Coast Guard requests comments concerning Burnside Bridge Project

SEATTLE — The commander, Coast Guard 13th District has received a request for a preliminary navigation determination from Multnomah County in preparation for compiling a Coast Guard bridge permit application for the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge project (EQRB).

The EQRB project is the replacement for the current Burnside Highway Bridge (LLNR 14955.4). At the request of the Coast Guard, Multnomah County in Oregon has prepared a navigation impact report for the EQRB. Based upon information in the navigation impact report the Coast Guard will issue a preliminary navigation determination as detailed in the subject public notice.

This public notice is soliciting for comments exclusively related to navigation. The public is highly encouraged to carefully review this notice and provide comments with regard to the proposed bridge’s ability to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.

Public Notice 08-19 is available at Comments will be received for the record at the office of: Commander (dpw), Thirteenth Coast Guard District, 915 2nd Ave, Rm 3510, Seattle, WA or via email at or by telephone (if unable to submit comments in writing) by calling 206-220-7282. Comments should be sent to arrive on or before Jan. 17, 2020.

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