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NN-15-06 Knapps Narrows Public Meeting for Citizens Regarding Maintenance Dredging and Construction of Dredged Material Placement Site on the Knapps Narrows, Talbot County, Maryland

Posted: 8/14/2015

Expiration date: 8/25/2015


The Baltimore District of the Army Corps of Engineers is planning to perform maintenance dredging for the Federal navigation channel at Knapps Narrows, Talbot County, Maryland.  The proposed work consists of dredging the Knapps Narrows to its authorized depth of 9 feet (MLLW) and a width of 75 feet.  The Corps plans to hydraulically dredge approximately 100,000 cubic yards of material.  The dredged material will be placed via pipeline to the previously used upland site located on approximately 20 acres of the Donnell-Jones Farm. 

The Baltimore District will hold a public meeting for all concerned citizens.  The purpose of the meeting is to present the project, answer questions, and address concerns of the local community. Representatives from the Baltimore District Army Corps of Engineers and Talbot County will be present.  The meeting will be held on Monday August 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM at the Tilghman Island Fire Station located at 5996 Tilghman Island Rd, Tilghman, MD (See enclosed map).  The phone number for the Tilghman Island Fire Station is (410) 886-2677.  From 5:00 PM until 5:30 PM a presentation by the Corps will occur followed by  a question and answer session.

Dianne B. Edwardson

Chief, Operations Division