Environmental Impact Statement; Hartford County, Connecticut, 67421 [2016-23119]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 190 / Friday, September 30, 2016 / Notices Floodplain Management and Protection (April 23, 1979) 23. Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1899, Sections 9 and 10 24. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended 25. Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice and Low-Income Populations (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). Cesar Perez, Senior Transportation Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2016–23641 Filed 9–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Research, Planning, and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Environmental Impact Statement; Hartford County, Connecticut Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Hartford County, Connecticut. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy D. Jackson-Grove, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 628–2 Hebron Avenue, Suite 303, Glastonbury, CT 06033, Telephone: (860) 659–6703. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposal for transportation improvements on I–84 between Flatbush Avenue (Interchange 45) and I–91 (Interchange 53) in Hartford, Connecticut. The approximate length of the proposed project area is 2.5 miles. The purpose of the proposed project, as currently defined, is to address structural deficiencies, improve traffic operations and safety, and improve mobility on and along the I–84 corridor within the project limits, while maintaining access for the City of Hartford and adjacent communities. The EIS will study a reasonable range of alternatives to address the proposed mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:49 Sep 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 project’s purpose and need. Alternatives under consideration include (1) No Build Alternative; (2) Elevated Highway Alternative (3) Lowered Highway Alternative and (4) Tunneled Highway Alternative. An Internet Web site has been established to provide information on the proposed project and can be accessed at http://www.i84hartford.com. Public scoping is underway. Agencies, Tribes, and the public are encouraged to submit written comments on the purpose and need, scope of alternatives and impacts. The draft EIS will be available for public and agency review and comment prior to a public hearing. Public notice of the draft EIS and the date and time of the public hearing(s) will be posted on the project Web site and in local the newspapers. To ensure that the full range of issues related to this proposed action are addressed and all significant issues identified, comments and suggestions are invited from all interested parties. Comments or questions concerning this proposed action and the EIS should be directed to the FHWA at the address provided above. Issued on: September 20, 2016. Amy Jackson-Grove, Division Administrator, Glastonbury, Connecticut. [FR Doc. 2016–23119 Filed 9–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [FMCSA Docket No. FMCSA–[2016–0216] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: FMCSA confirms its decision to exempt 46 individuals from its rule prohibiting persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions enable these individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. DATES: The exemptions were effective on September 10, 2016. The exemptions expire on September 10, 2018. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67421 Ms. Christine A. Hydock, Chief, Medical Programs Division, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W64– 113, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: I. Electronic Access You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document Management System (FDMS) at: http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and/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. Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. II. Background On August 10, 2016, FMCSA published a notice of receipt of Federal diabetes exemption applications from 46 individuals and requested comments from the public (81 FR 52947). The public comment period closed on September 9, 2016, and no comments were received. FMCSA has evaluated the eligibility of the 46 applicants and determined that granting the exemptions to these individuals would achieve a level of safety equivalent to or greater than the level that would be achieved by complying with the current regulation 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3). Diabetes Mellitus and Driving Experience of the Applicants The Agency established the current requirement for diabetes in 1970 because several risk studies indicated that drivers with diabetes had a higher rate of crash involvement than the general population. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Environmental Impact Statement; Hartford County, Connecticut

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an 
environmental impact statement will be prepared for a proposed highway 
project in Hartford County, Connecticut.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy D. Jackson-Grove, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 628-2 Hebron Avenue, 
Suite 303, Glastonbury, CT 06033, Telephone: (860) 659-6703.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the 
Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), will prepare an 
environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposal for transportation 
improvements on I-84 between Flatbush Avenue (Interchange 45) and I-91 
(Interchange 53) in Hartford, Connecticut. The approximate length of 
the proposed project area is 2.5 miles. The purpose of the proposed 
project, as currently defined, is to address structural deficiencies, 
improve traffic operations and safety, and improve mobility on and 
along the I-84 corridor within the project limits, while maintaining 
access for the City of Hartford and adjacent communities. The EIS will 
study a reasonable range of alternatives to address the proposed 
project's purpose and need. Alternatives under consideration include 
(1) No Build Alternative; (2) Elevated Highway Alternative (3) Lowered 
Highway Alternative and (4) Tunneled Highway Alternative. An Internet 
Web site has been established to provide information on the proposed 
project and can be accessed at http://www.i84hartford.com.
    Public scoping is underway. Agencies, Tribes, and the public are 
encouraged to submit written comments on the purpose and need, scope of 
alternatives and impacts. The draft EIS will be available for public 
and agency review and comment prior to a public hearing. Public notice 
of the draft EIS and the date and time of the public hearing(s) will be 
posted on the project Web site and in local the newspapers.
    To ensure that the full range of issues related to this proposed 
action are addressed and all significant issues identified, comments 
and suggestions are invited from all interested parties. Comments or 
questions concerning this proposed action and the EIS should be 
directed to the FHWA at the address provided above.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, 
Highway Research, Planning, and Construction. The regulations 
implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental 
consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this 
program.)

    Issued on: September 20, 2016.
Amy Jackson-Grove,
Division Administrator, Glastonbury, Connecticut.
[FR Doc. 2016-23119 Filed 9-29-16; 8:45 am]
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