ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/03/2010
NYS Thruway Authority
200 Southern Blvd
PO Box 189
Albany, NY 12209 -0189
NYS Thruway Mp 438.5 to 451.5
NYS Thruway Mp 438.5 to 451.5 |East & West Bound
Permit(s) Applied for:
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located:
Hamburg, Erie County
The New York State Thruway Authority proposes to rehabilitate 13 miles of the Thruway in the Towns of Hamburg, Eden, Evans and Brant in Erie County to comply with mandated highway safety improvements. The project includes about 8 acres of temporary impacts and 1.06 acres of permanent impacts to the adjacent areas of NYS Freshwater Wetlands ED-1, ED-3, ED-13, ED-21, ED-22 and ED-29. In addition, there are about 0.023 acres of temporary impacts and 0.030 acres of permanent impacts to NYS Freshwater Wetland ED-22. The proposed work also involves alterations to federal wetlands, ditch maintenance, bridge and culvert repairs. Impacts to state and federal wetlands are proposed to be mitigated by the construction of a 3 acre wetland at Evangola State Park.
Availability of Application Documents:
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:
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 Mar 18, 2010.
David S Denk
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203