Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the Development and Extension of Runway 9R/27L and Other Associated Airport Projects at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), 38020-38021 [E8-15061]

Download as PDF 38020 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 128 / Wednesday, July 2, 2008 / Notices sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimates of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Issued in Washington, DC, on June 26, 2008. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. E8–15023 Filed 7–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the Development and Extension of Runway 9R/27L and Other Associated Airport Projects at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of availability and notice of 30-day public comment period. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this Notice of Availability to advise the public that a Final EIS will be available for public review beginning June 27, 2008. The document was prepared pursuant to a proposal presented to the FAA by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, the owner and operator of FLL and identified in the Final EIS as the Airport Sponsor, for environmental review. The FAA prepared this Final EIS to analyze and disclose potential environmental impacts related to possible Federal actions at FLL. Numerous Federal actions would be necessary if airfield development were to be implemented. Proposed improvements include Runway 9R/27L development and extension and other airfield projects (see below). The Final EIS presents the purpose and need for the proposed Federal action, analysis of reasonable VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:51 Jul 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 alternatives, including the No Action alternative, discussion of impacts for each reasonable alternative, the selection of the FAA’s Preferred Alternative, proposed mitigation, and supporting appendices. The Airport Sponsor proposes to redevelop and expand Runway 9R/27L to an overall length of 8,000 feet and width of 150 feet (the reconstructed runway would be equipped with an Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS) at both runway ends); elevate Runway 9R end and Runway 27L end to provide 34.74 feet of vertical clearance over the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway; construct a new full-length parallel taxiway 75 feet wide on the north side of Runway 9R/27L with separation of 400 feet from 9R/27L; construct an outer dual parallel taxiway that would be separated from the proposed north side parallel taxiway by 276 feet; construct connecting taxiways from the proposed full-length parallel taxiway to existing taxiways; construct a Category I Instrument Landing System (ILS) for landings on Runways 9R and 27L that includes a Medium Intensity Approach Light System with runway alignment indicator lights (MALSR), localizer, and glideslope. The Airport Sponsor also proposes to decommission Runway 13/31 and redevelop and expand terminal gate facilities. Connected actions associated with the Airport Sponsor’s Proposed Project include closing Airport Perimeter Road located within the approach to Runway 9R; relocate ASR–9; acquire all, or a portion, of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel (formerly Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel) and the Dania Boat Sales to the extent existing structures are within the Proposed Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) for extended Runway 9R/27L. Public Comment: The public comment period on the Final EIS starts June 27, 2008 and closes on July 28, 2008. Comments can only be accepted with the full name and address of the individual commenting. Mail and fax comments are to be submitted to Ms. Virginia Lane of the FAA, at the address shown in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All comments must be postmarked or faxed no later than midnight, Monday, July 28, 2008. The Final EIS may be reviewed for comment during regular business hours at the following locations: 1. Broward County Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Telephone: 954– 357–7000) 2. Broward County Library—Main Branch, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Telephone: 954– 354–7444) 3. Broward County Library—Fort Lauderdale Branch, 1300 E. Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Telephone: 954–765–4263) 4. Broward County Library— Hollywood Branch, 2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, FL 33020 (Telephone: 954–926–2430) 5. Broward County Library—Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch, 255 E. Dania Beach Boulevard, Dania Beach, FL 33004 (Telephone: 954–926–2420) 6. Broward County Library—Davie/ Cooper City Branch, 4600 SW 82nd Avenue, Davie, FL 33328 (Telephone: 954–680–0050) 7. Broward County Library— Lauderhill Towne Centre, 6399 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderhill, FL 33313 (Telephone: 954–497–1630) 8. Broward County Library—Stirling Road Branch, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33021 (Telephone: 954– 985–2689) 9. Broward County Library— Pembroke Pines/Walter C. Young Branch, 955 NW 129th Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 (Telephone: 954–437–2635) 10. Broward County Library—West Regional Branch, 8601 W. Broward Boulevard, Plantation, FL 33324 (Telephone: 954–831–3300) 11. Broward County Library—Sunrise Dan Pearl Branch, 10500 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise, FL 33351 (Telephone: 954–749–2521) 12. