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New Hampshire DOT seeks permit for proposed work on Route 16 in Cambridge

USACE, New England District
Published Sept. 7, 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 New Hampshire Department of Transportation for proposed work on Route 16 in Cambridge, New Hampshire.

The proposed work will occur along an approximate 1.3-mile stretch of Route 16 beginning approximately 1,000 east of the Dummer-Cambridge Town Line and continuing north for approximately 1.3 miles in Cambridge. The project is partially federally funded, and the Federal Highway Administration is the lead federal agency.

The work involves the placement of approximately 5.72 acres of fill and performance of work within waters of the United States in conjunction with roadway improvement that includes an alignment shift of Route 16 from 15 feet to 385 feet to the west away from the Androscoggin River along a 1.3-mile stretch in Cambridge. This work permanently impacts approximately 5.28 acres of waters of the U.S. and impacts approximately 2,700 cubic yards within the 100-year floodplain.

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-2022-01963.

Public comments on this proposed work should be forwarded no later than Oct. 6, 2022, to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn: Michael Hicks, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to michael.c.hicks@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2022-01963.

Bryan Purtell

Release no. 22-026