Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Projects in Texas, 39809-39813 [2018-17144]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices This notice applies to all TxDOT and Federal agency decisions as of the Federal Highway Administration issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions including but not limited to: on Proposed Highway Projects in 1. General: National Environmental Texas Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 AGENCY: Texas Department of U.S.C. 109]. Transportation (TxDOT), Federal 2. Air: Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401– Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. 7671(q). Department of Transportation. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims Department of Transportation Act of for judicial review of actions by TxDOT 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and and Federal agencies. Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers), 23 SUMMARY: This notice announces actions U.S.C. 319. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act taken by TxDOT and Federal agencies [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section that are final. The environmental 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act review, consultation, and other actions [16 U.S.C. 1361], Fish and Wildlife required by applicable Federal Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661– environmental laws for these projects 667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 are being, or have been, carried-out by U.S.C. 703–712]. TxDOT pursuant to statute and a 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Memorandum of Understanding dated Section 106 of the National Historic December 16, 2014, and executed by Preservation Act of 1966, as amended FHWA and TxDOT. The actions relate [54 U.S.C. 300101 et seq.]; Archeological to various proposed highway projects in Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 the State of Texas. Those actions grant U.S.C. 470(aa)–11]; Archeological and licenses, permits, and approvals for the Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. projects. 312501 et seq.]; Native American Grave DATES: By this notice, TxDOT is Protection and Repatriation Act advising the public of final agency (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights claim seeking judicial review of TxDOT Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– and Federal agency actions on the 2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious highway project will be barred unless Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland the claim is filed on or before January Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 21, 2019. If the Federal law that 4201–4209]. authorizes judicial review of a claim 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: provides a time period of less than 150 Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251–1377 days for filing such a claim, then that (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319); shorter time period still applies. Land and Water Conservation Fund FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (LWCF), 16 U.S.C. 4601–4604; Safe Carlos Swonke, Environmental Affairs Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. Division, Texas Department of 300(f)–300(j)(6); Rivers and Harbors Act Transportation, 125 East 11th Street, of 1899, 33 U.S.C. 401–406; Wild and Austin, Texas 78701; telephone: (512) Scenic Rivers Act, 16 U.S.C. 1271–1287; 416–2734; email: carlos.swonke@ Emergency Wetlands Resources Act, 16 txdot.gov. TxDOT’s normal business U.S.C. 3921, 3931; TEA–21 Wetlands hours are 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (central Mitigation, 23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(m), time), Monday through Friday. 133(b)(11); Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4001–4128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is 8. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 hereby given that TxDOT and Federal agencies have taken final agency actions Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, by issuing licenses, permits, and Federal Actions to Address approvals for the highway projects in Environmental Justice in Minority the State of Texas that are listed below. Populations and Low Income The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; actions were taken are described in the E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. Categorical Exclusion (CE) or 13287 Preserve America; E.O. 13175 Environmental Assessment (EA) issued Consultation and Coordination with in connection with the projects and in Indian Tribal Governments; E.O. 11514 other key project documents. The CE or Protection and Enhancement of EA, and other key documents for the Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112 listed projects are available by Invasive Species. (Catalog of Federal contacting TxDOT at the address Domestic Assistance Program Number provided above. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39809 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction.) The projects subject to this notice are: 1. US 87 from US 54 to 0.19 miles north of US 385 in Dallam County. TxDOT, Amarillo District, proposes to improve the clearance on US 87 under the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) bridge in Dalhart. The proposed project would lower the elevation of US 87 under the railroad bridge up to two feet and add a detention facility to improve drainage particularly during flooding situations. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on February 10, 2015, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on February 10, 2015 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Amarillo District Office at 5715 Canyon Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79110; telephone (806) 356–3200. 