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Title
Brown Bridge Dam Removal Finding of No Significant Impact
Creator
Charlie Wooley
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, Library, Water Resources Collections and Archives
Collection
Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)
Rights Information
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Description
Scope/Content: Abstract: PROPOSED ACTION The four dams (Brown Bridge, Boardman, Sabin and Union Street) on the Boardman River System (the Boardman Dams) are aging structures that are damaging the ecosystem of the project area. The proposed action considered in this Environmental Assessment (EA) is to remove Brown Bridge Dam and promote the restoration of the Boardman River and its associated bottomlands. The proposed action will increase habitat continuity and restore the thermal and hydrologic regime of the Boardman River to be consistent with a coldwater river. At Brown Bridge Dam, it is estimated that the restored river channel would be approximately 11,900 linear feet, with total functional benefits (e.g., flow and sediment transport processes upstream of Brown Bridge Pond) to approximately 17,000 linear feet of river.
Scope/Content: Dam type: concrete
Scope/Content: Dam type: earth fill
Scope/Content: Dam type: earthen
Scope/Content: Length: 1,800 ft
Scope/Content: Date constructed: 1921.
Type
text
Identifier
ark:/86086/n2s75fxw
1393
Subject
Alternative analysis (e.g., feasibility studies, EIRs)
Dams
Dam retirement
Place
Boardman River, MI
Boardman Dams: Brown Bridge, Boardman, Sabin and Union Street

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