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USACE seeks comments on proposed Maine DOT project work in Kennebec River in Waterville

USACE, New England District
Published June 22, 2022

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the Maine Department of Transportation for proposed work in the Kennebec River in Waterville, Maine.

The proposed work involves placing temporary and permanent fill below the high-water mark of the Kennebec River in order to replace the existing Ticonic Bridge. The bridge replacement project would result in approximately 1,820 square feet of permanent and 59,810 square feet of temporary riverbed impact. Two-lane temporary traffic flow eastbound is expected to be maintained during the project work.

USACE is soliciting comments from members of the public; federal, state and local agencies; American 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 District website at https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/PublicNotices, file # NAE-2022-01337. Public comments on this proposed work should be forwarded no later than July 21, 2022, to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn: Jana Jacobson, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to jana.l.jacobson@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2022-01337.

Bryan Purtell

Release no. 22-019