 with the capacity of approximately 6,000,000 gallons to achieve the desired total capacity of 9,000,000 gallons.
Date of Expiration: 11/28/2020
2018-02368-SRK (Sibley County, MN) Le Sueur Floodplain Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Le Sueur Floodplain Wetland Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 240 acres in size, including upland buffer areas.
Date of Expiration: 12/13/2020