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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
WATER AND SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION
1800 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21230

   

Notice of Applications Received for State Permits

 

May 1, 2018 

 
The Water and Science Administration has received the applications listed below.  A preliminary review has indicated that the listed projects may be subject to the opportunity for a public hearing once the application is substantially complete.  Projects may be significantly altered during the review process.  The applications and related information are available for inspection and copying.  You may also request written notice of any hearing opportunity by having your name placed on the interested persons list for each project in which you are interested.  To inspect the file or to have your name placed on the interested persons list, contact the assigned division at the telephone number indicated below no later than June 1, 2018.
   
 

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

Allegany County
 
201860605/18-NT-3106:  ALLEGANY COUNTY, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, Maryland 21502, has applied to construct an entrance onto Laurelhurst Boulevard from US 220 including paved roadway, utility extensions and storm water management.  The project will permanently impact 4,545 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland and 10,505 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The project is adjacent to a tributary to the North Branch Potomac River (Use III).  The applicant has proposed to construct wetland on an adjacent property to satisfy required mitigation.  The project is located on US 220 across from Barton Park Drive in Allegany County.  For more information, please contact Matthew Radcliffe at matt.radcliffe@maryland.gov. or 301-689-1492.  Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
 
Garrett County
 
 201860076/18-NT-3022:  MARYLAND STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, 707 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, has applied to replace four existing metal cross pipes, widen a ditch, and relocate an unnamed tributary to Gap Run along the meander bend of MD 42 at Klotz Road.  The project will include replacement of three, 18-inch Crumpler Plastic Pipes with three, 18-inch Reinforced Concrete Pipes, replacement of a 15-inch Corrugated Metal Pipe with an 18-inch Reinforced Concrete Pipe, creation of a 40-foot trench drain, regrading of a V-ditch to a stable trapezoidal channel, and placement of a temporary stream diversion.  The project will permanently impact 478 linear feet of waterways and 1,293 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer.  The project will temporarily impact 24 linear feet of waterways, 93 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, and 3,710 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer.  This project is proposed on unnamed tributaries to Gap Run (Use III).  The project is located along MD 42 at the intersection with Klotz Road in Friendsville, Garrett County.  Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by May 31, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Ed Tinney, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at ed.tinney@maryland.gov or 410-462-9364.  Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
 

Tidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3837

Caroline County
 
201860363/18-WL-0201: CAROLINE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, 107 South Fourth Street, Denton, Maryland 21629, has applied to mechanically maintenance dredge a 64-foot long by 36-foot wide area to a depth of 6 feet at mean low water and to deposit approximately 400 cubic yards of dredged material at the Choptank Dredge Material Placement Site on Poplar Neck Road in Choptank, Maryland; and to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access at Ganeys Wharf.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Choptank River at the end of Ganeys Wharf Road, Preston, Maryland 21655 in Caroline County. For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.
 
Talbot County
 
201762251/17-WL-1254: PIER STREET LLC AND DOCS SUNSET GRILLE, 104 West Pier Street, Oxford, Maryland 21654, has applied to expand an existing marina by constructing 3, 3-foot wide by 20-foot long finger piers and 11 mooring piles to create 6 additional slips, all extending a maximum of 30 feet channelward of the mean high water line.  The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Tred Avon River at 104 West Pier Street, Oxford, Maryland 21654 in Talbot County.  For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.

 201860141/18-WL-0072: MILES-A-WAY FARM, LLC, 832 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402, has applied to construct a living shoreline consisting of one 90-foot long low profile sand containment structure, backfilled and graded with 251 cubic yards of sand and cobble, and planted with 1,685 square feet of marsh vegetation extending a maximum of 109 feet channelward of the mean high water line; one 63-foot long low-profile sand containment structure, backfilled and graded with 91 cubic yards of sand and cobble, and planted with 637 square feet of marsh vegetation extending a maximum of 42 feet channelward of the mean high water line; and one 35-foot long by 22-foot wide stone groin extending a maximum of 35 feet channelward of the mean high water line.  The purpose of this project is to control shoreline erosion.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Miles River at 10443 Sherwood Manor Drive, Claiborne, Maryland 21624 in Talbot County.  For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.
 
Worcester County
 
201860360/18-GL-0200: THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, 707 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, has applied to replace State Highway Administration (SHA) Bridge No. 1901000, a 48-foot long and 33-foot and 7-inch wide triple-span steel stringer bridge, with a 55-foot long and 37-foot wide single-span prestressed concrete slab bridge; to dredge a 669 square foot area to a depth of 10 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 93 cubic yards of material on an approved upland disposal site; and to install rip rap protection at the abutments of the replacement bridge a maximum of 3 feet channelward of the mean high water line.  The purpose of the project is to replace the structurally deficient bridge to meet current safety standards.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Dividing Creek at the MD 364 bridge crossing in Somerset and Worcester Counties, Maryland.   For more information, please contact Ed Tinney at ed.tinney@maryland.gov or at 410-462-9364.