Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Interstate 95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes Project in Virginia, 79755-79756 [2011-32827]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2011 / Notices • Introduction and administrative items • Review and approval of summary from the first plenary meeting RTCA Paper No. 111–11/SC220–024 • Presentation of FRAC comments WG#2 • Presentation of FRAC comments WG#3 • Break-out sessions for WG#2 and WG#3 to work on disposition of comments RTCA Special Committee 226, Audio Systems and Equipment, for the first meeting. The meeting will be held January 10–12, 2012, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036. Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Interstate 95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes Project in Virginia AGENCY: ADDRESSES: The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or by telephone at (202) 833–9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or Web site at https://www.rtca.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: January 12, 2012 • Return to general plenary meeting • Review of WG#2 status—progress, issues and plan • Review of WG#3 status—progress, issues and plans • Review action items • Agree on date to send out to PMC • Discuss on extension of charter to cover advanced and NextGen technologies • Administrative items (meeting schedule, location, and next meeting agenda) • Any other business • Adjourn Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, 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. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 15, 2011. Robert L. Bostiga, Manager, Business Operations Branch, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–32864 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration First Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 226 Audio Systems and Equipment Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of RTCA Special Committee 226, Audio Systems and Equipment. AGENCY: jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DATES: January 11, 2012 • Continue Break-out sessions for WG#2 and WG#3 • Continue disposition of comments Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 226, Audio Systems and Equipment. The agenda will include the following: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: January 10–12, 2012 • Welcome and Administrative Remarks • Introductions • RTCA Overview • Audio Systems and Equipment— Background and History • Agenda Overview • Committee Scope, Terms of Reference Overview • Organization of Work, Assign Tasks and Work Groups, Discussion, Recommendations and Assignment of Responsibilities • Other Business • Establish Agenda for Next Meeting • Date and Place of Next Meeting • Adjourn Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, 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. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 15, 2011. Robert L. Bostiga, Manager, Business Operations Branch, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–32863 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:17 Dec 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 79755 PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Highway Administration Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA. 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 Interstate 95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes project in Spotsylvania, Stafford, Prince William, and Fairfax Counties and City of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and 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 project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before June 19, 2012. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a claim arising under Federal law seeking judicial review of a permit, license, or approval issued by a Federal agency for a highway or public transportation capital project shall be barred unless it is filed within 180 days after publication of a notice in the Federal Register announcing that the permit, license, or approval is final pursuant to the law under which the agency action is taken, unless a shorter time is specified in the Federal law pursuant to which judicial review is allowed. SUMMARY: Mr. Edward Sundra, Director of Program Development, Federal Highway Administration, 400 North 8th Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219; telephone: (804) 775–3357; email: Ed.Sundra@dot.gov. The FHWA Virginia Division Office’s normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (eastern time). For the Virginia Department of Transportation: Mr. John D. Lynch, P.E., Regional Transportation Program Director, Virginia Department of Transportation, 6363 Walker Lane, Suite 500, Alexandria, Virginia, 22310; telephone: (703) 383–2274; email: John.Lynch@VDOT.Virginia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 project SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 79756 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2011 / Notices in the State of Virginia: Interstate 95 High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes. Generally, the Interstate 95 HOT Lanes project will expand the existing two High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes to three lanes from just north of the I–95/ I–395/I–495 interchange in Fairfax County (in the vicinity of the I–395/ Edsall Road interchange) to the Prince William Parkway in Prince William County (Exit 158) and convert them to HOT Lanes. The existing two HOV lanes will be maintained from the Prince William Parkway to south of the Town of Dumfries in Prince William County but be converted to HOT Lanes. Two new HOV/HOT Lanes will be constructed for approximately 26 miles through Stafford County, the City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County to approximately one mile south of Route 17 in Spotsylvania County. The project will also include flyover ramps and at-grade slip ramps to facilitate movement between the HOV/HOT lanes and the general purpose lanes. Pull-off areas will also be provided for enforcement and breakdown purposes. The project would accommodate travel demand more efficiently, provide higher reliability of travel times, and expand travel choices. The actions taken by FHWA, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental Assessment, the letter finalizing the Environmental Assessment process and requesting a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), the FONSI that was issued on December 5, 2011, and in other documents in the FHWA project records. The Environmental Assessment, the Air Quality and Noise Analyses, and the Design Public Hearings Comments and Response Report can be viewed on the project’s Web site at https:// www.vamegaprojects.com/aboutmegaprojects/i-95-hov-hot-lanes/. These documents and other project records are also available by contacting FHWA or the VDOT at the contact information 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– 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]. