Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina, 40358-40359 [E7-14324]

Download as PDF 40358 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 24, 2007 / Notices The meeting will be held August 1–2, 2007 from 9–5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036, ARINC & Garmin Rooms. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (1) RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) 833–9434; Web site http://www.rtca.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given or a Special Committee 210, Cabin Management Systems meeting. 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Persons mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:50 Jul 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Manager, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), 1 South Wilmington Street (Delivery), 1548 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699–1548; Telephone: (919) 733– 3141; e-mail: gthorpe@dot.state.nc.us. NCDOT–PDEA Branch Office’s normal Issued in Washington, DC, on July 3, 2007. business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Francisco Estrada C., (Eastern Time). Jennifer Frye, RTCA Advisory Committee. Regulatory Project Manager, Wilmington [FR Doc. 07–3610 Filed 7–23–07; 8:45 am] Field Office, U.S. Army Corps of BILLING CODE 4910–13–M Engineers, P.O. 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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington Federal Highway Administration Field Office normal business hours are Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). on Proposed Highway in North SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is Carolina hereby given that FHWA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency AGENCY: Federal Highway actions by issuing licenses, permits, and Administration (FHWA), DOT. approvals for the following highway ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions by FHWA, project in the State of North Carolina: Replacement of Bridge No. 198, Federal United States Army Corps of Engineers Aid No. BRS–1813(1), from the island to (USACE), and other Federal agencies. the mainland portions in the Town of SUMMARY: This notice announces actions Sunset Beach in the County of taken by the FHWA, the USACE, and Brunswick in the State of North other Federal agencies that are final Carolina, also known as Transportation within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. Improvement Program Project B–0682. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a The project involves construction of a proposed highway project, replacement new high-level, fixed-span bridge of Bridge No. 198 on Secondary Road located approximately 150 feet (45.7 1172 (SR 1172) over the Atlantic meters) west of the existing pontoon Intracoastal Waterway from the island to bridge. The proposed length of the mainland portions in the Town of replacement bridge will be 2,563 feet. Sunset Beach in the County of There will be a minimum vertical Brunswick in the State of North clearance of 65 feet (19.8 meters) over Carolina, also known as Transportation the entirety of the 90-foot-wide (27.4Improvement Program Project B–0682. meter-wide) channel maintained by the Those actions grant licenses, permits, USACE. The proposed span over the and approvals for the project. channel would be of sufficient length to DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is provide a minimum of 180 feet (54.9 advising the public of final agency meters) of horizontal clearance between actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A the bridge footings. The actions by the claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agencies, and the laws under Federal agency actions that are covered which actions were taken are described by this notice will be barred unless the in the Final Environmental Impact claim is filed on or before 180 days after Statement (FEIS) approved on October publication of this notice in the Federal 30, 1997, in the Record of Decision Register. If the Federal law that (ROD) issued on August 27, 1999, in authorizes judicial review of a claim other documents in the FHWA provides a time period of less than 180 administrative record, and in the days for filing such claim, then that USACE decisions and its administrative shorter time period still applies. record for the project, referenced as USACE Permit No. SAW–1993–88–010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: These documents in the FHWA Clarence W. Coleman, P.E., Operations administrative record file are available Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, 310 New Bern Avenue, by contacting the FHWA, USACE, or NCDOT at the addresses provided Raleigh, North Carolina 27601–1418; above, and can be viewed at the offices Telephone: (919) 856–4350; e-mail: clarence.coleman@fhwa.dot.gov. FHWA of NCDOT–PDEA Branch, 1 South North Carolina Division Office’s normal Wilmington Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This notice applies to all USACE and (Eastern Time). Gregory J. Thorpe, other Federal agency actions and Ph.D., Project Development and Environmental Analysis (PDEA) Branch decisions as of the issuance date of this PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 24, 2007 / Notices notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)]. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 319]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], Anadromous Fish Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757(a)– 757(g)], Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712], Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)–11]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469–469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– 2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]. 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601–4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6)]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271–1287]; Emergency Wetlands Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931]; TEA–21 Wetlands Mitigation [23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(m), 133(b)(11)]; Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001–4128]. 8. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601–9675]; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k)]. 9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:50 Jul 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species. (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.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued on: July 18, 2007. Clarence W. Coleman, Operations Engineer, Raleigh, North Carolina. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 24, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40358-40359]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-14324]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
North Carolina

