Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment of Freight Easement-in Adams County, Colo., 72782-72783 [2015-29668]

Download as PDF 72782 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 224 / Friday, November 20, 2015 / Notices The agenda for this meeting will be as follows: Opening Remarks; Consideration of Minutes of Past Meeting; Quarterly Report; Old and New Business; Closing Discussion; Adjournment. Attendance at the meeting is open to the interested public but limited to the space available. With the approval of the Administrator, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing further information should contact, not later than Thursday, December 10, 2015, Carrie Lavigne, Chief Counsel, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, 180 Andrews Street, Massena, NY 13662; 315–764–3231. Any member of the public may present a written statement to the Advisory Board at any time. Issued at Washington, DC, on November 17, 2015. Carrie Lavigne, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2015–29667 Filed 11–19–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–61–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 323X)] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment of Freight Easement—in Adams County, Colo. On November 2, 2015, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon an 8.57-mile freight rail operating easement over a portion of the Boulder Industrial Lead (Lead) extending from milepost 0.70 near Commerce City, Colo., to milepost 9.27 near Eastlake, Colo. (the Line), in Adams County, Colo. The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 80022, 80640, 80229, 80233, and 80241. According to UP, in June 2009, it sold the entire 32.97-mile Lead, right-of-way, trackage, and structures, including all bridges, from milepost 0.20 near Commerce City to milepost 33.17 near Valmont, to the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), a political subdivision of the State of Colorado. Reg’l Transp. Dist.—Acquis. Exemption—Union Pac. R.R. in Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, & Weld, Colo., FD 35252 (STB served June 29, 2010). UP retained an exclusive, perpetual freight easement over the entire Lead. UP states that following abandonment, the Line would continue to be owned by RTD VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Nov 19, 2015 Jkt 238001 and would be rebuilt for inclusion in RTD’s integrated mass transit system known as FasTracks. UP points out that this is the same transit use as is planned for the western portion of the Lead, which was the subject matter of Union Pacific Railroad Co.—Abandonment Exemption—in Adams, Weld, & Boulder Counties, Colo., Docket No. AB 33 (SubNo. 307X) (STB served Oct. 23, 2012). Following consummation of the proposed abandonment, UP would retain its freight easement from milepost 0.20 to milepost 0.70 of the Lead. According to UP, only one customer located on the Line, Atlas Roofing Corporation (Atlas), has moved traffic over the Line within the past two years. The last Atlas shipment moved over the Line in February 2015. UP states that RTD, Atlas, and Leroy Industries LLC (Leroy) (the owner of the facility Atlas leases for its operations) have entered into an agreement covering alternative transportation arrangements for service off the Line. UP states that it does not anticipate any need for future rail service on the Line to Atlas, Leroy, or any other potential customer and that the proposed abandonment will have no adverse effect on any shippers. UP notes that, in the agreement, Atlas and Leroy state that they do not object to and are willing to support the proposed abandonment. In addition to an exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903, UP seeks an exemption from 49 U.S.C. 10904 (offer of financial assistance (OFA) procedures) and 49 U.S.C. 10905 (public use conditions) for reasons of overriding public need. In support, UP states that the right-of-way is needed for a valid public purpose by RTD for public passenger transportation purposes, and there is no other overriding public need for continued freight rail service on the Line.1 UP adds that the area the Lead served has shifted away from railoriented industries, and as a consequence, no new shippers are expected to locate on the Line. The request for exemption from § 10904 and § 10905 will be addressed in the final decision. According to UP, the Line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in UP’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, In Bingham & 1 According to UP, a transit line will use the former right-of-way from milepost 1.15 to milepost 9.27. PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuing this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by February 19, 2016. Any OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due by February 29, 2016, or 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption, whichever occurs first. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,600 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment, the Line may be suitable for other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than December 10, 2015. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a $300 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27). All filings in response to this notice must refer to Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 323X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001; and (2) Mack H. Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 North Wacker Drive, Room 1920, Chicago, IL 60606. Replies to the petition are due on or before December 10, 2015. Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs and Compliance at (202) 245–0238 or refer to the full abandonment regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) at (202) 245–0305. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8339. An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement (EIS), if necessary) prepared by OEA will be served upon all parties of record and upon any other agencies or persons who comment during its preparation. Other interested persons may contact OEA to obtain a copy of the EA (or EIS). EAs in abandonment proceedings normally will be made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. The deadline for submission of comments on the EA generally will be within 30 days of its service. 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[FR Doc. 2015–29671 Filed 11–19–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P [Docket No. FD 35969] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Motive Rail, Inc. d/b/a Missouri North Central Railroad—Lease and Operation Exemption—Illinois Central Railroad Company Motive Rail, Inc. d/b/a Missouri North Central Railroad (MNCR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from Illinois Central Railroad Company (ICRR),1 and to operate approximately 1.6 miles of rail line (the Line), known as the CN Eldorado Subdivision, between mileposts 110.9 and 112.5 in Galatia, Ill. MNCR currently holds authority to operate approximately 7.75 miles of rail line in northern Missouri and a terminal switching operation on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The purpose of this transaction is to allow MNCR to provide switching services for American Coal, the principal shipper in Galatia. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 323X)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Abandonment of Freight Easement--
in Adams County, Colo.

