Coast Guard receives bridge permit application

SEATTLE — Rear Adm. David G. Throop, Commander of the Coast Guard’s Thirteenth District, has received a bridge permit application from the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD) requesting approval of location and plans for the replacement of a fixed pedestrian pack animal bridge over a navigable waterway of the United States, located on the Salmon River, waterway river mile 198 at 45°17′ 45.50″ North, 114°36’16.49″ West.

The proposed work is necessary to reconstruct the bridge that was destroyed by a land/rock slide in 2017. Public Notice 05-19 solicits comments and is available at

Mariners and all other interested parties (public, government) are requested to express their views, in writing, on the proposed bridge replacement project including its possible impact on navigation.

Parties wishing to make comments concerning the proposed project or to seek further information regarding the same should contact the Commander Thirteenth Coast Guard District, Attn: District Bridge Administrator (dpw) via email, phone, or written correspondence.

Such request should be sent to arrive on or before July 25, 2019.

The District Bridge Administrator is Mr. Steven Fischer and may be contacted at (206) 220-7282, by email at, or by mail at 915 Second Avenue, Suite 3510, Seattle, WA. 98174-1067.

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