Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California, 33539-33540 [2017-15221]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 138 / Thursday, July 20, 2017 / Notices excellence. Excellence in Right-of-Way awardees have contributed to outstanding innovations that enhance the right-of-way professional’s ability to meet the challenges associated with acquiring real property for Federal-aid projects. Similarly, FHWA established the Excellence in Utility Relocation and Accommodation Awards Program to honor the use of innovative practices and outstanding achievements in reducing the cost or shortening the time required to accommodate or relocate utilities associated with highway improvement projects. The goal of the program is to showcase exemplary and innovative projects, programs, initiatives, and practices that successfully integrate the consideration of utilities in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of transportation facilities. 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Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued on: June 11, 2017. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–15186 Filed 7–19–17; 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. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. AGENCY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 242/Clayton Road Ramps Project, on State Route 242, in the City of Concord, in the County of Contra Costa, 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 December 18, 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: California Department of Transportation, Attn: Cristin Hallissy, Environmental Branch, Chief Office of Environmental Analysis, MS–8B, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612, (510) 622–8717, cristin.hallissy@ dot.ca.gov, Normal Office Hours: 9–5, M–F. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assigned, and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33539 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: State Route (SR) 242/Clayton Road Ramps Project: Caltrans proposes to modify the existing partial interchanges at SR 242 at Clayton Road and Concord Avenue, in the City of Concord. The SR 242/Clayton Road interchange would be reconfigured from a partial interchange to provide new northbound and southbound SR 242 onand off-ramps. Proposed local roadway improvements include a combination of additional travel lanes and the extension of left-turn pockets on Willow Pass Road, Concord Avenue, Franquette Avenue, Clayton Road, Market Street, and Commerce Avenue, in the City of Concord. The project will relieve local street congestion. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Initial Study with Negative Declaration/Environmental Assessment with Finding of No Significant Impact (IS–ND/EA–FONSI) for the project, approved on December 27, 2016, in the Caltrans Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) also issued on December 27, 2016, and in other documents in the Caltrans project records. The IS–ND/EA–FONSI and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans IS–ND/ EA–FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/ envdocs.htm, or viewed at public libraries in the project area. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321–4351 et seq.). 2. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations. 3. Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, 23 U.S.C. 109. 4. Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)). 5. Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703–712). 6. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, (16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.). 7. Clean Water Act (Section 401) (33 U.S.C. 1251–1377) of 1977 and 1987 E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1 33540 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 138 / Thursday, July 20, 2017 / Notices (Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972). 8. Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531–1543). 9. Noise Control Act of 1972. 10. Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice and Low-Income Populations. 11. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. 12. Fair Housing Law (Title VIII of the Civil Right Act of 1968). 13. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970. 14. Department of Transportation Act of 1966, Section 4(f) (49 U.S.C. 303). (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). Issued on: July 14, 2017. Larry Vinzant, Senior Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2017–15221 Filed 7–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0128] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on June 19, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by August 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. All asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:50 Jul 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 comments should include the Docket number FHWA–2017–0128. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Moulden, 202–493–3470, TurnerFairbank Highway Research Center, Office of Corporate Research, Technology, and Innovation Management, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 6300 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. Title: Federal Highway Administration Research, Development and Technology Agenda Web site. Background: Title 23, United States Code, Section 502(a)(5) requires that Federal surface transportation research and development activities address the needs of stakeholders, including ‘‘States, metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, the private sector, researchers, research sponsors, and other affected parties, including public interest groups.’’ As part of its effort to ensure that Federal research, development and technology (RD&T) activities are addressing the most critical national challenges, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is developing the RD&T Agenda Web site. This Web site will communicate FHWA’s RD&T goals, objectives and strategies to its stakeholders and highlight notable initiatives or projects that illustrate FHWA’s RD&T approach. The Web site will include an electronic mechanism for stakeholders to provide feedback on the overall RD&T Agenda, FHWA’s approach to addressing national transportation challenges, and potential opportunities for FHWA to collaborate with stakeholders to address them. Respondents: Approximately 1,000 annual respondents. Frequency: Annually. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 10 minutes per respondent per year. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 167 hours per year. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued on: June 11, 2017. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–15184 Filed 7–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0029] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on June 19, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by August 21, 2017. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 138 (Thursday, July 20, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-15221]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
California

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 
23 U.S.C. 327.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to 
announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final. The actions relate 
to a proposed highway project, State Route 242/Clayton Road Ramps 
Project, on State Route 242, in the City of Concord, in the County of 
Contra Costa, 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 December 
18, 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:  California Department of 
Transportation, Attn: Cristin Hallissy, Environmental Branch, Chief 
Office of Environmental Analysis, MS-8B, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 
94612, (510) 622-8717, cristin.hallissy@dot.ca.gov, Normal Office 
Hours: 9-5, M-F.

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: State Route (SR) 242/Clayton Road 
Ramps Project: Caltrans proposes to modify the existing partial 
interchanges at SR 242 at Clayton Road and Concord Avenue, in the City 
of Concord. The SR 242/Clayton Road interchange would be reconfigured 
from a partial interchange to provide new northbound and southbound SR 
242 on- and off-ramps. Proposed local roadway improvements include a 
combination of additional travel lanes and the extension of left-turn 
pockets on Willow Pass Road, Concord Avenue, Franquette Avenue, Clayton 
Road, Market Street, and Commerce Avenue, in the City of Concord. The 
project will relieve local street congestion. The actions by the 
Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are 
described in the Final Initial Study with Negative Declaration/
Environmental Assessment with Finding of No Significant Impact (IS-ND/
EA-FONSI) for the project, approved on December 27, 2016, in the 
Caltrans Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) also issued on 
December 27, 2016, and in other documents in the Caltrans project 
records. The IS-ND/EA-FONSI and other project records are available by 
contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans IS-
ND/EA-FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at 
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/envdocs.htm, or viewed at public libraries 
in the project area.
    This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the 
issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were 
taken, including but not limited to:
    1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 
4321-4351 et seq.).
    2. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations.
    3. Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, 23 U.S.C. 109.
    4. Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)).
    5. Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703-712).
    6. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, (16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.).
    7. Clean Water Act (Section 401) (33 U.S.C. 1251-1377) of 1977 and 
1987

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(Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972).
    8. Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531-1543).
    9. Noise Control Act of 1972.
    10. Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental 
Justice and Low-Income Populations.
    11. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
    12. Fair Housing Law (Title VIII of the Civil Right Act of 1968).
    13. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition 
Policies Act of 1970.
    14. Department of Transportation Act of 1966, Section 4(f) (49 
U.S.C. 303).

(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).

    Issued on: July 14, 2017.
Larry Vinzant,
Senior Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Highway 
Administration, Sacramento, California.
[FR Doc. 2017-15221 Filed 7-19-17; 8:45 am]
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