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Public Outreach Trailer, Broward County Aviation Department, 550 Northwest 10th Street, Dania Beach, FL 33315 (Telephone: 954–359–6977) 13. Broward County Administration Office, Broward County Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room 409, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Telephone: 954–357–7000) 14. Broward County Aviation Department, 100 Aviation Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 (Telephone: 954–359–6199) A CD version of the Final EIS document will also be available at the following public locations. Broward County will be providing an electronic copy of the Final EIS on the Broward County web site at http:// www.broward.org/airport/ 15. City of Lauderhill, Lauderhill City Hall, 2000 City Hall Drive, Lauderhill, FL 33313 (Telephone: 954–739–0100) 16. City of Pembroke Pines, Pembroke Pines City Hall, 10100 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 (Telephone: 954–431–4500) E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 128 / Wednesday, July 2, 2008 / Notices 17. City of Cooper City, Cooper City Hall, 9090 S.W. 50th Place, Cooper City, FL 33328 (Telephone: 954–434–4300) 18. City of Sunrise, 10770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351 (Telephone: 954–741–2580) 19. City of Fort Lauderdale, 100 N. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Telephone: 954–761–5000) 20. City of Plantation, Plantation City Hall, 400 N.W. 73rd Avenue, Plantation, FL 33317 (Telephone: 954–797–2221) 21. City of Hollywood, Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, FL 33020 (Telephone: 954– 921–3473) 22. City of Dania Beach, Dania Beach City Hall, 100 W. Dania Beach Boulevard, Dania Beach, FL 33004 (Telephone: 954–924–3600) 23. Town of Davie, Davie Town Hall, 6591 S.W. 45th Street, Davie, FL 33314 (Telephone: 954–797–1000) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments should be as specific as possible. Comments should address the contents of the Final EIS, such as the analysis of potential environmental impacts, the adequacy of the proposed action to meet the stated need, or the merits of the various alternatives. This commenting procedure is intended to ensure that substantive comments and concerns are made available to the FAA in a timely and effective manner, so that the FAA has an opportunity to address them. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Virginia Lane, FAA Orlando Airports District Office, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400, Orlando, Florida 32822–5024. Telephone: (407) 812– 6331, Fax: (407) 812–6978 Issued in Orlando, Florida on June 27, 2008. W. Dean Stringer, Manager, FAA Orlando Airports District Office. [FR Doc. E8–15061 Filed 7–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport, Brownsville, TX Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Request to Release Airport Property. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport under the SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:51 Jul 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). Comments must be received on or before August 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to the FAA at the following address: Mr. Mike Nicely, Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW–650, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Larry Brown, Director of Aviation, at the following address: City of Brownsville, Department of Aviation, 700 South Minnesota Avenue, Brownsville, Texas 78521–5721. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mike Nicely, Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW–650, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650, e-mail: Mike.Nicely@faa.gov, fax: (817) 222– 5989. The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this same location. DATES: The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at the Brownsville/ South Padre Island International Airport under the provisions of the AIR 21. On June 19, 2008, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport, submitted by the City, met the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 155. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, 30 days from the posting of this Federal Register Notice. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Brownsville requests the release of 5 acres of non-aeronautical airport property. The land is part of a War Assets Administration deed of airport property to the City in 1948. The funds generated by the release will be used for upgrading, maintenance, operation and development of the airport. Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other documents relevant to the application in person at the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38021 Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport, telephone number (956) 542–4373. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas on June 23, 2008. Kelvin L. Solco, Manager, Airports Division. [FR Doc. E8–15021 Filed 7–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Alaska Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), DoD, and other Federal Agencies. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by 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, the East Lynn Canal Highway, Alaska Route Number 7, from Echo Cove to Katz Point in the Haines and Juneau Boroughs, State of Alaska. Those actions grant a permit 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 December 29, 2008. 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: Tim Haugh, Environmental and Right-ofWay Programs Manager, FHWA Alaska Division, P.O. Box 21648, Juneau, Alaska 99802–1648; office hours 7 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. (AST), phone (907)586–7418; e-mail Tim.Haugh@fhwa.dot.gov. You may also contact Reuben Yost, Special Projects Manager, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), 6860 Glacier Highway, P.O. Box 112506, Juneau, Alaska 99811– 2506; office hours 8am–5pm (AST), phone (907)465–1774, e-mail Reuben.Yost@alaska.gov. On April 27, 2006, the FHWA published a ‘‘Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Alaska’’ in the Federal Register at Volume 71, Number SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 128 (Wednesday, July 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-15061]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement (Final EIS) for the Development and Extension of Runway 9R/
27L and Other Associated Airport Projects at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood 
International Airport (FLL)

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of availability and notice of 30-day public comment 
period.

