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PROPOSED ALTERATION TO A FEDERAL CIVIL WORKS PROJECT, 408-LRC-2017-0004

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHICAGO DISTRICT
Published Feb. 18, 2021
Expiration date: 3/10/2021

Below is a summary of the public notice. For a complete copy of the notice, with map, please download the file.

PUBLIC NOTICE/APPLICATION NUMBER: LRC-2016-529; 408-LRC-2017-0004

COMMENT PERIOD BEGINS:

February 8, 2021

COMMENT PERIOD EXPIRES:

March 10, 2021

APPLICANT:

Chris Beck Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) 33 East U.S. Highway 12 Chesterton, Indiana 46304

PROPOSED ACTION:

Proposal to discharge fill material into 2.5 acres of waters of the U.S. for expansion of NICTD rail line. Construction will occur within the existing rail corridor running from Dyer to Hammond along the Indiana-Illinois State line. (see attached drawings). A detailed description of this proposal is provided on page 2 of this notice.

LOCATION OF PROPOSED ACTION:

Location is the existing CSXT/NICTD railroad corridor from Main Street in Dyer to just North of the Grand Calumet River in Hammond at the Indiana state line (see attached location map) Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army permit for the activity described herein and as shown on the attached drawings.

COMMENTS:

You are invited to provide your comments by March 10, 2021 on the proposed work, which will become part of the record and will be considered in the decision. A permit will be issued or denied under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 403) and Section 404 Action of the Clean Water Act of 1972(33 U.S.C. 1344)

Comments shall be emailed to: Brielle.k.cummings@usace.army.mil Subject: LRC-2016-529 West Lake Corridor, NICTD Public Notice Comment