Department of Environmental Conservation

D E C banner

ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 11/29/2017

Nassau County


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


Nassau Expressway
Nassau Expy (St Rte 878)
Inwood, NY 11559

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Hempstead, Nassau County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to make improvements to Nassau Expressway between Burnside Avenue and Rockaway Turnpike. The improvements include storm resiliency, raising the roadway, improving drainage, replacing pavement, providing turning lanes, creating a shared pathway for bicyclists and pedestrians, and enhanced landscaping. The project proposes to fill 0.7 acres of regulated tidal wetlands and restore or create 2.2 acres of tidal wetlands at the site as mitigation. The project is located in Inwwod, Town of Heapstead, Nassau County.

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 application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

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 Dec 15, 2017.


Mark Carrara
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook 50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790

  • Contact for this Page
  • ENB
    Division of Environmental Permits
    625 Broadway, 4th Floor
    Albany, NY 12233-1750
    Send us an email
  • This Page Covers
  • Page applies to all NYS regions