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions 
by FHWA, United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and other 
Federal agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA, the USACE, 
and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 
U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, 
replacement of Bridge No. 198 on Secondary Road 1172 (SR 1172) over the 
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway from the island to mainland portions in 
the Town of Sunset Beach in the County of Brunswick in the State of 
North Carolina, also known as Transportation Improvement Program 
Project B-0682. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals 
for the project.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review 
of the Federal agency actions that are covered by this notice will be 
barred unless the claim is filed on or before 180 days after 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register. If the Federal law 
that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of 
less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period 
still applies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clarence W. Coleman, P.E., Operations 
Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, 310 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, 
North Carolina 27601-1418; Telephone: (919) 856-4350; e-mail: 
clarence.coleman@fhwa.dot.gov. FHWA North Carolina Division Office's 
normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). Gregory J. 
Thorpe, Ph.D., Project Development and Environmental Analysis (PDEA) 
Branch Manager, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), 1 
South Wilmington Street (Delivery), 1548 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, 
North Carolina 27699-1548; Telephone: (919) 733-3141; e-mail: 
gthorpe@dot.state.nc.us. NCDOT-PDEA Branch Office's normal business 
hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). Jennifer Frye, Regulatory 
Project Manager, Wilmington Field Office, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 
P.O. Box 1890, Wilmington, North Carolina 28402-1890; Telephone: (910) 
251-4923; e-mail: Jennifer.S.Frye@usace.army.mil. U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers' Wilmington Field Office normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 
5 p.m. (Eastern Time).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA and other 
Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing licenses, 
permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State 
of North Carolina: Replacement of Bridge No. 198, Federal Aid No. BRS-
1813(1), from the island to the mainland portions in the Town of Sunset 
Beach in the County of Brunswick in the State of North Carolina, also 
known as Transportation Improvement Program Project B-0682. The project 
involves construction of a new high-level, fixed-span bridge located 
approximately 150 feet (45.7 meters) west of the existing pontoon 
bridge. The proposed length of the replacement bridge will be 2,563 
feet. There will be a minimum vertical clearance of 65 feet (19.8 
meters) over the entirety of the 90-foot-wide (27.4-meter-wide) channel 
maintained by the USACE. The proposed span over the channel would be of 
sufficient length to provide a minimum of 180 feet (54.9 meters) of 
horizontal clearance between the bridge footings. The actions by the 
Federal agencies, and the laws under which actions were taken are 
described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) approved 
on October 30, 1997, in the Record of Decision (ROD) issued on August 
27, 1999, in other documents in the FHWA administrative record, and in 
the USACE decisions and its administrative record for the project, 
referenced as USACE Permit No. SAW-1993-88-010. These documents in the 
FHWA administrative record file are available by contacting the FHWA, 
USACE, or NCDOT at the addresses provided above, and can be viewed at 
the offices of NCDOT-PDEA Branch, 1 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, 
North Carolina.
    This notice applies to all USACE and other Federal agency actions 
and decisions as of the issuance date of this

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notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but 
not limited to:
    1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)].
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) 
[23 U.S.C. 319].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], 
Anadromous Fish Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757(a)-757(g)], Fish and 
Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty 
Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712], Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.].
    5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 
470(aa)-11]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 
469-469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act 
(NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001-3013].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 
1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201-4209].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Land and Water Conservation Fund 
(LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601-4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 
300(f)-300(j)(6)]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271-1287]; 
Emergency Wetlands Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931]; TEA-21 
Wetlands Mitigation [23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(m), 133(b)(11)]; Flood 
Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001-4128].
    8. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601-9675]; 
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901-6992(k)].
    9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 
Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address 
Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income 
Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural 
Resources; E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; 
E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental 
Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species.

(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.)

    Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1).

    Issued on: July 18, 2007.
Clarence W. Coleman,
Operations Engineer, Raleigh, North Carolina.
[FR Doc. E7-14324 Filed 7-23-07; 8:45 am]
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