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Biological Opinion - O’Connell Bridge Lightering Float Pile Replacement Project, Sitka, Alaska

May 21, 2019

Endangered Species Act Section 7(a)(2) Biological Opinion the removal and replacement of pilings at the O’Connell Bridge. NMFS Consultation Number: AKRO-2018-00245.

Biological Opinion on the O’Connell Bridge Lightering Float Pile Replacement, which includes the removal of six existing 16 -inch diameter piles, replacing them with six 16-inch diameter piles that are more deeply socketed at the O’Connell Bridge Lightering Float (float) located in Sitka Sound, Sitka, AK, so that it can be used by large vessels.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 04/01/2024

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