Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Gravina Access Project in Alaska, 31680 [2017-14234]

Download as PDF 31680 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 129 / Friday, July 7, 2017 / Notices training for its staff and consultants, offered by the NHI and/or the FHWA Resource Center. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Preparation and Comment on the Draft Report In consultation with ODOT, FHWA prepared a draft audit report and provided this draft to ODOT for a 14day review and comment period. After considering ODOT’s comments, FHWA published a notice in the Federal Register on March 16, 2017, soliciting public comment for 30-days, pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327(g). This notice is available at 82 FR 14096. Finalization of Report The FHWA received comments on the draft report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The ARTBA’s comments were supportive of the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program and did not relate specifically to Audit #1. The team has considered these comments in finalizing this audit report. Since the completion of this report, staff from ODOT and FHWA have established quarterly partnering sessions where observations and other issues relating to NEPA assignment are being discussed, clarified, and resolved. [FR Doc. 2017–14233 Filed 7–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Gravina Access Project in Alaska Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of limitation of claims for judicial review of actions by FHWA and other Federal agencies. AGENCY: This notice announces final actions taken by FWHA. The actions relate to the proposed Gravina Access Project in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough in the State of Alaska. Those actions grant approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, FHWA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of FHWA actions on the Gravina Access Project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before December 4, 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. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:56 Jul 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 Karen Pinell, Assistant Division Administrator, Alaska Division Office, FHWA, P.O. Box 21648, Juneau, Alaska 99802, Telephone (907) 586–7158. The FHWA Alaska Division Office’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Alaska Standard Time), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. You may also contact Kirk Miller, P.E., Project Manager, DOT&PF Southcoast Region, 6860 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801–7999, Telephone (907) 465–1215. The DOT&PF Southcoast Region’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Alaska Standard Time), Monday through Friday, except State and Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken final agency action subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the Gravina Access Project in the State of Alaska. The Gravina Access Project proposes to improve access between Revillagigedo Island and Gravina Island in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. The project includes the following components: 1. Reconstruction of existing airport ferry berths to meet current design standards; 2. Upgrades and improvements to pedestrian facilities at the airport ferry terminals; 3. A new heavy freight mooring facility and new ferry layup dock on Gravina Island; 4. Shuttle vans to carry pedestrians and their luggage to/from the airport; 5. New toll facilities; 6. Replacement of the bridge over Airport Creek; and 7. Reconstruction of Seley Road from Lewis Reef Road to approximately the end of the Airport Reserve. The actions by FHWA and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Gravina Access Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) issued on July 7, 2017, and in other documents in the project records. The Final SEIS, ROD, and other project records are available by contacting FHWA at the address provided above. The Final SEIS and ROD can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at: at: http://dot.alaska.gov/sereg/ projects/gravina_access/ or by contacting FHWA at the address provided above. This notice applies to all FHWA decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken. Laws generally applicable to such actions include but are not limited to: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– 4351; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109]. 2. Wildlife: Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667d; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712], Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801– 1891d, Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 668–668d), Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C 1536). 3. Waters of the U.S.: Section 404 of the Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1344]. 4. Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 306108]; Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. 312501– 312508]; Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)-470mm]. 5. Executive Orders: Executive Order 12898, Environmental Justice; Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management; Executive Order 11990, Protection of Wetlands; Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species; Executive Order 13166 Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency; Executive Order 13186 Migratory Birds; Executive Order 11593, Protection and Enhancement of the Cultural Environment; and Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments. Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued On: June 27, 2017. Sandra A. Garcia-Aline, Alaska Division Administrator, Juneau, Alaska. [FR Doc. 2017–14234 Filed 7–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2017–0175] Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Exemption; Rail Delivery Services (RDS) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 129 (Friday, July 7, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Gravina Access 
Project in Alaska

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of limitation of claims for judicial review of actions 
by FHWA and other Federal agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces final actions taken by FWHA. The actions 
relate to the proposed Gravina Access Project in the Ketchikan Gateway 
Borough in the State of Alaska. Those actions grant approvals for the 
project.

DATES: By this notice, FHWA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review 
of FHWA actions on the Gravina Access Project will be barred unless the 
claim is filed on or before December 4, 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: Karen Pinell, Assistant Division 
Administrator, Alaska Division Office, FHWA, P.O. Box 21648, Juneau, 
Alaska 99802, Telephone (907) 586-7158. The FHWA Alaska Division 
Office's normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Alaska 
Standard Time), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. You may 
also contact Kirk Miller, P.E., Project Manager, DOT&PF Southcoast 
Region, 6860 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-7999, Telephone 
(907) 465-1215. The DOT&PF Southcoast Region's normal business hours 
are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Alaska Standard Time), Monday through 
Friday, except State and Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken 
final agency action subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, 
permits, and approvals for the Gravina Access Project in the State of 
Alaska. The Gravina Access Project proposes to improve access between 
Revillagigedo Island and Gravina Island in the Ketchikan Gateway 
Borough, Alaska.
    The project includes the following components:
    1. Reconstruction of existing airport ferry berths to meet current 
design standards;
    2. Upgrades and improvements to pedestrian facilities at the 
airport ferry terminals;
    3. A new heavy freight mooring facility and new ferry layup dock on 
Gravina Island;
    4. Shuttle vans to carry pedestrians and their luggage to/from the 
airport;
    5. New toll facilities;
    6. Replacement of the bridge over Airport Creek; and
    7. Reconstruction of Seley Road from Lewis Reef Road to 
approximately the end of the Airport Reserve.
    The actions by FHWA and the laws under which such actions were 
taken are described in the Gravina Access Project Final Environmental 
Impact Statement (SEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) issued on July 7, 
2017, and in other documents in the project records. The Final SEIS, 
ROD, and other project records are available by contacting FHWA at the 
address provided above. The Final SEIS and ROD can be viewed and 
downloaded from the project Web site at: at: http://dot.alaska.gov/sereg/projects/gravina_access/ or by contacting FHWA at the address 
provided above.
    This notice applies to all FHWA decisions as of the issuance date 
of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken. Laws 
generally applicable to such actions include but are not limited to:
    1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4351; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109].
    2. Wildlife: Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-
667d; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712], Magnuson-Stevens 
Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 
U.S.C. 1801-1891d, Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 668-
668d), Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C 1536).
    3. Waters of the U.S.: Section 404 of the Clean Water Act [33 
U.S.C. 1344].
    4. Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic 
Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 306108]; Archaeological 
and Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. 312501-312508]; Archaeological 
Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)-470mm].
    5. Executive Orders: Executive Order 12898, Environmental Justice; 
Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management; Executive Order 11990, 
Protection of Wetlands; Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species; 
Executive Order 13166 Improving Access to Services for Persons with 
Limited English Proficiency; Executive Order 13186 Migratory Birds; 
Executive Order 11593, Protection and Enhancement of the Cultural 
Environment; and Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination 
with Indian Tribal Governments.

    Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1).

    Issued On: June 27, 2017.
Sandra A. Garcia-Aline,
Alaska Division Administrator, Juneau, Alaska.
[FR Doc. 2017-14234 Filed 7-6-17; 8:45 am]
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