2. SL 335 from FM 2590 to SW 9th Avenue in Randall and Potter County. TxDOT, Amarillo District, proposes to upgrade existing roadways and a new location alignment to a controlled access facility including frontage roads, ramps, and bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. The project length is approximately 8 miles in length. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 21, 2017, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 21, 2017 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Amarillo District Office at 5715 Canyon Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79110; telephone (806) 356–3200. 3. SL 335 from FM 2590 to Bell Street, and IH 27 at SL 335 Interchange in Randall County. TxDOT, Amarillo District, proposes to improve SL 335 in the southwest portion of the City of Amarillo. The improvements would include the conversion of SL 335 from a non-freeway to a freeway section with frontage roads, ramps, grade separations over intersection cross streets, a four main lane section, with a provision for future expansion to an ultimate six main lane section. The purpose of the proposed project is to develop an alternative freight corridor, provide a hazardous cargo route, and to improve traffic operations, mobility, safety, and E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 39810 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices connectivity through Amarillo. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on May 1, 2015, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on May 1, 2015 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Amarillo District Office at 5715 Canyon Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79110; telephone (806) 356–3200. 4. SL 255 from FM 1520 to US 271 in Camp County. TxDOT, Atlanta District, proposes to construct a new location two-lane roadway, State Loop SL 255 (formerly referred to as Farm-to-Market Road FM 3535), near Pittsburg, Texas. The total length of the proposed project is approximately 2.45 miles with a proposed right-of-way (ROW) width of approximately 150 feet (ft.). The purpose of the project is to provide an efficient east-west roadway for the various users of the northern Camp County transportation system. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on June 26, 2017, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on June 26, 2017 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Atlanta District Office at 701 East Main Street, Atlanta, Texas 75551; telephone (903) 799–1308. 5. I–35 from Rundberg Lane to US 290 East, Travis County. The project would include the addition of three direct connectors, collector-distributors to bypass the St. Johns Avenue signalized intersection, reconstruction of the St. Johns Avenue bridge and bicycle and pedestrian improvements. The project is approximately 1.6 miles in length. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on August 1, 2016, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on August 1, 2016, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Austin District Office at 7901 North I– 35, Austin, TX 78753; telephone (512) 832–7000. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 6. FM 969 from FM 973 to Hunters Bend Road, Travis County. The project would include widening the existing two-lane roadway to four lanes, with a continuous two-way center turn lane, outside shoulders and a continuous sidewalk. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on September 18, 2017, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on September 18, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Austin District Office at 7901 North I–35, Austin, TX 78753; telephone (512) 832– 7000. 7. RM 2222 and RM 620 from RM 620 to Bonaventure Drive and Steiner Ranch Boulevard to RM 2222, Travis County. The project includes the addition of a northbound auxiliary lane on RM 620 from Steiner Ranch Blvd. to a 0.4 mile new arterial connector from RM 620 to RM 2222, improved operations at the RM 620/RM 2222/Bullick Hollow Road intersection, and improvements to RM 2222 from the new arterial connector to the RM 620/RM 2222/Bullick Hollow Road intersection. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on April 4, 2018, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on April 4, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Austin District Office at 7901 North I–35, Austin, TX 78753; telephone (512) 832– 7000. 8. US 59/I–69 from Fostoria Road near the Montgomery/Liberty County line to SL 573, Montgomery/Liberty County. This project intends to widen the existing four lane (two lanes in each direction) divided highway with no designated frontage roads to six lanes (three lanes in each direction) and oneway, two lane frontage roads. The project will also include installation of sidewalks on the outside of the southbound frontage road and the construction of 8-foot wide, shared use lanes for bicycles on the northbound and southbound frontage lanes. The project length is approximately 4.475 miles in length. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 19, 2018, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 23, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Beaumont District Office at 8350 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, TX 77708; telephone (409) 892–7311. 9. IH 20 from 3.5 miles east of LP 254 to SH 16 in Eastland County. TxDOT, Brownwood District, proposes to realign the interstate approximately 500 feet to the south of the existing alignment to alleviate the existing horizontal and vertical curvature. Two new continuous two-way frontage roads would be constructed on both sides of the new highway. The project length is approximately 3 miles in length. The proposed improvements would alleviate the safety hazards that contribute to the high frequency and severity of traffic incidents at Ranger Hill. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on October 26, 2016, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on October 26, 2016 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Brownwood District Office at 2495 Highway 183 North, Brownwood, Texas 76802; telephone (325) 646–2591. 10. US 281 at Premont from 0.5 miles north of FM 1538 to 1.0 miles north of CR 431, Jim Wells County. The proposed project includes construction of an access controlled relief route around the city of Premont that meets interstate standards. This 5.17 mile long project would consist of two northbound and southbound 12-foot mainlanes with 10-foot outside shoulders and 4-foot inside shoulders, separated by a 48-foot grassy median. The project purpose is to develop US 281 to an Interstate facility that would meet Interstate design standards and improve safety in a manner that is sensitive to the environment and serves the access and mobility needs of the affected communities. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on October 2, 2015, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on October 2, 2015, and E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office at 1701 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78416–1324; telephone (361) 808–2300. 11. Holly Road from SH 286 (Crosstown Expressway) to Greenwood Drive, Nueces County. The project would include constructing two additional travel lanes, providing a four lane curb and gutter facility with a raised median, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes along Holly Road from SH 286 (Crosstown Expressway) to Greenwood Drive in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, a distance of approximately 3,960 linear feet (0.75 mile). The purpose of the project is to improve mobility and enhance safety. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 15, 2016, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 15, 2016, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office at 1701 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78416– 1324; telephone (361) 808–2300. 12. SH 200 from SH 361 to FM 1069 in San Patricio County. SH 200 is proposed to be constructed as a principal arterial roadway to route commercial/industrial traffic around the southwestern portion of the city of Ingleside. The proposed project is approximately 1.98 miles in length, with an initial phase of construction of two 12-foot travel lanes and two 10-foot wide shoulders within a 160-foot wide right-of-way, and an ultimate build-out of four 12-foot wide travel lanes and two 10-foot wide shoulders. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on August 26, 2016, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on August 26, 2016, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office at 1701 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78416–1324, telephone (361) 808–2300. 13. FM 2478 from US 380 to North of FM 1461 in Collin County, Texas. The proposed improvements would include VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 the expansion of the existing facility from a two-lane rural to a six-lane urban divided roadway. Approximately 0.54 miles of FM 2478 would be realigned and constructed on new location from Rhea Mills Circle north to FM 1461. The length of the proposed project is approximately 3 miles. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve mobility and bring the roadway up to current design standards. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on September 22, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on September 22, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320–6100. 14. FM 455 from West of FM 2450 to East of Mario Road, in Denton County. The project would reconstruct and widen FM 455 west of FM 2450 to east of Marion Road for an approximate distance of 5.53 miles. Proposed improvements would involve the expansion of FM455 from a two-lane rural highway to a four-lane. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 15, 2018, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 15, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320–6100. 15. Loop 9 from Interstate 35 East to Interstate 45 in Dallas and Ellis Counties, Texas. The proposed improvements would include constructing a six-lane new location frontage road system. The project would also construct intersections at major crossroads and grade separations at Interstate Highway 35 East and BNSF Railroad. The length of the proposed project is approximately 10 miles. The purpose of the proposed project is to provide a direct link from Interstate 35 East to Interstate 45 to serve the residents and businesses in the area. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) PO 00000 Frm 00155 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39811 approved on September 28, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on November 16, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320–6100. 16. SH 121 from Collin County Outer Loop to County Road 635 in Collin County, Texas. The proposed improvements would include reconstructing and widening the existing two-lane undivided roadway to a rural four-lane divided highway from Collin County Outer Loop to north of County Road 635. Grade separation intersections are proposed at FM 455 and FM 2862. The length of the proposed project is approximately 9.52 miles. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve mobility, decrease congestion, accommodate population growth, and enhance safety for the traveling public, while upgrading the facility to current design standards. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on January 19, 2018, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on January 19, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320–6100. 17. SH 310 and Interstate 45 (S.M. Wright, Phase IIB): SH 310 from Pennsylvania Avenue to north of Al Lipscomb Way; and Interstate 45 from Lenway Street to Good Latimer in Dallas County, Texas. The proposed improvements would include reconstructing the existing freeway-tofreeway connections to achieve greater connectivity with major Interstate 45 cross streets. The proposed project would realign S.M. Wright Parkway to connect exclusively to Cesar Chavez Boulevard between Pennsylvania Avenue and Al Lipscomb Way. The length of the proposed project is approximately .05 mile for SH 310 (S.M. Wright Parkway) and approximately 1.0 mile for IH 45. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve operability, connections, and mobility between Interstate 45 and major cross streets near S.M. Wright Parkway. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 39812 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 30, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 30, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320–6100. 18. US 77 from south of FM 66 to north of McMillan Street in Ellis County, Texas. The proposed improvements would include the addition of a new two-lane bridge on new alignment west of the existing viaduct, and the conversion of Elm Street and Monroe Street to a one-way couplet system. The length of the proposed project is approximately 1.2 miles. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve the safety of the US 77 viaduct and reduce congestion and improve mobility through downtown Waxahachie, Texas. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 27, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 27, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320–6100. 19. US 377 Relief Route from approximately one mile south of SH 171 to approximately one mile north of SH 171 in Hood and Johnson Counties, Texas. The proposed project would construct a four-lane relief route west of US 377 and the City of Cresson. The length of the proposed project is approximately 3.02 miles. The purpose of the proposed project is to provide a long-term solution to identified traffic issues at the US 377 and SH 171 intersection. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on August 3, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on September 20, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Fort Worth District Office at 2501 SW VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76133; telephone (817) 370–6500. 20. FM 2218 from IH 69 to SH 36, Fort Bend County. The project widens the existing two-lane undivided roadway to a four-lane divided roadway with a raised grass median. FM 2218 will also be realigned just south of Longleaf Drive, with the former road ending in a cul-de-sac. The length of the project is approximately 3.7 miles. The purpose of the project is to accommodate existing and projected growth, and bring the roadway to current design standards between SH 36 and IH 69. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 9, 2018, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 9, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; telephone (713) 802–5000. 21. Crabb River Road (Farm-to-Market Road 2759/Farm-to-Market Road 762), from 0.25 mile south of Sansbury Boulevard to the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Secondary School Complex, in Fort Bend County. The project widens the existing twolane undivided roadway to a four-lane divided roadway. The project is approximately 2.9 miles long. The purpose of the project is to improve mobility, alleviate traffic congestion, and improve safety. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 20, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 20, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; telephone (713) 802–5000. 22. FM 2854, from Loop 336 to Interstate Highway 45, in Montgomery County. The project will reconstruct the existing two-lane, undivided facility to a four-lane roadway with a curb and gutter and a flush median. The project is approximately two miles long. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve safety and mobility, and reduce congestion for the travelling public by constructing a divided roadway and PO 00000 Frm 00156 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 signalized intersections. The roadway improvements will accommodate anticipated future growth in the region by adding additional capacity needed, while providing accommodations for bicyclists and pedestrians through the construction of shared-use lanes and sidewalks, in accordance with FHWA and TxDOT guidelines and policies. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on August 1, 2016, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on August 1, 2016, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; telephone (713) 802–5000. 23. McHard Road Extension, from Cullen Boulevard to Mykawa Road, Brazoria County. The project is an extension of McHard Road from Cullen Boulevard to Mykawa Road. McHard Road Extension will have an urban cross-section consisting of a four-lane divided, curb-and-gutter roadway. The project is approximately 3.45 miles long. The purpose of the project is to improve connectivity between Pearland Parkway and State Highway 288, improve mobility on FM 518/Broadway Street, and provide residents in the project area better access to amenities in the City of Pearland and Harris and Brazoria Counties. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 7, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 7, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; telephone (713) 802–5000. 24. SH 105, from Mount Mariah Road to FM 149, Montgomery County. The project will widen SH 105 both to the north and south of the existing highway from an undivided, two-lane highway to a four-lane divided highway. The project length is approximately 6.2 miles. The purpose of the project is to improve traffic flow within the study area and larger region and reduce the number of traffic accidents from Mount Mariah Road to FM 149. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 24, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 24, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; telephone (713) 802–5000. 25. Bulverde Road from Marshall Road to Wilderness Oak in Bexar County. The project would convert the existing two-lane roadway to a four-lane roadway with five-foot shoulders, curb and gutter, sidewalks and turn lanes. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 20, 2016, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 20, 2016 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615–5839. 26. I–10 West from FM 3351 (Ralph Fair Road) to La Cantera Parkway, Bexar County. The project would add one general-purpose lane and one High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction of IH 10 from approximately 3,800 feet north of FM 3351 (Ralph Fair Rd.) to La Cantera Parkway. The project would transition to the two generalpurpose lanes approximately 3,800 feet north of FM 3351 (Ralph Fair Rd.) and would tie into the three general-purpose lanes at La Cantera Parkway. In addition, a 12-ft wide auxiliary lane would be added to the IH 10 westbound main lanes between the westbound onramp from Dominion Drive to the westbound exit ramp to FM 3351 (Ralph Fair Rd.). The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 30, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 30, 2017 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615–5839. 27. Loop 1604 from FM 1957 to FM 471 in Bexar County. The project would VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 convert the existing four-lane divided roadway to a four-lane expressway, and would include the construction of the southbound Loop 1604 main lanes and frontage road, entrance and exit ramps, and three grade separations. The length of the proposed project is approximately 4.1 miles. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on May 4, 2016, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on May 4, 2016 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615–5839. 28. Loop 1604 from US 90 to FM 1957 in Bexar County. The project would convert the existing four-lane divided roadway to a four-lane expressway with continuous frontage roads. The project would also include the construction of grade separations at major intersections located within the project limits as well as a direct connector from southbound LP 1604 to eastbound US 90. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on May 27, 2016, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on May 27, 2016 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615–5839. 29. Quintana Road from Harmon Avenue to McKenna Avenue in Bexar County. The project includes roadway realignment, median, shared use path, turn lanes and drainage improvements. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on June 22, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on June 22, 2017 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615–5839. 30. SH 211 from FM 1957 to FM 471 in Bexar and Medina Counties. The PO 00000 Frm 00157 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39813 project includes construction of a new 7.6 mile two-lane rural arterial roadway on new location. 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ACTION: Notice of intent; notice of public meeting; request for comments. AGENCY: The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), in coordination with the Maritime Administration (MARAD), will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) as part of the environmental review of the Texas Gulf Terminals, Inc. (TGTI) deepwater port license application. The application proposes the ownership, construction, operation and eventual decommissioning of an offshore oil export deepwater port that would be located in Federal waters approximately 12.7 nautical miles off the coast of Corpus Christi, Texas in a water depth of approximately 93 feet. The deepwater port would allow for the loading of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) via a single point mooring buoy system. This Notice of Intent (NOI) requests public participation in the scoping process, provides information on how to participate and announces an informational open house and public meeting in Texas. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 155 (Friday, August 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway 
Projects in Texas

AGENCY: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Federal Highway 
Administration (FHWA), U.S. Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions 
by TxDOT and Federal agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by TxDOT and Federal 
agencies that are final. The environmental review, consultation, and 
other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for 
these projects are being, or have been, carried-out by TxDOT pursuant 
to statute and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 16, 2014, 
and executed by FHWA and TxDOT. The actions relate to various proposed 
highway projects in the State of Texas. Those actions grant licenses, 
permits, and approvals for the projects.

