Texas Historical Commission
This report documents the substantive findings and management recommendations of a cultural resource inventory conducted by Integrated Environmental Solutions, LLC (IES) for the Grapevine Creek Bank Stabilization Project, Dallas County, Texas. As the City of Coppell is a political subdivision of the State of Texas, the proposed project will require coordination with the Texas Historical Commission (THC) prior to construction, per the provisions of the Antiquities Code of Texas (ACT). In addition, as the project will require a Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) Nationwide Permit (NWP) 13 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), portions of the project will be subject to the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, as amended.
The goal of the survey was to locate, identify, and assess any cultural resources that could be adversely affected by the proposed project, and to evaluate such resources for their potential eligibility for listing as a State Antiquities Landmark (SAL) or eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).
The cultural resources inventory was conducted by archeologist Anne Gibson on 06 June 2017, under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 8046. During the IES survey, no cultural resources were encountered within the 0.30-acre Area of Potential Effects.
No artifacts were collected as part of this survey. All records will be temporarily curated at the IES McKinney office and permanently curated at the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory (TARL). No further work is warranted. However, if any cultural resources are unearthed during construction, the operators should stop construction activities, and immediately contact the project environmental representative to initiate coordination with the THC prior to resuming any construction activities.
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