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Corps to hold public meeting for Langdon Bend Habitat Project in Nemaha

Published June 30, 2016

OMAHA, NE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will hold a public meeting on the draft project implementation report (PIR) with integrated environmental assessment (EA) for the Langdon Bend Interception and Rearing Complex Habitat Project in Nemaha County.

The meeting will be held Monday, July 11, at the Auburn High School gym, 1829 Central Ave., Auburn, NE 68305. Doors will open to the public at 6 p.m.; the meeting will run until 8 p.m. It will be an open-house format; Corps staff will be available to speak to attendees one on one.

The project consists of excavating and dredging approximately 566,000 cubic yards of silty sand to create a 4,500-foot-long top-width widening project that interfaces with the main channel of the Missouri River. The project is located approximately two miles east of the town of Nemaha between River Miles 529 and 532 on the Langdon Bend reach of the Missouri River.

The public is encouraged to provide comments on the PIR/EA at the meeting or by mail to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, Attn: CENWO-PM-AC; 1616 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska 68102 or email to cenwo-planning@usace.army.mil.

Comments must be postmarked or received by July 20, 2016.

The public meeting date or location may change based on inclement weather or exceptional circumstances. If the meeting date or location is changed, the Corps will issue a press release and post it on the web at www.nwo.usace.army.mil to announce the updated meeting details.

For more information about the project visit http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Planning/Project-Reports/Article/805142/project-implementation-report-with-integrated-tiered-environmental-assessment-f/

Rebecca Podkowka

Release no. 20160630-002