All interested parties are notified that the Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District has received a request for a Preliminary Navigation Determination for the proposed Hood River – White Salmon Highway Bridge Replacement Project. The Hood River-White Salmon Bridge replacement project (the Project; formerly named the State Route 35 [SR 35] Columbia River Crossing Project) would construct a replacement bridge and remove the existing bridge between White Salmon, Washington and Hood River, Oregon. This PN is soliciting for comments exclusively related to navigation. The public is highly encouraged to carefully review this notice, and attached diagrams and then provide comments with regard to the proposed bridge’s ability to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
The complete public notice (numbered 07-19) can be viewed and printed from the following website https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/D13BN or by calling, emailing, or mailing a request to the Coast Guard Bridge Administrator, Mr. Steven Fischer. Telephone (206)220-7282, or by mail at Commander (dpw), Thirteenth Coast Guard District, 910 2nd Avenue, Suite 3510, Seattle, WA or via email at D13-PF-D13BRIDGES@uscg.mil. Comments should be mailed to arrive on or before 13 December 2019. Comments received will be made part of the case record.