Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Bridge and Approach Roadways in Nevada and Arizona, 54288 [2011-22285]

Download as PDF 54288 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Notices exterior emergency-lighting-system requirements for some exits on Boeing Model 747–8 airplanes. [FR Doc. 2011–22328 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] Notice is hereby given that the FHWA, USFWS, and other Federal agencies have taken DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following bridge Federal Highway Administration and roadway project in Clark County in Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions the State of Nevada and in Mohave on Proposed Bridge and Approach County in the State of Arizona. The Roadways in Nevada and Arizona proposed project would involve the construction of a new bridge (two AGENCY: Federal Highway general-purpose lanes in each direction Administration (FHWA), DOT. and a multi-use pathway) over the ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims Colorado River. 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The federal and approvals for the project. project reference number is DE–PLH– DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is 0003 (108). The actions taken by the advising the public of final agency Federal agencies, and the laws under actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A which such actions were taken, are claim seeking judicial review of the described in the Environmental Federal agency actions on the bridge Assessment (EA) for the Laughlin– and roadway project will be barred Bullhead City Bridge Project that was unless the claim is filed on or before approved on October 21, 2010, the February 27, 2012. If the Federal law Design Recommendation Report (DRR) that authorizes judicial review of a that was approved by the Nevada claim provides a time period less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that department of Transportation on May 18, 2011, the FHWA’s Finding of No shorter time period still applies. Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For July 13, 2011, and in other documents FHWA: Mr. Abdelmoez Abdalla, in the FHWA or NDOT project records. Environmental Program Manager, The EA, DRR, FONSI, and other project Federal Highway Administration, 705 North Plaza Street, Carson City, Nevada records are available by contacting 89701–0602; telephone: (775) 687–1231; FHWA or NDOT Environmental Service e-mail: abdelmoez.abdalla@dot.gov. The Division at the addresses provided FHWA Nevada Division Office’s regular above. The EA, the FONSI, and other project related information can also be business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). For the Nevada viewed at the project Web site at http://www.rtcsnv.com/mpo/projects/ Department of Transportation (NDOT): laughlin/. USFWS also issued its Mr. Steve M. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Bridge and 
Approach Roadways in Nevada and Arizona

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by FHWA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and Other Federal 
Agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA, USFWS, and 
other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 
139(I)(1). The actions relate to the proposed Laughlin-Bullhead City 
Bridge project in Laughlin, Clark County, Nevada; and in Bullhead City, 
Mohave County, Arizona. 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 bridge and roadway project will be 
barred unless the claim is filed on or before February 27, 2012. If the 
Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time 
period less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time 
period still applies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For FHWA: Mr. Abdelmoez Abdalla, 
Environmental Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 705 
North Plaza Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-0602; telephone: (775) 
687-1231; e-mail: abdelmoez.abdalla@dot.gov. The FHWA Nevada Division 
Office's regular business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific 
Standard Time). For the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT): Mr. 
Steve M. Cooke, P.E., Chief, Environmental Services Division, Nevada 
Department of Transportation, 1263 South Stewart Street, Carson City, 
Nevada 89712; telephone: (775) 888-7013; e-mail: 
scooke@dot.state.nv.us. The NDOT office's regular business hours are 8 
a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). For USFWS: Mr. Michael 
Burroughs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4701 North Torrey Pines 
Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130; telephone: (702) 515-5230; e-mail: 
michael_burroughs@fws.gov. The USFWS office's regular business hours 
are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA, USFWS, 
and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions subject to 
23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the 
following bridge and roadway project in Clark County in the State of 
Nevada and in Mohave County in the State of Arizona. The proposed 
project would involve the construction of a new bridge (two general-
purpose lanes in each direction and a multi-use pathway) over the 
Colorado River. In addition to the new bridge, the proposed project 
includes construction of a new intersection at Needles Highway and a 
four-lane approach roadway (two general-purpose lanes in each direction 
and a multi-use pathway) from Needles Highway in Laughlin, Clark 
County, Nevada (the west end) to the extension of Bullhead Parkway west 
of State Route (SR) 95 in Bullhead City, Mohave County, Arizona (the 
east end). The proposed work would cover a distance of approximately 
4.38 miles. The federal project reference number is DE-PLH-0003 (108). 
The actions taken by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which 
such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental Assessment 
(EA) for the Laughlin-Bullhead City Bridge Project that was approved on 
October 21, 2010, the Design Recommendation Report (DRR) that was 
approved by the Nevada department of Transportation on May 18, 2011, 
the FHWA's Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 13, 
2011, and in other documents in the FHWA or NDOT project records. The 
EA, DRR, FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting 
FHWA or NDOT Environmental Service Division at the addresses provided 
above. The EA, the FONSI, and other project related information can 
also be viewed at the project Web site at http://www.rtcsnv.com/mpo/projects/laughlin/. USFWS also issued its biological opinion (File Nos. 
84320-2010-F-0423 and 84320-2011-I-0027) for the project's possible 
adverse effects on the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) on November 
5, 2010. The USFWS biological opinion is available by contacting the 
USWFWS at the address provided above.
    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. 
4321-4347]; 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 [23 U.S.C. 138 and 49 U.S.C. 303] and Section 6(f) of the Land and 
Water Conservation Act as amended [16 U.S.C 4601].
    4. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470f]; 
Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469-469(c)].
    5. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667 
(d)]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712].
    6. 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. 13287, Preserve America; 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: August 22, 2011.
Susan Klekar,
Division Administrator, Carson City, Nevada.
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