Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District
- Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District


Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Haught Run Campground Decommissioning Project
EA
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/11/2016
Est. Comment Period
07/2016
Expected: 10/2016 10/2016 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: The Haught Run CG has been impacted by bank erosion along the Little Muskingum River and has been under an emergency closure since 2014. The proposed action would permanently close and rehabilitate the site and a portion of the Covered Bridge Trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48925
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located along the Little Muskingum River in Ludlow and Independence Townships, Washington County, Ohio, and is part of the Marietta Unit of the Athens Ranger District.
Hune Bridge Low-Water Crossing Replacement Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/28/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Rachel Orwan
740-753-0101
rorwan@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to provide a safer crossing for the public into the Hune Bridge Campground and improve conditions in the waterway by removing sediment and providing for upstream and downstream movement of aquatic organisms like fish.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49758
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located at the Hune Bridge Campground, along the Little Muskingum River in the Marietta Unit of the Wayne National Forest; in Lawrence Township, Washington County, Ohio.
North Country Trail Reroute Project
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/05/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0527
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would provide for a more scenic and safer trail by rerouting segments of the North Country Trail off of public roads and other segments to more maintainable locations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49429
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Monroe, Perry, Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable Washington Twp, Monroe Co, near the community of Graysville; Ludlow and Grandview Twps, Washington Co, near the community of Bloomfield; and Monday Cr Twp, Perry Co, near the community of Shawnee.
Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Buckeye Rural Powerline Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/25/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Joseph Wood
740-534-6533
josephbwood@fs.fed.us
Description: Buckeye Rural's permit is expiring. There are existing power lines all over the Ironton District. They have applied for a permit, which will authorize them for another 30 years. There will be no ground disturbances, only an administrative change.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49532
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Gallia, Lawrence, Scioto. LEGAL - T2N,R18W Sec.36; T3N,R18W Sec.4,8,23,33; T4N,R17W Sec.3,12,16,18-21,30,32; T4N,R18&19W Sec.31&36; T4N,R18W Sec.25;T4N,R19W Sec.27;T5N,R16W Sec.29;T5N,R17W Sec.1,10,15,18,33;T6N,R17W Sec.13,17,24,25,31 Various location
Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/11/2015
Est. Comment Period
04/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Carol Boll
740-534-6500
ceboll@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to construct approximately 5 miles of trail including bridges. The goal is to connect the Hanging Rock ATV trails south of SR 650 to the Superior ATV trails north of CR 27.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38518
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Not Applicable The location is Lawrence County, Elizabeth Township, Sec 10, 16, 17, & 19 T2N R18W.
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