CONCORD, Mass. --
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the National Coast Guard Museum Association (NCGMA) for proposed work in the Thames River off property located at 2 Water Street in New London, Connecticut. The project proposed by the NCGMA involves construction of a museum on land owned by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Project work would include removing rubble from the Thames River shoreline and removing the existing concrete platform and piling from City Pier Plaza.
The Corps is soliciting comments from members of the public; federal, state and local agencies; Indian Tribes; and other interested parties to consider and evaluate the impacts of this proposed activity. The public notice with more detailed information is available for review on the Corps website at: https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Portals/74/docs/regulatory/PublicNotices/2020/NationalCoastGuardMuseumPN8-21-2020.pdf
Public comments on this proposed work by the city of New Bedford should be forwarded no later than Oct. 2, 2020, to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn: Diane M. Ray, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to Diane.M.Ray@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2016-00120.
All U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District news releases are available online at: https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/
Release no. 20-071