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ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 04/08/2015

Chemung County

Applicant:

NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd - POD 24
Albany, NY 12232

Facility:

St Rte 427 Bridge over Chemung River
St Rte 427 - 385 E of Willawanna Rd
Chemung, NY

Application ID:

8-0728-00060/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Chemung, Chemung County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to replace existing State Route 427 bridge in slightly different alignment over Chemung River which is a Class A stream, requiring an Article 15 Stream Disturbance permit. Project will include installing a causeway at the north of the project, constructing new bridge in a nearly parallel realignment, traffic will continue use existing bridge until new bridge is in service, move traffic over to new bridge, install second causeway, remove existing bridge and piers, and remove causeways. The two temporary causeways will require a total of approximately 1,650 cubic yards of temporary fill. Rock riprap and concrete will be placed at abutments and piers for a total of approximately 1,500 cubic yards of fill for erosion protection.

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:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.

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 Apr 23, 2015.

Contact:

Peggy Norry
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 E Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov


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