Re-Evaluation With Respect to the Willits Bypass Project, Willits, CA, and the Construction of the Schmidbauer Driveway, 17225-17226 [2014-06639]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 59 / Thursday, March 27, 2014 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC on March 21, 2014. Marc L. Warren, Acting Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2014–06659 Filed 3–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Schedule Information Submission Deadline for O’Hare International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport for the Winter 2014–2015 Scheduling Season Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice of submission deadline. AGENCY: Under this notice, the FAA announces the submission deadline of May 8, 2014, for Winter 2014–2015 flight schedules at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in accordance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Worldwide Slot Guidelines. The deadline coincides with the schedule submission deadline for the IATA Slot Conference for the Winter 2014–2015 scheduling season. DATES: Schedules must be submitted no later than May 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: Schedules may be submitted by mail to the Slot Administration Office, AGC–200, Office of the Chief Counsel, 800 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20591; by facsimile to: 202–267–7277; or by email to: 7-AWA-slotadmin@faa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Hawks, Office of the Chief Counsel, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone number: 202–267–7143; fax number: 202–267–7971; email: rob.hawks@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA has designated ORD as an IATA Level 2 airport, SFO as a Level 2 airport, JFK as a Level 3 airport, and EWR as a Level 3 airport. Scheduled operations at JFK and EWR are currently limited by FAA Orders until a final Congestion Management Rule for LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport (RIN 2120–AJ89) tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:40 Mar 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 becomes effective but not later than October 29, 2016.1 The FAA is primarily concerned about planned passenger and cargo operations during peak hours, but carriers may submit schedule plans for the entire day. At ORD, the peak hours are 0700 to 2100 Central Time (1300 to 0300 UTC), at SFO from 0600 to 2300 Pacific Time (1400 to 0700 UTC), and at EWR and JFK from 0600 to 2300 Eastern Time (1100 to 0400 UTC). 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[FR Doc. 2014–06797 Filed 3–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Re-Evaluation With Respect to the Willits Bypass Project, Willits, CA, and the Construction of the Schmidbauer Driveway Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that Federal actions taken by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) pursuant to its assigned responsibilities under 23 U.S.C. 327 are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce that, with respect to the State Route 101 Willits Bypass Project in Willits (Mendocino County), California, a Re-evaluation was prepared SUMMARY: 1 Operating Limitations at John F. Kennedy International Airport, 73 FR 3510 (Jan. 18, 2008) as amended by publication in today’s Federal Register; Operating Limitations at Newark Liberty International Airport, 73 FR 29550 (May 21, 2008) as amended by publication in today’s Federal Register. PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17225 in order to determine whether the existing Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) is still valid. Based upon the analyses contained in the Reevaluation, Caltrans has made the determination that the existing FEIS is still valid and the preparation of a SEIS is not warranted and will therefore not be undertaken. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Caltrans conducted a Re-evaluation of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) issued by FHWA in October 2006 (a Record of Decision for which was posted in the Federal Register in January 2007). The Re-evaluation was completed in March 2014. Due to the construction of the Haehl Creek Interchange and the Willits Bypass project, the existing access route to the Schmidbauer parcel and residence from the north that crosses through State of California access controlled right of way, cannot continue to be used. Caltrans is proposing to re-construct a new driveway segment that will provide access to the Schmidbauer parcel and residence from the Willits Bypass Haehl Creek interchange through an existing access opening. The purpose of the Re-evaluation was to examine potential environmental impacts resulting from the proposed changes to the Willits Bypass Project and in order to determine whether the FEIS was still valid or whether a SEIS should be prepared in accordance with 40 CFR 1502.9(c). Based upon the Reevaluation, Caltrans made the determination that preparation of a SEIS was not warranted and would not be undertaken (Caltrans made the determination in March 2014). A claim seeking judicial review of the March 2014 Federal agency determination to not undertake a SEIS will be barred if the claim is not filed within 150 days of the initial publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Copies of the Re-evaluation is available for review by appointment only at the following locations. Please call to make arrangements for viewing: Caltrans, District 3 Office, 703 B Street, Marysville, CA 95901, 530–741– 4393, and Caltrans, District 3 Office, 2379 Gateway Oaks Drive, #150, Sacramento, CA, 916–274–0586. (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.