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SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this Notice of Availability to advise the 
public that a Final EIS will be available for public review beginning 
June 27, 2008. The document was prepared pursuant to a proposal 
presented to the FAA by the Broward County Board of County 
Commissioners, the owner and operator of FLL and identified in the 
Final EIS as the Airport Sponsor, for environmental review.
    The FAA prepared this Final EIS to analyze and disclose potential 
environmental impacts related to possible Federal actions at FLL. 
Numerous Federal actions would be necessary if airfield development 
were to be implemented. Proposed improvements include Runway 9R/27L 
development and extension and other airfield projects (see below).
    The Final EIS presents the purpose and need for the proposed 
Federal action, analysis of reasonable alternatives, including the No 
Action alternative, discussion of impacts for each reasonable 
alternative, the selection of the FAA's Preferred Alternative, proposed 
mitigation, and supporting appendices.
    The Airport Sponsor proposes to redevelop and expand Runway 9R/27L 
to an overall length of 8,000 feet and width of 150 feet (the 
reconstructed runway would be equipped with an Engineered Materials 
Arresting System (EMAS) at both runway ends); elevate Runway 9R end and 
Runway 27L end to provide 34.74 feet of vertical clearance over the 
Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway; construct a new full-length parallel 
taxiway 75 feet wide on the north side of Runway 9R/27L with separation 
of 400 feet from 9R/27L; construct an outer dual parallel taxiway that 
would be separated from the proposed north side parallel taxiway by 276 
feet; construct connecting taxiways from the proposed full-length 
parallel taxiway to existing taxiways; construct a Category I 
Instrument Landing System (ILS) for landings on Runways 9R and 27L that 
includes a Medium Intensity Approach Light System with runway alignment 
indicator lights (MALSR), localizer, and glideslope. The Airport 
Sponsor also proposes to decommission Runway 13/31 and redevelop and 
expand terminal gate facilities.
    Connected actions associated with the Airport Sponsor's Proposed 
Project include closing Airport Perimeter Road located within the 
approach to Runway 9R; relocate ASR-9; acquire all, or a portion, of 
the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel (formerly Wyndham Fort 
Lauderdale Airport Hotel) and the Dania Boat Sales to the extent 
existing structures are within the Proposed Runway Protection Zone 
(RPZ) for extended Runway 9R/27L.
    Public Comment: The public comment period on the Final EIS starts 
June 27, 2008 and closes on July 28, 2008.
    Comments can only be accepted with the full name and address of the 
individual commenting. Mail and fax comments are to be submitted to Ms. 
