Interested parties are hereby notified the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island District (District) received an application for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally-authorized flood risk management project of the United States as described below and shown on attached figures. Written comments are being solicited from anyone having an interest in the requested alteration. Comments will become part of the District’s administrative record and will be considered in determining whether to approve the request. Comments supporting, opposing, or identifying concerns that should be considered by the District in its decisions process are all welcome. Comments providing substantive information or a rationale for the commenter’s position are the most helpful. This public notice is not a paid advertisement and is for public information only. Issuance of this notice does not imply District endorsement of the project as described.
REQUESTOR: In compliance with 33 USC 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) on behalf of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), requested permission to modify the Hannibal, Missouri, floodwall, an existing federally-authorized flood risk management project situated along Bear Creek and the Mississippi River.
LOCATION: The proposed project is located at bridge A1044 over Lyon Street, Warren Barrett Drive, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and Bear Creek, in Hannibal, Missouri.
REQUESTOR’S PROPOSED ACTION: The proposed project would involve removing and replacing the existing horizontal alignment of Bridge A1044. The A1044 Bridge crosses over the Hannibal, MO Floodwall near Levee Station 31+98. The vertical profile will be modified to shorten the bridge. The southern end of the bridge will remain at the same location, but the northern end of the bridge will be located between Church and Lyon Streets. The new bridge will be lower than the existing bridge; however, no physical changes to the floodwall are being proposed.
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