Signed Director's Reports
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|A Director's Report, signed by the USACE Director of Civil Works, is developed when the recommended water resources project is within the scope of existing authorization.|
Albeni Falls Dam (AFD) Fish Passage Project, Bonner County, Idaho Director's Report
Recommendation of budgeting for a plan to reestablish upstream habitat connectivity to provide bull trout populations access to critical habitat above and below AFD based on authorization under Section 204 of the Flood Control Act of 1950 (Public Law 81-516).
Barrow, Alaska Coastal Erosion Section 116 Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment Director's Report
Recommendation of a non-NED plan based on a Cost Effective/Incremental Cost Analysis (CE/ICA), which was based on a "community resilience unit" (CRU) metric and which measured relative changes in various economic, social/cultural, and environmental metrics. This alternative plan would reduce flooding and erosion impacts across all six reaches in the entire five mile study area, and address not only potential economic impacts in the project area under a future without project condition, but address additional cultural and environmental impacts as well. The study was conducted based on authorization under Section 116 of the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (EWDRAAA) of 2010.
Dry Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Report and Integrated Environmental Assessment, California Director's Report
Recommendation of a National Ecosystem Restoration (NER) plan consisting of 2.6 river miles of habitat restoration spread out along 14 miles of lower Dry Creek in Sonoma and Marin Counties, CA based on authorization under Section 1028 of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014 (33 U.S.C. 2283b).
Kenai Bluffs Bank Stabilization Section 116 Feasibility Study, Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (FIFREA) Director's Report
Recommendation of a National Economic Development (NED) plan, which consists of constructing an armor-stoned berm as a line of protection along approximately 5,000 lineal feet of receding coastal bluff on the western coast of the Kenai Peninsula, based on authorization under Section 116 of the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (EWDRAAA) of 2010.
Mount Saint Helens (MSH) Long Term Sediment Management Plan Update, Final Limited Reevaluation Report (FLRR) and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Director's Report
Recommendation a Phased Construction Plan consisting of two incremental SRS spillway crest raises, grade-building structures, as-needed dredging in the Cowlitz River, and Adaptive management at the mouth of Alder Creek to maintain authorized levels of flood risk reduction. The MSH project remains an open construction project that was authorized by Congress under the Supplemental Appropriations Act of August 15, 1985 (Public Law 99-88).
Pajaro River Flood Risk Management Study, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties, California Director's Report
Recommendation of a National Economic Development Plan (NED) which would reduce the flood risk to the City of Watsonville, the Town of Pajaro, and adjacent agricultural areas. The report was prepared pursuant to the Flood Control Act of 1966, Section 203, Public Law 89-789. The purpose of this project is to increase the level of flood protection being provided by the flood risk management project completed in 1949 by USACE pursuant to Section 10 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, Public Law 78-534.
Passaic River Floodway Buyout, Passaic County, New Jersey Director's Report
Recommendation for the voluntary buyout and removal of 18 homes from the state-defined floodway in Passaic County, New Jersey, to reduce flood risk and produce average annual benefits of $241,000 at FY2019 price levels.
Passaic River Tidal Protection Area, New Jersey, Coastal Storm Risk Management Project Director's Report
Recommendation to manage the risk of coastal storm damages in the Passaic River Tidal Protection Area by construction of six floodwall segments, one levee segment, eight gates (project alignment), and associated interior drainage features. The project alignment totals 4,850 linear feet and addresses the most critical and vulnerable portion of the authorized study area, the City of Newark, NJ.
The Willamette Falls Locks (WFL), Willamette River Oregon Section 216 Disposition Study Director's Report
Recommendation of budgeting for operation and maintenance activities to prepare WFL for deauthorization and disposition based on authorization under Section 216 of the Flood Control Act of December 31, 1970 (Public Law 91-611). This recommendation is based on evidence that the current WFL no longer serves its federally authorized purpose and is recommended for Congressional deauthorization and disposal.
Carolina Beach, North Carolina Integrated Beach Renourishment Evaluation Report and Environmental Assessment Director's Report
Recommended of a National Economic Development (NED) plan, which is a continuation of the existing Carolina Beach CSRM project portion for a 15-year period from 2022 to 2036 using Carolina Beach Inlet as the borrow source. The recommended plan consists of approximately 14,000 feet of ocean shoreline fronting the majority of the Town of Carolina Beach, together with a storm berm. The dune and berm extend about 14,000 feet along the beachfront from the northern to the southern limits of Carolina Beach.
San Luis Rey Flood Control Project, San Diego County, California, Post-Authorization Change Report
This Post-Authorization Change Report presents a revised cost estimate and updated economic analysis of the San Luis Rey Flood Control Project, San Diego County, California project authorized project in order to request authorization of a new project cost. The increase in cost is needed to complete the remaining functional elements of the project so the non-federal sponsor can assume OMRR&R of the complete project.
Whittier Navigation Improvements Whittier, Alaska Feasibility Study, Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA) Director's Report
Recommendation of a National Economic Development (NED) plan, which is comprised of a north-facing breakwater, maneuvering basin, and four-lane launch ramp in the Whittier small boat harbor, based on authorization under Section 204 of the Flood Control Act of 1948. Construction of the project, if determined to be feasible, is authorized by Section 5007 of Public Law 119-114, the Water Resources Development Act of 2007.
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina Coastal Storm Risk Management Project Integrated Validation Report and Environmental Assessment
Recommendation of an increase of the authorized project cost for the Wrightsville Beach coastal storm risk management project based on a revised validation report.