Posted on September 28, 2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has posted three new Public Notices:
- 2011-00128-24: the applicant, Penn Terminals LLC, proposes to perform maintenance dredging, by mechanical or bucket method, within their existing ship berth area as previously authorized by this office. The proposed project site is located in the Delaware River, at the applicant’s existing marine terminal, approximately two miles upriver from the Commodore Barry Bridge (U.S. Route 322), at 1 Saville Avenue, in the Borough of Eddystone, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The applicant’s stated purpose for the project is “to allow ships to berth at Penn Terminals.” More details are available in the “Public Notice & Plan Details” attachment at the above link (top entry). Public comments are requested by Oct. 8, 2021.
- 2021-00794-95: the applicant, New Jersey Department of Transportation – Office of Maritime Resources (NJDOT-OMR), has requested Department of the Army (DA) authorization to perform ten (10)-year maintenance dredging of Fortescue Creek State Channel (#211) located in Delaware Bay. All of the dredging work would be accomplished via hydraulic cutterhead dredge. All resultant dredged material, estimated to total approximately 40,421.0-cubic yards of coarse-grained sediment (i.e. greater than 90% sand), would be transported via floating and submerged pipeline for shoreline placement at Fortescue Beach in Downe Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey. More details are available in the “Public Notice & Plan Details” attachment at the above link (second entry). Public comments are requested by Oct. 23, 2021.