Virginia Lane of the FAA, at the address shown in FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT. All comments must be postmarked or faxed no later 
than midnight, Monday, July 28, 2008. The Final EIS may be reviewed for 
comment during regular business hours at the following locations:
    1. Broward County Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort 
Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Telephone: 954-357-7000)
    2. Broward County Library--Main Branch, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort 
Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Telephone: 954-354-7444)
    3. Broward County Library--Fort Lauderdale Branch, 1300 E. Sunrise 
Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Telephone: 954-765-4263)
    4. Broward County Library--Hollywood Branch, 2600 Hollywood 
Boulevard, Hollywood, FL 33020 (Telephone: 954-926-2430)
    5. Broward County Library--Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch, 255 E. 
Dania Beach Boulevard, Dania Beach, FL 33004 (Telephone: 954-926-2420)
    6. Broward County Library--Davie/Cooper City Branch, 4600 SW 82nd 
Avenue, Davie, FL 33328 (Telephone: 954-680-0050)
    7. Broward County Library--Lauderhill Towne Centre, 6399 W. Oakland 
Park Boulevard, Lauderhill, FL 33313 (Telephone: 954-497-1630)
    8. Broward County Library--Stirling Road Branch, 3151 Stirling 
Road, Hollywood, FL 33021 (Telephone: 954-985-2689)
    9. Broward County Library--Pembroke Pines/Walter C. Young Branch, 
955 NW 129th Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 (Telephone: 954-437-2635)
    10. Broward County Library--West Regional Branch, 8601 W. Broward 
Boulevard, Plantation, FL 33324 (Telephone: 954-831-3300)
    11. Broward County Library--Sunrise Dan Pearl Branch, 10500 W. 
Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise, FL 33351 (Telephone: 954-749-2521)
    12. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Public 
Outreach Trailer, Broward County Aviation Department, 550 Northwest 
10th Street, Dania Beach, FL 33315 (Telephone: 954-359-6977)
    13. Broward County Administration Office, Broward County 
Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room 409, Fort Lauderdale, 
FL 33301 (Telephone: 954-357-7000)
    14. Broward County Aviation Department, 100 Aviation Boulevard, 
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 (Telephone: 954-359-6199)
    A CD version of the Final EIS document will also be available at 
the following public locations. Broward County will be providing an 
electronic copy of the Final EIS on the Broward County web site at 
http://www.broward.org/airport/
 15. City of Lauderhill, Lauderhill City Hall, 2000 City Hall Drive, 
Lauderhill, FL 33313 (Telephone: 954-739-0100)
    16. City of Pembroke Pines, Pembroke Pines City Hall, 10100 Pines 
Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 (Telephone: 954-431-4500)

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    17. City of Cooper City, Cooper City Hall, 9090 S.W. 50th Place, 
Cooper City, FL 33328 (Telephone: 954-434-4300)
    18. City of Sunrise, 10770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351 
(Telephone: 954-741-2580)
    19. City of Fort Lauderdale, 100 N. Andrews Avenue, Fort 
Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Telephone: 954-761-5000)
    20. City of Plantation, Plantation City Hall, 400 N.W. 73rd Avenue, 
Plantation, FL 33317 (Telephone: 954-797-2221)
    21. City of Hollywood, Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood 
Boulevard, Hollywood, FL 33020 (Telephone: 954-921-3473)
    22. City of Dania Beach, Dania Beach City Hall, 100 W. Dania Beach 
Boulevard, Dania Beach, FL 33004 (Telephone: 954-924-3600)
    23. Town of Davie, Davie Town Hall, 6591 S.W. 45th Street, Davie, 
FL 33314 (Telephone: 954-797-1000)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments should be as specific as possible. 
Comments should address the contents of the Final EIS, such as the 
analysis of potential environmental impacts, the adequacy of the 
proposed action to meet the stated need, or the merits of the various 
alternatives. This commenting procedure is intended to ensure that 
substantive comments and concerns are made available to the FAA in a 
timely and effective manner, so that the FAA has an opportunity to 
address them.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Virginia Lane, FAA Orlando 
Airports District Office, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400, 
Orlando, Florida 32822-5024. Telephone: (407) 812-6331, Fax: (407) 812-
6978

    Issued in Orlando, Florida on June 27, 2008.
W. Dean Stringer,
Manager, FAA Orlando Airports District Office.
[FR Doc. E8-15061 Filed 7-1-08; 8:45 am]
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