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Webb, Supervisory Environmental Planner, California Department of E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 John 17226 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 59 / Thursday, March 27, 2014 / Notices Transportation, 703 B Street, Marysville, CA 95901, 530–741–4393, John_Webb@ dot.ca.gov. Issued in Sacramento, California, March 21, 2014. Issued on: March 20, 2014. Gary Sweeten, Team Leader North, Project Delivery, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2014–06639 Filed 3–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Docket No. FMCSA–2013–0050] Agency Information Collection Activities; Approval of a New Information Collection Request: Lease and Interchange of Vehicles Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, and invites public comment. This ICR will enable FMCSA to document the burden associated with the for-hire truck leasing regulations codified in 49 CFR part 376, ‘‘Lease and Interchange of Vehicles.’’ These regulations require certain for-hire motor carriers to have a formal lease when leasing equipment. DATES: Please send your comments by April 28, 2014. OMB must receive your comments by this date in order to act on the ICR. ADDRESSES: All comments should reference Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2013–0050. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:40 Mar 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Rodgers, Chief, Commercial Enforcement and Investigations Division, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. Telephone: 202–366–0073; Email: kenneth.rodgers@dot.gov. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration SUMMARY: 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Title: Lease and Interchange of Vehicles. OMB Control Number: 2126–XXXX. Type of Request: New information collection. Respondents: Motor carriers authorized by the Secretary to transport property that use leased equipment. Estimated Number of Respondents: 32,100 for-hire motor carriers. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hour 7 minutes [68,100 estimated annual burden hours/32,100 respondents = 2.121495327 or 2 hour 7 minutes]. Expiration Date: N/A. This is a new information collection. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 68,100 (16,500 carriers × 0.5 hours × 2 entities + 311,000 vehicles × 0.083 hours × 2 entities = 68,126 hours, rounded to the nearest hundred). Background: The Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) is authorized to require a motor carrier that uses motor vehicles not owned by it to transport property under an arrangement with another party to make the arrangement in writing. This written lease agreement must specify its duration, the compensation to be paid by the motor carrier providing transportation subject to jurisdiction under 49 U.S.C. 14102(a), ‘‘Leased Motor Vehicles’’ and signed by the parties. The Secretary has delegated authority pertaining to leased motor vehicles to FMCSA pursuant to 49 CFR 1.87(a)(6). The Agency’s regulations governing leased motor vehicles are at 49 CFR part 376. The rules were adopted to ensure that small trucking companies were protected when they agreed to lease their equipment and drivers to larger for-hire carriers. They also ensure that the government and members of the public can determine who is responsible for a property-carrying commercial motor vehicle. Prior to the regulations, some equipment was leased without written agreements, leading to disputes PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 over which party to the lease was responsible for charges and actions and, at times, who was legally responsible for the vehicle. Under 49 U.S.C. 14102(a), FMCSA ‘‘may require a motor carrier providing for-hire transportation that uses motor vehicles not owned by it to transport property under an arrangement with another party to— (1) make the arrangement in writing signed by the parties specifying its duration and the compensation to be paid by the motor carrier; (2) carry a copy of the arrangement in each motor vehicle to which it applies during the period the arrangement is in effect; (3) inspect the motor vehicles and obtain liability and cargo insurance on them; and (4) have control of and be responsible for operating those motor vehicles in compliance with requirements prescribed by the Secretary on safety of operations and equipment, and with other applicable law as if the motor vehicles were owned by the motor carrier.’’ The rules specify what must be covered in the lease, but leave open how many responsibilities must be divided. The parties to the lease determine numerous details between themselves. Part 376 applies only to certain motor carriers in interstate commerce and only to certain leasing situations. The rules cover leasing between a for-hire carrier that does not hold operating authority and another for-hire carrier that does hold operating authority. A for-hire motor carrier with or without operating authority that leases its equipment and drivers to a private motor carrier is not covered by the rule. A for-hire carrier with operating authority that leases its equipment to a non- for hire motor carrier and operates under its own authority is also not covered by the rule. Private carriers that lease their equipment to for-hire motor carriers and for-hire carriers with their own operating authority leasing to another such carrier are subject to lesser requirements. For-hire carriers in interstate commerce are exempt from the rules if they operate exclusively in commercial zones. Commercial zones, last set by the ICC in 1975, are generally defined as a municipality and a distance from the limits of the municipality that ranges from 3 miles for cities with populations less than 2,500 to 20 miles for cities of a million or more people. Some municipalities have additional areas defined for them. Section 376.11 requires the following when the carrier leases equipment (Lessee) from a party supplying the equipment (Lessor), but does not hold E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 59 (Thursday, March 27, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17225-17226]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06639]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Re-Evaluation With Respect to the Willits Bypass Project, 
Willits, CA, and the Construction of the Schmidbauer Driveway

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that Federal actions taken by the 
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) pursuant to its 
assigned responsibilities under 23 U.S.C. 327 are final within the 
meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing 
this notice to announce that, with respect to the State Route 101 
Willits Bypass Project in Willits (Mendocino County), California, a Re-
evaluation was prepared in order to determine whether the existing 
Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) is still valid. Based upon 
the analyses contained in the Re-evaluation, Caltrans has made the 
determination that the existing FEIS is still valid and the preparation 
of a SEIS is not warranted and will therefore not be undertaken.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Caltrans conducted a Re-evaluation of the 
Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) issued by FHWA in October 
2006 (a Record of Decision for which was posted in the Federal Register 
in January 2007). The Re-evaluation was completed in March 2014. Due to 
the construction of the Haehl Creek Interchange and the Willits Bypass 
project, the existing access route to the Schmidbauer parcel and 
residence from the north that crosses through State of California 
access controlled right of way, cannot continue to be used. Caltrans is 
proposing to re-construct a new driveway segment that will provide 
access to the Schmidbauer parcel and residence from the Willits Bypass 
Haehl Creek interchange through an existing access opening.
    The purpose of the Re-evaluation was to examine potential 
environmental impacts resulting from the proposed changes to the 
Willits Bypass Project and in order to determine whether the FEIS was 
still valid or whether a SEIS should be prepared in accordance with 40 
CFR 1502.9(c). Based upon the Re-evaluation, Caltrans made the 
determination that preparation of a SEIS was not warranted and would 
not be undertaken (Caltrans made the determination in March 2014).
    A claim seeking judicial review of the March 2014 Federal agency 
determination to not undertake a SEIS will be barred if the claim is 
not filed within 150 days of the initial publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register.
    Copies of the Re-evaluation is available for review by appointment 
only at the following locations. Please call to make arrangements for 
viewing:
    Caltrans, District 3 Office, 703 B Street, Marysville, CA 95901, 
530-741-4393, and Caltrans, District 3 Office, 2379 Gateway Oaks Drive, 
150, Sacramento, CA, 916-274-0586.

(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.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Webb, Supervisory Environmental 
Planner, California Department of

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Transportation, 703 B Street, Marysville, CA 95901, 530-741-4393, 
John_Webb@dot.ca.gov.
    Issued in Sacramento, California, March 21, 2014.

    Issued on: March 20, 2014.
Gary Sweeten,
Team Leader North, Project Delivery, Federal Highway Administration, 
Sacramento, California.
[FR Doc. 2014-06639 Filed 3-26-14; 8:45 am]
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