Environmental Impact Statement; Queens County, NY, 25497 [2017-11303]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 104 / Thursday, June 1, 2017 / Notices Issued in Renton, Washington, on May 25, 2017. Victor Wicklund, Manager, Transport Standards Staff. Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2017–0414–0002. Petitioner: Delta Air Lines, Inc. Section of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 25.813(e), 121.310(f)(5), and 121.310(f)(6). Description of Relief Sought: Allow Boeing Model 777–200 and 777–200LR airplanes to operate with doors installed in partitions separating passenger compartments, and doors installed between occupiable passenger seats and emergency exits during takeoff and landing for up to 28 ‘‘mini-suites.’’ [FR Doc. 2017–11279 Filed 5–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement; Queens County, NY Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed construction project known as the Van Wyck Expressway Capacity & Access Improvements to John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport, in Queens County, New York. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Harold Fink, Deputy Chief Engineer, New York State Department of Transportation, Hunters Point Plaza 47–40 21st Street, Long Island City, New York 11101, Telephone: (718) 482–4683; or Peter W. Osborn, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, New York Division, Leo W. O’Brien Federal Building, 7th Floor, Clinton Avenue and North Pearl Street, Albany, New York 12207, Telephone: (518) 431–4127. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on a proposal to provide increased capacity on the Van Wyck Expressway (I–678) between the Kew Gardens Interchange and JFK Airport. The Van Wyck Expressway is the major transportation corridor providing access to and from JFK Airport. JFK mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 May 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 Airport is a major international gateway to the United States that handles 58.9 million passengers with over 400,000 aircraft operations annually. The Van Wyck Expressway also serves as the major route for commercial truck traffic to get to and from the airport. The project is needed to provide increased capacity on the Van Wyck Expressway to and from JFK Airport; improve operations and geometry of ramps within the identified project limits; and address structural deficiencies on the bridges within the project limits. The purpose of the project is to provide increased capacity on the Van Wyck Expressway between the Kew Gardens Interchange and JFK Airport to improve vehicular access to and from the airport. In addition, the project will address the operational, geometric, and structural deficiencies on the Van Wyck Expressway between the Kew Gardens Interchange and JFK Airport. A reasonable range of alternatives is currently being developed and will be refined during the NEPA scoping process in consideration of agency and public comments received. Letters describing the proposed action and soliciting comments will be sent to Cooperating and Participating Agencies. Public and agency outreach will include a formal public scoping meeting, a public hearing, and meetings with Cooperating and Participating Agencies. Public notice will be given of the date, time, and location of the scoping meeting and hearing. To assist in determining the scope of issues to be addressed and identifying the significant issues related to the proposed action, the general public will have the opportunity to submit written comments at the scoping meeting and during a scoping comment period. The draft EIS will be available for public and agency review and comment prior to the public hearing. Comments or questions concerning this proposed action should be directed to the NYSDOT and FHWA at the addresses provided above. Issued on: May 24, 2017. Peter W. Osborn, Division Administrator, Albany, New York. [FR Doc. 2017–11303 Filed 5–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00274 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25497 Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. ACTION: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, located on State Route 175 near the city of Middletown, in the County of Lake, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, 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 highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before October 30, 2017. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Caltrans: Liza Walker, Senior Environmental Planner, California Department of Transportation—District 3, 703 B Street, Marysville, California 95901, during normal business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., telephone (530) 741–4139 or email liza.walker@ dot.ca.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assigned, and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that the Caltrans, has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of California: Safety improvement project located on State Route (SR) 175 in Lake County near the town of Middletown, between post miles R25.0 to 27.5. The project proposes to widen shoulders, improve the existing curvatures of the roadway and the clear recovery zone (CRZ), reconstruct driveways and intersections, and install shoulder/ centerline rumble strips along the edge of the traveled way (ETW). The total length of the project is 2.5 miles. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) for the project, approved on, 5/8/17 in the FHWA Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on 5/8/17 and in other SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Environmental Impact Statement; Queens County, NY

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. 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 (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed 
construction project known as the Van Wyck Expressway Capacity & Access 
Improvements to John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport, in Queens County, New 
York.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Harold Fink, Deputy Chief Engineer, 
New York State Department of Transportation, Hunters Point Plaza 47-40 
21st Street, Long Island City, New York 11101, Telephone: (718) 482-
4683; or Peter W. Osborn, Division Administrator, Federal Highway 
Administration, New York Division, Leo W. O'Brien Federal Building, 7th 
Floor, Clinton Avenue and North Pearl Street, Albany, New York 12207, 
Telephone: (518) 431-4127.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the New York 
State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), will prepare an 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on a proposal to provide increased 
capacity on the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) between the Kew Gardens 
Interchange and JFK Airport.
    The Van Wyck Expressway is the major transportation corridor 
providing access to and from JFK Airport. JFK Airport is a major 
international gateway to the United States that handles 58.9 million 
passengers with over 400,000 aircraft operations annually. The Van Wyck 
Expressway also serves as the major route for commercial truck traffic 
to get to and from the airport. The project is needed to provide 
increased capacity on the Van Wyck Expressway to and from JFK Airport; 
improve operations and geometry of ramps within the identified project 
limits; and address structural deficiencies on the bridges within the 
project limits.
    The purpose of the project is to provide increased capacity on the 
Van Wyck Expressway between the Kew Gardens Interchange and JFK Airport 
to improve vehicular access to and from the airport. In addition, the 
project will address the operational, geometric, and structural 
deficiencies on the Van Wyck Expressway between the Kew Gardens 
Interchange and JFK Airport.
    A reasonable range of alternatives is currently being developed and 
will be refined during the NEPA scoping process in consideration of 
agency and public comments received.
    Letters describing the proposed action and soliciting comments will 
be sent to Cooperating and Participating Agencies. Public and agency 
outreach will include a formal public scoping meeting, a public 
hearing, and meetings with Cooperating and Participating Agencies. 
Public notice will be given of the date, time, and location of the 
scoping meeting and hearing. To assist in determining the scope of 
issues to be addressed and identifying the significant issues related 
to the proposed action, the general public will have the opportunity to 
submit written comments at the scoping meeting and during a scoping 
comment period. The draft EIS will be available for public and agency 
review and comment prior to the public hearing.
    Comments or questions concerning this proposed action should be 
directed to the NYSDOT and FHWA at the addresses provided above.

    Issued on: May 24, 2017.
Peter W. Osborn,
Division Administrator, Albany, New York.
[FR Doc. 2017-11303 Filed 5-31-17; 8:45 am]
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