Issue Date: September 24, 2021
Expiration Date: October 9, 2021
Corps Reference: Multnomah County 40-Mile Loop (Marine Drive Trail) Geotechnical Investigations 408 Review
Portland District is reviewing the Multnomah County 40-Mile Loop (Marine Drive Trail) Geotechnical Investigations which proposes to gather additional geotechnical data for a design to widening the Marine Drive Trail and laying of asphaltic concrete (AC) along the Blue Lake Park Trail segment in Troutdale, Oregon.
Alteration of a federally authorized project: This proposed project is being conducted along the levee crest of the Multnomah County Drainage District No. 1 levee system between Stations 68+00 and Station 106+50 and may alter the federal levee and therefore require authorization from the Corps, pursuant to 33 USC 408 (Section 408). Section 408 provides authority to the Secretary of the Army to grant permission for the alteration or modification of Corps federal civil works projects when, in the judgment of the Secretary, such alteration or modification will not be injurious to the public interest and will not impair the usefulness of the project.
Consideration of Comments: The Corps is soliciting comments specific to this project from the public, federal, state and local agencies and officials, and other interested parties. Comments will be considered in determining whether it would be in the public interest to proceed with this action.
All comments received will become part of the official record and are subject to public release under the Freedom of Information Act including any personally identifiable information such as names, phone numbers, and addresses.
Comments: Interested parties may submit, in writing, any comments directed specifically to this proposal and not to other regulatory processes administered by the Corps or other government agencies pertaining to the 40-Mile Loop (Marine Drive Trail) Geotechnical Investigations.
Comments should refer to PM-F- 40-Mile Loop (Marine Drive Trail) Geotechnical Investigations - 2021 and the date of this Public Notice (September 24, 2021), and be electronically submitted by the comment due date (October 9, 2021).
Comments must be sent electronically to email@example.com. Message subject MUST SAY: Public Notice PM-F- 40-Mile Loop (Marine Drive Trail) Geotechnical Investigations - 2021.
Alternatively, comments can be sent and be postmarked by the comment due date (October 9, 2021):
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District
ATTN: Ms. Sally Bird-Gauvin
P.O. Box 2946
Portland, Oregon 97208-2946.
For additional information, please send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, attention to: Sally Bird-Gauvin. This public notice is issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District.