    On November 2, 2015, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with 
the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under 49 U.S.C. 
10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon 
an 8.57-mile freight rail operating easement over a portion of the 
Boulder Industrial Lead (Lead) extending from milepost 0.70 near 
Commerce City, Colo., to milepost 9.27 near Eastlake, Colo. (the Line), 
in Adams County, Colo. The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 
80022, 80640, 80229, 80233, and 80241.
    According to UP, in June 2009, it sold the entire 32.97-mile Lead, 
right-of-way, trackage, and structures, including all bridges, from 
milepost 0.20 near Commerce City to milepost 33.17 near Valmont, to the 
Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), a political subdivision 
of the State of Colorado. Reg'l Transp. Dist.--Acquis. Exemption--Union 
Pac. R.R. in Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, & Weld, Colo., FD 35252 (STB 
served June 29, 2010). UP retained an exclusive, perpetual freight 
easement over the entire Lead. UP states that following abandonment, 
the Line would continue to be owned by RTD and would be rebuilt for 
inclusion in RTD's integrated mass transit system known as FasTracks. 
UP points out that this is the same transit use as is planned for the 
western portion of the Lead, which was the subject matter of Union 
Pacific Railroad Co.--Abandonment Exemption--in Adams, Weld, & Boulder 
Counties, Colo., Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 307X) (STB served Oct. 23, 
2012). Following consummation of the proposed abandonment, UP would 
retain its freight easement from milepost 0.20 to milepost 0.70 of the 
Lead.
    According to UP, only one customer located on the Line, Atlas 
Roofing Corporation (Atlas), has moved traffic over the Line within the 
past two years. The last Atlas shipment moved over the Line in February 
2015. UP states that RTD, Atlas, and Leroy Industries LLC (Leroy) (the 
owner of the facility Atlas leases for its operations) have entered 
into an agreement covering alternative transportation arrangements for 
service off the Line. UP states that it does not anticipate any need 
for future rail service on the Line to Atlas, Leroy, or any other 
potential customer and that the proposed abandonment will have no 
adverse effect on any shippers. UP notes that, in the agreement, Atlas 
and Leroy state that they do not object to and are willing to support 
the proposed abandonment.
    In addition to an exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903, 
UP seeks an exemption from 49 U.S.C. 10904 (offer of financial 
assistance (OFA) procedures) and 49 U.S.C. 10905 (public use 
conditions) for reasons of overriding public need. In support, UP 
states that the right-of-way is needed for a valid public purpose by 
RTD for public passenger transportation purposes, and there is no other 
overriding public need for continued freight rail service on the 
Line.\1\ UP adds that the area the Lead served has shifted away from 
rail-oriented industries, and as a consequence, no new shippers are 
expected to locate on the Line. The request for exemption from Sec.  
10904 and Sec.  10905 will be addressed in the final decision.
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    \1\ According to UP, a transit line will use the former right-
of-way from milepost 1.15 to milepost 9.27.
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    According to UP, the Line does not contain federally granted 
rights-of-way. Any documentation in UP's possession will be made 
available promptly to those requesting it.
    The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the 
conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad--Abandonment Portion 
Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, In Bingham & Bonneville Counties, 
Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    By issuing this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption 
proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be 
issued by February 19, 2016.
    Any OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due by February 29, 
2016, or 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for 
exemption, whichever occurs first. Each OFA must be accompanied by a 
$1,600 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment, 
the Line may be suitable for other public use, including interim trail 
use. Any request for a public use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for 
trail use/rail banking under 49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than 
December 10, 2015. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a $300 
filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27).
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to Docket No. AB 
33 (Sub-No. 323X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Mack H. 
Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 North Wacker Drive, Room 
1920, Chicago, IL 60606. Replies to the petition are due on or before 
December 10, 2015.
    Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Assistance, 
Governmental Affairs and Compliance at (202) 245-0238 or refer to the 
full abandonment regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning 
environmental issues may be directed to the Board's Office of 
Environmental Analysis (OEA) at (202) 245-0305. Assistance for the 
hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay 
Service at 1-800-877-8339.
    An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement 
(EIS), if necessary) prepared by OEA will be served upon all parties of 
record and upon any other agencies or persons who comment during its 
preparation. Other interested persons may contact OEA to obtain a copy 
of the EA (or EIS). EAs in abandonment proceedings normally will be 
made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. The 
deadline for submission of comments on the EA generally will be within 
30 days of its service.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.

    Decided: November 17, 2015.


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    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Brendetta S. Jones,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2015-29668 Filed 11-19-15; 8:45 am]
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