U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, (Corps) and the New Mexico
Environment Department’s Surface Water Quality Bureau (SWQB) are evaluating an
application for the New Mexico 434 Roadway Improvement Project (NM 434), located
near Guadalupita, Mora
County, New Mexico, which would result in
both temporary and permanent impacts both wetlands and non-wetland (other)
waters of the United States (WoUS)
including Coyote Creek, Big Blue Creek and an unnamed tributary to
Coyote Creek. This notice is to inform
interested parties of the proposed activity and to solicit comments.
This application is being evaluated under Sections 404 and 401 of the Clean
Water Act (CWA) for the discharge of dredged or fill material in WoUS. State water quality certification is provided
under the authority of 20.6.2 New Mexico Administrative Code.
David E. Trujillo, P.E.
District 4 Engineer
New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)
PO Box 10
Las Vegas, NM 87701
LOCATION: The project site is located on
or near Coyote and Big Blue Creeks, as
described below and on the attached figures, on NM 434 between mileposts 17.24
and 19.66. Beginning coordinates: UTM
479,149 E, 4,004,151 N. End coordinates:
UTM 478, 892E, 4,007,794 N.