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Public Notice

May 23, 2012

Proposed Action



South Holston Reservoir, Washington County, Virginia


TVA is considering a request to grant a permanent easement over approximately 2.46 acres of land on South Holston Reservoir at South Fork Holston River mile 66.2 in Washington County, Va. TVA is seeking public comments as part of an environmental review prior to deciding on the easement.

The easement has been requested by the Virginia Department of Transportation for the purpose of constructing a new two-lane concrete bridge to replace the existing Avens Bridge on State Route 670. The new bridge will be located just upstream of the existing bridge and will add capacity and improve vertical and horizontal bridge clearances.

TVA is interested in receiving comments on the potential for the proposed action to affect the environment or historic properties and to identify any other issues associated with this proposal. The comments will be used to identify issues to be addressed in the environmental review for the proposed easement.

Any comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and will be available for public inspection. All written comments on this proposed action must be received on or before June 22, 2012. Written comments may be mailed to the address below or emailed to For additional information, please contact:

Konnie K. Lewis
Tennessee Valley Authority
106 Tri Cities Business Park Drive
Gray, TN 37615
Phone: 423-467-3853
Fax: 423-467-3815



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