Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Michigan, 5025 [E9-1789]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 17 / Wednesday, January 28, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Michigan sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Decision by FHWA and Notice of Limitation of Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies. SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of a Record of Decision by FHWA pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Protection Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321, as amended and the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500–1508). In addition, this Notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(1)(1). These actions relate to a proposed border crossing project, Detroit River International Crossing Study in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. These actions grant approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 771 and 23 U.S.C. 139(1)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal Agency actions on the highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before July 27, 2009 (180 days from January 28th). If the Federal law that authorizes that 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: Mr. David Williams, Environmental Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration Michigan Division, 315 West Allegan Street, Room 201, Lansing, MI 48933; phone: (517) 702–1820, Fax: (517) 377–1804; and e-mail: David.Williams@FHWA.DOT.gov. Mr. Ryan Rizzo, Major Project Manager, Federal Highway Administration Michigan Division, 315 West Allegan Street, Room 201, Lansing, MI 48933; phone: (517) 702–1833, Fax: (517) 377– 1844; E-mail: Ryan.Rizzo@fhwa.dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing approvals for the following border crossing project in the State of Michigan: Detroit River International Crossing Study, Wayne County. The Selected alternative is the crossing system that is composed of the Preferred Interchange (at I–75), Plaza (labeled P-a in the FEIS), and Bridge VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:30 Jan 27, 2009 Jkt 217001 Crossing (labeled X–10B in the FEIS). The selected alternative is proposed for the Delray area within the City of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. The project lies primarily between Lafayette Street just north of I–75 and the Detroit River to the south, and West End Street and Clark Street (west and east limits). The river crossing is between Zug Island and historic Fort Wayne, approximately two miles downstream from the existing Ambassador Bridge. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such action were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the project approved on December 5, 2008, in the FHWA Record of Decision (ROD) issued on January 14, 2009, and in other project records. The FEIS, ROD, and other documents in the FHWA project file are available by contacting the FHWA or the Michigan Department of Transportation at the addresses provided above. The FHWA FEIS and ROD can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at: https:// www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7–151– 9621_11058_36266---,00.html or viewed at public libraries in the project area. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions on the listed projects as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act [42 U.S.C. 4321–4351]; Federal-Aid Act [23 U.S.C. 109]. 2. Air; Clean Air Act, as amended [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]. 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)]. 6. Social and Economics: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C 2000(d)– 2000(d)(1)]; American Indians Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Protection Act [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]; the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies of 1970, as amended [42 U.S.C. 61]. 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1251–1377 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319); Coastal Zone Management Act [14 U.S.C. 1451–1465]; Land and Water Conservation fund [16 U.S.C. 4601– PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5025 4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act [42 U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6)]; Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [42 U.S.C. 401– 406]; TEA–21 Wetland 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 [42 U.S.C. 9501–9675]; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 [Pub. L. 99–499]; Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act [42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k)]. 9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990, Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988, Floodplains Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority and Low Income Populations; E.O. 11593, Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; E.O. 13007, Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13112, Invasive Species; E.O. 13274, Environmental Stewardship and Transportation Infrastructure Project Reviews. (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(1)(1). Issued on: January 22, 2009. James J. Steele, Division Administrator, Lansing, Michigan. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
Michigan

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Decision by FHWA and Notice of Limitation of Claims 
for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of a Record of Decision 
by FHWA pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental 
Protection Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321, as amended and 
the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500-
1508). In addition, this Notice announces actions taken by FHWA and 
other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 
139(1)(1). These actions relate to a proposed border crossing project, 
Detroit River International Crossing Study in Detroit, Wayne County, 
Michigan. These actions grant approvals for the project.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 771 and 23 U.S.C. 139(1)(1). A claim 
seeking judicial review of the Federal Agency actions on the highway 
project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before July 27, 
2009 (180 days from January 28th). If the Federal law that authorizes 
that 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: Mr. David Williams, Environmental 
Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration Michigan Division, 315 
West Allegan Street, Room 201, Lansing, MI 48933; phone: (517) 702-
1820, Fax: (517) 377-1804; and e-mail: David.Williams@FHWA.DOT.gov. Mr. 
Ryan Rizzo, Major Project Manager, Federal Highway Administration 
Michigan Division, 315 West Allegan Street, Room 201, Lansing, MI 
48933; phone: (517) 702-1833, Fax: (517) 377-1844; E-mail: 
Ryan.Rizzo@fhwa.dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA and 
other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing 
approvals for the following border crossing project in the State of 
Michigan: Detroit River International Crossing Study, Wayne County. The 
Selected alternative is the crossing system that is composed of the 
Preferred Interchange (at I-75), Plaza (labeled P-a in the FEIS), and 
Bridge Crossing (labeled X-10B in the FEIS). The selected alternative 
is proposed for the Delray area within the City of Detroit, Wayne 
County, Michigan. The project lies primarily between Lafayette Street 
just north of I-75 and the Detroit River to the south, and West End 
Street and Clark Street (west and east limits). The river crossing is 
between Zug Island and historic Fort Wayne, approximately two miles 
downstream from the existing Ambassador Bridge.
    The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such 
action were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement for the project approved on December 5, 2008, in the FHWA 
Record of Decision (ROD) issued on January 14, 2009, and in other 
project records. The FEIS, ROD, and other documents in the FHWA project 
file are available by contacting the FHWA or the Michigan Department of 
Transportation at the addresses provided above. The FHWA FEIS and ROD 
can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at: https://
www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9621_11058_36266_-,00.html or 
viewed at public libraries in the project area.
    This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions on the listed 
projects as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under 
which such actions were taken, including but not limited to:
    1. General: National Environmental Policy Act [42 U.S.C. 4321-
4351]; Federal-Aid Act [23 U.S.C. 109].
    2. Air; Clean Air Act, as amended [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].
    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)].
    6. Social and Economics: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)]; American Indians Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 
1996]; Farmland Protection Act [7 U.S.C. 4201-4209]; the Uniform 
Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies of 1970, 
as amended [42 U.S.C. 61].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1251-
1377 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319); Coastal Zone Management 
Act [14 U.S.C. 1451-1465]; Land and Water Conservation fund [16 U.S.C. 
4601-4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act [42 U.S.C. 300(f)-300(j)(6)]; 
Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [42 U.S.C. 401-406]; TEA-21 Wetland 
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 [42 U.S.C. 9501-9675]; Superfund 
Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 [Pub. L. 99-499]; Resource, 
Conservation and Recovery Act [42 U.S.C. 6901-6992(k)].
    9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990, Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 
11988, Floodplains Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address 
Environmental Justice in Minority and Low Income Populations; E.O. 
11593, Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; E.O. 13007, 
Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13112, Invasive Species; E.O. 13274, 
Environmental Stewardship and Transportation Infrastructure Project 
Reviews.

(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(1)(1).

    Issued on: January 22, 2009.
James J. Steele,
Division Administrator, Lansing, Michigan.
[FR Doc. E9-1789 Filed 1-27-09; 8:45 am]
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