Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Route 58-Martin Luther King Freeway Extension in Virginia, 11988 [E9-6091]

Download as PDF 11988 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 53 / Friday, March 20, 2009 / Notices With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons 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. Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of Virginia: Route 58—Martin Luther King Freeway Extension. The project would involve construction of a four-lane highway connecting Interstate 264 with existing Issued in Washington, DC, on March 16, Martin Luther King Freeway at London 2009. Boulevard. This direct connection Francisco Estrada C., would reduce through traffic and related RTCA Advisory Committee. congestion on local streets. The actions [FR Doc. E9–6176 Filed 3–19–09; 8:45 am] taken by FHWA, and the laws under BILLING CODE 4910–13–P which such actions were taken, are described in the Revised Environmental Assessment, the Finding of No DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Significant Impact (FONSI) that was issued on February 26, 2009, and in Federal Highway Administration other documents in the FHWA project Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions records. The Revised Environmental Assessment, FONSI, and other project on the Route 58—Martin Luther King records are available by contacting Freeway Extension in Virginia FWHA or VDOT at the addresses provided above. The Revised AGENCY: Federal Highway Environmental Assessment and FONSI Administration (FHWA), DOT. can also be viewed on the Internet at ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims https://www.midtowntunnel.org under for Judicial Review of Actions by ‘‘Document Library,’’ or at VDOT’s FHWA. offices. This notice applies to all Federal SUMMARY: This notice announces actions agency decisions as of the issuance date taken by the FHWA that are final within of this notice and all laws under which the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The such actions were taken, including but actions relate to the Route 58—Martin not limited to: Luther King Freeway Extension in the 1. General: National Environmental City of Portsmouth, Virginia. Those Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– actions grant licenses, permits, and 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act approvals for the project. (FAHA) [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– advising the public of final agency 7671(q)]. actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the claim seeking judicial review of the Department of Transportation Act of Federal agency actions on the highway 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]. project will be barred unless the claim 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act is filed on or before September 16, 2009. [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section If the Federal law that authorizes 1536]; Marine Mammal Protection Act judicial review of a claim provides a [16 U.S.C. 1361]; Fish and Wildlife time period of less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661– 667(d)]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 period still applies. U.S.C. 703–712]. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: John Simkins, Senior Environmental Section 106 of the National Historic Specialist, Federal Highway Preservation Act of 1966, as amended Administration, 400 North 8th Street, [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological Richmond, Virginia 23219; telephone: Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 (804) 775–3342; e-mail: U.S.C. 470(aa)—470(ll)]; Archeological John.Simkins@dot.gov. The FHWA and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. Virginia Division Office’s normal 469–469(c)]; Native American Grave business hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Protection and Repatriation Act [25 (eastern time). For the Virginia U.S.C. 3001–3013]. 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Department of Transportation: Mr. Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– Nicholas Nies, Virginia Department of 2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Transportation, 1401 East Broad Street, Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Richmond, Virginia 23219; telephone: Protection Policy Act [7 U.S.C. 4201– (804) 786–1092; e-mail: 4209]. Nicholas.Nies@VDOT.Virginia.gov. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:07 Mar 19, 2009 Jkt 217001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7. Executive Orders: E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations; E.O. 13007, Indian Sacred Sites. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 53 (Friday, March 20, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 11988]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-6091]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Route 58--Martin 
Luther King Freeway Extension in Virginia

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by FHWA.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final 
within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the 
Route 58--Martin Luther King Freeway Extension in the City of 
Portsmouth, Virginia. 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 on the highway project will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before September 16, 2009. 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: Mr. John Simkins, Senior Environmental 
Specialist, Federal Highway Administration, 400 North 8th Street, 
Richmond, Virginia 23219; telephone: (804) 775-3342; e-mail: 
John.Simkins@dot.gov. The FHWA Virginia Division Office's normal 
business hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (eastern time). For the Virginia 
Department of Transportation: Mr. Nicholas Nies, Virginia Department of 
Transportation, 1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219; 
telephone: (804) 786-1092; e-mail: Nicholas.Nies@VDOT.Virginia.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken 
final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing 
licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in 
the State of Virginia: Route 58--Martin Luther King Freeway Extension. 
The project would involve construction of a four-lane highway 
connecting Interstate 264 with existing Martin Luther King Freeway at 
London Boulevard. This direct connection would reduce through traffic 
and related congestion on local streets. The actions taken by FHWA, and 
the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the 
Revised Environmental Assessment, the Finding of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI) that was issued on February 26, 2009, and in other documents in 
the FHWA project records. The Revised Environmental Assessment, FONSI, 
and other project records are available by contacting FWHA or VDOT at 
the addresses provided above. The Revised Environmental Assessment and 
FONSI can also be viewed on the Internet at https://
www.midtowntunnel.org under ``Document Library,'' or at VDOT's offices.
    This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions 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 (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act (FAHA) [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 
128].
    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].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536]; Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361]; Fish and 
Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667(d)]; Migratory Bird Treaty 
Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712].
    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)--470(ll)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 
U.S.C. 469-469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation 
Act [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 [7 U.S.C. 4201-4209].
    7. Executive Orders: E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address 
Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income 
Populations; E.O. 13007, Indian Sacred Sites.

(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: March 16, 2009.
John Simkins,
Senior Environmental Specialist.
[FR Doc. E9-6091 Filed 3-19-09; 8:45 am]
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