US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

CORPS SEEKS COMMENTS ON DOCUMENTS RELATED TO FLOOD RISK REDUCTION STUDY IN RUSSELLVILLE

Published June 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Army Corps of Engineers' Little Rock District is seeking public comments through July 27 on environmental documents relating to a flood risk reduction study along Prairie Creek and tributaries in Russellville, Ark.

The proposed work would widen a 2.2 mile portion of Prairie Creek and widen the channel at the Union Pacific’s railroad bridge at Engineer’s Ditch to reduce flooding in the area.

The documents are a Draft Feasibility Report, a Draft Environmental Assessment and a Draft Finding of No Significant Impact.  The draft documents indicate the proposed work would cause no significant adverse effects to the human environment, and an Environmental Impact Statement would not be required.

The documents can be reviewed on the Internet at http://www.swl.usace.army.mil/Missions/Planning/PrairieCreek,Russellville,Arkansas.aspx.

Written comments should be mailed to the Planning & Environmental Division, Little Rock Engineer District, P. O. Box 867, Little Rock, Ark., 72203-0867.  Faxed to 501-324-5605, ATTN: Robert Singleton; or, email your comments to Robert.Singleton@usace.army.mil.  Comments must be post marked by July 27 to become part of the official record. 

For more information, call Bob Singleton of the Little Rock District at 501-324-5018.


Contact
Laurie Driver
501-324-5551

Release no. 15-056