Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Alaska, 70349 [2010-28942]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 17, 2010 / Notices divided highway with a depressed grass median from Church Road west to Big Federal Highway Administration Lake Road. Existing frontage roads would be improved, and the existing 10Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions foot wide pedestrian pathway would be on Proposed Highways in Alaska reconstructed and/or relocated as necessary. The project also includes AGENCY: Federal Highway construction of two bridges, drainage Administration (FHWA), DOT. improvements, and continuous ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims illumination. for Judicial Review of Actions by The actions by the Federal agency on FHWA. the project, and the laws under which SUMMARY: This notice announces actions such actions were taken, are described taken by the FHWA that are final within in the Environmental Assessment (EA) the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The and Finding of No Significant Impact action relates to a proposed highway (FONSI) issued for the project, approved project on the Parks Highway from on September 12, 2010 and in other Lucus Road to Big Lake Road, in the documents in the FHWA project files or Matanuska-Susitna Borough, State of the State of Alaska Department of Alaska. Those actions grant approval for Transportation & Public Facilities. The the project. EA, FONSI, and other documents from DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is the FHWA project records files are advising the public of final agency available by contacting the FHWA or the actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A State of Alaska Department of claim seeking judicial review of the Transportation & Public Facilities at the Federal agency actions on the listed addresses provided above. The EA and highway project will be barred unless FONSI documents can be viewed and the claim is filed on or before May 16, downloaded from the project Web site at 2011. If the Federal law that authorizes https://www.parkshighway44-52.info/ or judicial review of a claim provides a viewed at 4111 Aviation Avenue, time period of less than 180 days for Anchorage, Alaska 99519. filing such claim, then that shorter time This notice applies to all FHWA period still applies. decisions and approvals on the project FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. as of the issuance date of this notice and Alex Viteri, Central Region Area all laws and Executive Orders under Engineer, FHWA Alaska Division, P.O. which such actions were taken, Box 21648, Juneau, Alaska 99802–1648; including but not limited to: office hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (AST), 1. General: National Environmental phone (907) 586–7544; e-mail Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– Alex.Viteri@dot.gov. You may also 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 contact Brian Elliott, DOT&PF Central U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. Region, Regional Environmental 2. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in 
Alaska

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 action relates to a 
proposed highway project on the Parks Highway from Lucus Road to Big 
Lake Road, in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, State of Alaska. Those 
actions grant approval 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 listed highway project will be 
barred unless the claim is filed on or before May 16, 2011. 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. Alex Viteri, Central Region Area 
Engineer, FHWA Alaska Division, P.O. Box 21648, Juneau, Alaska 99802-
1648; office hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (AST), phone (907) 586-7544; e-
mail Alex.Viteri@dot.gov. You may also contact Brian Elliott, DOT&PF 
Central Region, Regional Environmental Manager, Alaska Department of 
Transportation and Public Facilities, 4111 Aviation Drive, P.O. Box 
196900, Anchorage, Alaska 99519-6900; office hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
(AST), phone (907) 269-0539, e-mail brian.elliott@alaska.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA has 
taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(I)(1) by issuing 
approvals for the following highway project in the State of Alaska: 
Project No. IM-0A4-1(23)/57178; Project Location: Project begins within 
the City of Wasilla, extends through Meadow Lakes and ends within the 
City of Houston, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. Project type: Road 
improvements between Lucus Road and Big Lake Road, a distance of 
approximately eight miles. The five-lane section east of the project 
would be extended one mile west from Lucus Road to Church Road and the 
existing two-lane section west of Church Road would be upgraded to a 
four-lane divided highway with a depressed grass median from Church 
Road west to Big Lake Road. Existing frontage roads would be improved, 
and the existing 10-foot wide pedestrian pathway would be reconstructed 
and/or relocated as necessary. The project also includes construction 
of two bridges, drainage improvements, and continuous illumination.
    The actions by the Federal agency on the project, and the laws 
under which such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental 
Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued for 
the project, approved on September 12, 2010 and in other documents in 
the FHWA project files or the State of Alaska Department of 
Transportation & Public Facilities. The EA, FONSI, and other documents 
from the FHWA project records files are available by contacting the 
FHWA or the State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public 
Facilities at the addresses provided above. The EA and FONSI documents 
can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at https://www.parkshighway44-52.info/ or viewed at 4111 Aviation Avenue, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99519.
    This notice applies to all FHWA decisions and approvals on the 
project as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws and 
Executive Orders 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 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]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) 
[23 U.S.C. 319].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act of 1973 [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 
and Section 1536]; 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 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)-470(II)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 
U.S.C. 469-469(c)].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 
4201-4209].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404, 
Section 401, Section 319 [33 U.S.C. 1251-1377]; Coastal Zone Management 
Act [16 U.S.C. 1451-1465]; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 
U.S.C. 4601-4604]; Emergency Wetlands Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3921, 
3931]; Wetlands Mitigation [23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M) and 133(b)(11)]; 
Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001-4128].
    8. 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. 13186 Migratory Birds; 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: November 2, 2010.
David C. Miller,
Division Administrator, Juneau, Alaska.
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