Notice: Notice and Opportunity to Comment on Requests for Consistency - Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
On January 10, 1997, the State of Texas received federal approval of the Coastal Management Program (CMP) (62 Federal Register pp. 1439 - 1440). Under federal law, federal agency activities and actions affecting the Texas coastal zone must be consistent with the CMP goals and policies identified in 31 TAC Chapter 26. Requests for federal consistency review were deemed administratively complete for the following project(s) during the period of May 8, 2023 to May 12, 2023. As required by federal law, the public is given an opportunity to comment on the consistency of proposed activities in the coastal zone undertaken or authorized by federal agencies. Pursuant to 31 TAC §§30.25, 30.32, and 30.41, the public comment period extends 30 days from the date published on the Texas General Land Office web site. The notice was published on the web site on Monday, May 22, 2023. The public comment period for this project will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.
FEDERAL AGENCY ACTIVITIES:
Applicant: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
Location: The project site is located at Horseshoe Lake near Port Bolivar, Galveston County, Texas.
Project Description: The applicant proposes to replace the existing bridge on State Loop 108 at Horseshoe Lake (CSJ 0367-07-009). The State Loop 108 bridge was constructed in 1962 and is a two-lane roadway, which includes one, 12-foot lane in each direction with 3-foot outside shoulders. The proposed facility would include a two-lane roadway with 12-foot lanes and 8-foot shoulders in each direction on the bridge. The shoulders of the bridged section would vary from 3 to 8 feet. The drainage would remain direct flow to Horseshoe Lake. The project would extend approximately 0.017 mile along State Loop 108 and would take place within the existing 130-foot right-of-way (ROW).
Type of Application: TxDOT U.S. Coast Guard Bridge Permit Exemption Request.
CMP Project No: 23-1250-F2
Further information on the applications listed above, including a copy of the consistency certifications or consistency determinations for inspection, may be obtained from the Texas General Land Office Public Information Officer at 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701, or via email at email@example.com. Comments should be sent to the Texas General Land Office Coastal Management Program Coordinator at the above address or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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