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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 09/24/2008

Chautauqua County


NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12232


St Rte 60 Over Mill Creek, Bin 1027830
St Rte 60 Over Mill Creek
Sinclairville, NY 14782

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Gerry, Chautauqua County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to stabilize an eroded area of Mill Creek [Standard C(T)] to prevent the stream head-cutting and bank erosion which is presently occurring. The project includes the installation of: 4 steel sheet piling walls perpendicular to the stream flow; heavy stone fill to establish a new stream bottom on a 1:20 slope; and soil and plantings between the spaces in the stones. The project will repair and stabilize the bed grade and banks of Mill Creek, restore stream habitat and protect the structural integrity of the NY Route 60 bridge. The project is located immediately downstream of the NY Route 60 bridge in the Village of Sinclairville.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Oct 09, 2008.


Charles D Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706

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