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:17 Dec 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536]. 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.]. 6. Social and Economic: Farmland Protection Policy Act [7 U.S.C. 4201– 4209]. (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: December 7, 2011. Edward Sundra, Director of Program Development. [FR Doc. 2011–32827 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2011–0326] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of applications for exemption from the diabetes mellitus requirement; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 15 individuals for exemption from the prohibition against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals with ITDM to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. SUMMARY: Comments must be received on or before January 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket No. FMCSA– 2011–0326 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: 1 (202) 493–2251. Instructions: Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket numbers for this notice. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below for further information. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to https:// www.regulations.gov at any time or Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want acknowledgment that we received your comments, please include a selfaddressed, stamped envelope or postcard or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting comments on-line. Privacy Act: Anyone may search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or of the person signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s Privacy Act Statement for the FDMS published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008 (73 FR 3316), or you may visit https://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/ E8-785.pdf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elaine M. Papp, Chief, Medical Programs Division, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W64– 224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for a 2-year period if it finds ‘‘such exemption would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level that would be achieved absent such exemption.’’ The statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. The 15 individuals listed in this E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Interstate 95 High 
Occupancy Toll Lanes Project 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 
Interstate 95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes project in Spotsylvania, 
Stafford, Prince William, and Fairfax Counties and City of 
Fredericksburg, Virginia, and 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 project will be barred unless the 
claim is filed on or before June 19, 2012. Notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, a claim arising under Federal law seeking judicial 
review of a permit, license, or approval issued by a Federal agency for 
a highway or public transportation capital project shall be barred 
unless it is filed within 180 days after publication of a notice in the 
Federal Register announcing that the permit, license, or approval is 
final pursuant to the law under which the agency action is taken, 
unless a shorter time is specified in the Federal law pursuant to which 
judicial review is allowed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Sundra, Director of Program 
Development, Federal Highway Administration, 400 North 8th Street, 
Richmond, Virginia, 23219; telephone: (804) 775-3357; email: 
Ed.Sundra@dot.gov. The FHWA Virginia Division Office's normal business 
hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (eastern time). For the Virginia Department 
of Transportation: Mr. John D. Lynch, P.E., Regional Transportation 
Program Director, Virginia Department of Transportation, 6363 Walker 
Lane, Suite 500, Alexandria, Virginia, 22310; telephone: (703) 383-
2274; email: John.Lynch@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 project

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in the State of Virginia: Interstate 95 High Occupancy Toll (HOT) 
Lanes. Generally, the Interstate 95 HOT Lanes project will expand the 
existing two High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes to three lanes from 
just north of the I-95/I-395/I-495 interchange in Fairfax County (in 
the vicinity of the I-395/Edsall Road interchange) to the Prince 
William Parkway in Prince William County (Exit 158) and convert them to 
HOT Lanes. The existing two HOV lanes will be maintained from the 
Prince William Parkway to south of the Town of Dumfries in Prince 
William County but be converted to HOT Lanes. Two new HOV/HOT Lanes 
will be constructed for approximately 26 miles through Stafford County, 
the City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County to approximately one 
mile south of Route 17 in Spotsylvania County. The project will also 
include flyover ramps and at-grade slip ramps to facilitate movement 
between the HOV/HOT lanes and the general purpose lanes. Pull-off areas 
will also be provided for enforcement and breakdown purposes. The 
project would accommodate travel demand more efficiently, provide 
higher reliability of travel times, and expand travel choices. The 
actions taken by FHWA, and the laws under which such actions were 
taken, are described in the Environmental Assessment, the letter 
finalizing the Environmental Assessment process and requesting a 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), the FONSI that was issued on 
December 5, 2011, and in other documents in the FHWA project records. 
The Environmental Assessment, the Air Quality and Noise Analyses, and 
the Design Public Hearings Comments and Response Report can be viewed 
on the project's Web site at https://www.vamegaprojects.com/about-megaprojects/i-95-hov-hot-lanes/. These documents and other project 
records are also available by contacting FHWA or the VDOT at the 
contact information 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. 
4321-4351]; 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].
    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.].
    6. Social and Economic: Farmland Protection Policy Act [7 U.S.C. 
4201-4209].

(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: December 7, 2011.
Edward Sundra,
Director of Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2011-32827 Filed 12-21-11; 8:45 am]
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