Notice To Rescind Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement: Benton County, MO, 9854 [06-1775]

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E6–2724 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P BILLING CODE 4910–22–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement: Boone County and the City of Columbia, MO Notice To Rescind Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement: Benton County, MO AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Rescind Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement (EIS) will be prepared for proposed improvements between the I–70 and State Route Z interchange and the U.S. Route 63 and State Route AC interchange in Boone County and the City of Columbia, Missouri. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Peggy J. Casey, Environmental Projects Engineer, FHWA Division Office, 3220 West Wedgewood, Suite H, Jefferson City, MO 65109, Telephone: (573) 638– 2620 or Mr. Dave Nichols, Director of Project Development, Missouri Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 270, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Telephone: (573) 751–4586. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), will prepare an EIS for a proposal for improvements between the I–70 and State Route Z interchange and the U.S. 63 and State Route AC interchange in Boone County and the City of Columbia, Missouri. A location study will run concurrently with the preparation of the EIS and will provide definitive reasonable alternatives for evaluation in the EIS. The proposed action will accomplish several goals: (1) Improve safety, (2) decrease congestion, and (3) support community regional development. The proposed project will include improvements to be located within a study area defined by U.S. Route 63 on the west, State Route PP (Clark Lane) on the north, State Route AC on the south, and State Route Z on the east. The study area is approximately 5 miles in length and 4 miles in width. Known potential impacts include residential and/or commercial relocations and access changes. A Department of Army Section AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that we are rescinding the Notice Of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed project in central Missouri. The NOI was published in the Federal Register on April 20, 1994. This rescission is based on a reduction in scope from the 1994 proposal to build a 17.5-mile, four-lane relocation of U.S. Route 65 in Benton County. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy J. Casey, Environmental Projects Engineer, FHWA Division Office, 3220 West Edgewood, Suite H, Jefferson City, MO 65109; Telephone: (573) 638–2620 or Mr. Kevin Keith, Chief Engineer, Missouri Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 270, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Telephone: (573) 751–2803. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This project as now proposed involves widening approximately 15 miles of U.S. Route 65 in Benton County, Missouri, from two lanes to four lanes with consideration of relocation in the vicinity of Lincoln. We will also consider a two plus one improvement, which calls for two lanes with the addition of a passing lane, where needed. The proposed project begins south of the Missouri Route 52 South Junction and proceeds southward to the Missouri Route 7 North Junction at Warsaw. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 38 (Monday, February 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 9854]
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[FR Doc No: 06-1775]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice To Rescind Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental 
Impact Statement: Benton County, MO

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Rescind Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact 
statement.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that we 
are rescinding the Notice Of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental 
impact statement (EIS) for a proposed project in central Missouri. The 
NOI was published in the Federal Register on April 20, 1994. This 
rescission is based on a reduction in scope from the 1994 proposal to 
build a 17.5-mile, four-lane relocation of U.S. Route 65 in Benton 
County.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy J. Casey, Environmental Projects 
Engineer, FHWA Division Office, 3220 West Edgewood, Suite H, Jefferson 
City, MO 65109; Telephone: (573) 638-2620 or Mr. Kevin Keith, Chief 
Engineer, Missouri Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 270, 
Jefferson City, MO 65102, Telephone: (573) 751-2803.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This project as now proposed involves 
widening approximately 15 miles of U.S. Route 65 in Benton County, 
Missouri, from two lanes to four lanes with consideration of relocation 
in the vicinity of Lincoln. We will also consider a two plus one 
improvement, which calls for two lanes with the addition of a passing 
lane, where needed. The proposed project begins south of the Missouri 
Route 52 South Junction and proceeds southward to the Missouri Route 7 
North Junction at Warsaw.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, 
Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing 
Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on 
Federal programs and activities apply to this program.)

    Issued on: February 14, 2006.
Peggy J. Casey,
Environmental Projects Engineer, Jefferson City.
[FR Doc. 06-1775 Filed 2-24-06; 8:45 am]
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