Environmental Impact Statement: Madison County, Illinois, 13922 [2017-05135]

Download as PDF 13922 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 15, 2017 / Notices Letters describing the proposed project and soliciting comments will be sent to appropriate Federal, State, and local agencies, and to private organizations and the public who have previously expressed or are known to have interest in this project. Several public meetings will be held throughout the term of the project. The first of these meetings, a public scoping meeting, will be conducted to provide the public information about the project and an opportunity to assist in formulating and revising the scope of the study. The public scoping meetings will be scheduled in the future and will be posted to the LaDOTD Web site: www.dotd.state.la.us. A public hearing will also be held. Public notice will be given of the time and place of the meetings and hearing. To ensure that the full range of issues related to this proposed project 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 SEIS 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: February 23, 2017. Charles ‘‘Wes‘‘ Bollinger, Division Administrator, FHWA, Louisiana. Administration, 3250 Executive Park Drive, Springfield, Illinois 62703, Phone: (217) 492–4600. Jeffrey L. Keirn, Deputy Director of Highways, Region 5 Engineer, Illinois Department of Transportation, 1102 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234, Phone: (618) 346–3110. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation, issued a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) in 2012 (77 FR 25782, May 1, 2012). The project proposal was to improve transportation flow, safety and connectivity in Alton and Godfrey, Illinois. Due to concerns raised by project stakeholders and partners, including project costs, displacements of homes, and a lack of public support, FHWA is rescinding the Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS. Comments or questions concerning this notice should be directed to FHWA or the Illinois Department of Transportation at the addresses provided above. Authority: 23 U.S.C. 315; 23 CFR 771.123; 49 CFR 1.48. (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.) [FR Doc. 2017–05140 Filed 3–14–17; 8:45 am] Issued on: February 27, 2017. Catherine A. Batey, Division Administrator, Springfield, Illinois. BILLING CODE 4910–22–P [FR Doc. 2017–05135 Filed 3–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement: Madison County, Illinois Notice To Rescind a Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement: Columbia, Sauk, and Juneau Counties, Wisconsin Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice to rescind a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. AGENCY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement will not be prepared for a proposed transportation project in Alton and Godfrey, Illinois in an area bounded roughly by IL Route 3 on the south; Seminary Road on the east; Seiler Road on the north and US 67 on the west. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine A. Batey, Division Administrator, Federal Highway asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Mar 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice to Rescind a Notice of Intent for a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: A Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was published in the Federal Register for proposed transportation improvements along the Interstate (I)–90/94 corridor, from the United States Highway (US) 12/ Wisconsin State Highway (WIS) 16 interchange to the I–39/WIS 78 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 interchange in Columbia, Sauk, and Juneau Counties in Wisconsin. The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that FHWA and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will no longer prepare a Tier 1 EIS in this corridor due to recent and on-going reprioritization of major transportation projects. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Davies, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 525 Junction Road, Suite 8000, Madison, Wisconsin 53717–2157, Telephone: (608) 829–7500. You may also contact Steve Krebs, Director, Bureau of Technical Services, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 7965, Madison, Wisconsin 53707–7965, Telephone: (608) 246–7930. The FHWA originally issued an NOI to prepare an EIS in the Federal Register Vol. 79 No. 221, Nov. 17, 2014 for proposed transportation improvements along the approximately 25-mile I–90/ 94 corridor, from the US 12/WIS 16 interchange to the I–39/WIS 78 interchange in Juneau, Sauk, and Columbia Counties in Wisconsin. A revised NOI was published in the Federal Register Vol. 80 No. 229, Nov. 30, 2015 to advise the public that FHWA and WisDOT would be preparing a Tier 1 EIS for proposed transportation improvements along the I–90/94 corridor, from US 12/WIS 16 Interchange to the I–39/WIS 78 interchange in Juneau, Sauk, and Columbia Counties in Wisconsin. The project is being canceled due to recent and on-going reprioritization of major transportation projects. As such the preparation of the Tier 1 EIS for proposed transportation improvements along the I–90/94 corridor, from the WIS 16 Interchange to the I–39/WIS 78 interchange in Columbia, Sauk, and Juneau Counties will not be completed. Any future transportation improvements along the corridor will progress under a separate environmental review process in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (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.) Issued on: March 6, 2017. Michael Davies, Division Administrator, FHWA Wisconsin Division, Madison, Wisconsin. [FR Doc. 2017–05138 Filed 3–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 13922]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-05135]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Environmental Impact Statement: Madison County, Illinois

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice to rescind a notice of intent to prepare an 
environmental impact statement.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an 
environmental impact statement will not be prepared for a proposed 
transportation project in Alton and Godfrey, Illinois in an area 
bounded roughly by IL Route 3 on the south; Seminary Road on the east; 
Seiler Road on the north and US 67 on the west.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine A. Batey, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 3250 Executive Park 
Drive, Springfield, Illinois 62703, Phone: (217) 492-4600. Jeffrey L. 
Keirn, Deputy Director of Highways, Region 5 Engineer, Illinois 
Department of Transportation, 1102 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, 
Illinois 62234, Phone: (618) 346-3110.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Illinois 
Department of Transportation, issued a notice of intent to prepare an 
environmental impact statement (EIS) in 2012 (77 FR 25782, May 1, 
2012). The project proposal was to improve transportation flow, safety 
and connectivity in Alton and Godfrey, Illinois.
    Due to concerns raised by project stakeholders and partners, 
including project costs, displacements of homes, and a lack of public 
support, FHWA is rescinding the Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS.
    Comments or questions concerning this notice should be directed to 
FHWA or the Illinois Department of Transportation at the addresses 
provided above.

    Authority: 23 U.S.C. 315; 23 CFR 771.123; 49 CFR 1.48.

(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: February 27, 2017.
Catherine A. Batey,
Division Administrator, Springfield, Illinois.
[FR Doc. 2017-05135 Filed 3-14-17; 8:45 am]
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