DATES: By this notice, TxDOT is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review 
of TxDOT and Federal agency actions on the highway project will be 
barred unless the claim is filed on or before January 21, 2019. If the 
Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time 
period of less than 150 days for filing such a claim, then that shorter 
time period still applies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carlos Swonke, Environmental Affairs 
Division, Texas Department of Transportation, 125 East 11th Street, 
Austin, Texas 78701; telephone: (512) 416-2734; email: 
[email protected]. TxDOT's normal business hours are 8:00 a.m.-
5:00 p.m. (central time), Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that TxDOT and 
Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing licenses, 
permits, and approvals for the highway projects in the State of Texas 
that are listed below.
    The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which 
such actions were taken are described in the Categorical Exclusion (CE) 
or Environmental Assessment (EA) issued in connection with the projects 
and in other key project documents. The CE or EA, and other key 
documents for the listed projects are available by contacting TxDOT at 
the address provided above.
    This notice applies to all TxDOT and 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]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q).
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers), 
23 U.S.C. 319.
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], Fish and 
Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty 
Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712].
    5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 300101 et 
seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 
470(aa)-11]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. 
312501 et seq.]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act 
(NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001-3013].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 
1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201-4209].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251-
1377 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319); Land and Water 
Conservation Fund (LWCF), 16 U.S.C. 4601-4604; Safe Drinking Water Act 
(SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300(f)-300(j)(6); Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, 33 
U.S.C. 401-406; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, 16 U.S.C. 1271-1287; 
Emergency Wetlands Resources Act, 16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931; TEA-21 Wetlands 
Mitigation, 23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(m), 133(b)(11); Flood Disaster 
Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4001-4128.
    8. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 
Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address 
Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income 
Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural 
Resources; E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; 
E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental 
Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species. (Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction.)
    The projects subject to this notice are:
    1. US 87 from US 54 to 0.19 miles north of US 385 in Dallam County. 
TxDOT, Amarillo District, proposes to improve the clearance on US 87 
under the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) bridge in Dalhart. The proposed 
project would lower the elevation of US 87 under the railroad bridge up 
to two feet and add a detention facility to improve drainage 
particularly during flooding situations. The actions by TxDOT and 
Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are 
described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on 
February 10, 2015, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued 
on February 10, 2015 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The 
EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available 
by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Amarillo 
District Office at 5715 Canyon Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79110; telephone 
(806) 356-3200.
    2. SL 335 from FM 2590 to SW 9th Avenue in Randall and Potter 
County. TxDOT, Amarillo District, proposes to upgrade existing roadways 
and a new location alignment to a controlled access facility including 
frontage roads, ramps, and bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. The 
project length is approximately 8 miles in length. The actions by TxDOT 
and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken 
are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on 
July 21, 2017, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on 
July 21, 2017 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, 
FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by 
contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Amarillo 
District Office at 5715 Canyon Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79110; telephone 
(806) 356-3200.
    3. SL 335 from FM 2590 to Bell Street, and IH 27 at SL 335 
Interchange in Randall County. TxDOT, Amarillo District, proposes to 
improve SL 335 in the southwest portion of the City of Amarillo. The 
improvements would include the conversion of SL 335 from a non-freeway 
to a freeway section with frontage roads, ramps, grade separations over 
intersection cross streets, a four main lane section, with a provision 
for future expansion to an ultimate six main lane section. The purpose 
of the proposed project is to develop an alternative freight corridor, 
provide a hazardous cargo route, and to improve traffic operations, 
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connectivity through Amarillo. The actions by TxDOT and Federal 
agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described 
in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on May 1, 2015, the 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on May 1, 2015 and 
other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT Amarillo District Office at 
5715 Canyon Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79110; telephone (806) 356-3200.
    4. SL 255 from FM 1520 to US 271 in Camp County. TxDOT, Atlanta 
District, proposes to construct a new location two-lane roadway, State 
Loop SL 255 (formerly referred to as Farm-to-Market Road FM 3535), near 
Pittsburg, Texas. The total length of the proposed project is 
approximately 2.45 miles with a proposed right-of-way (ROW) width of 
approximately 150 feet (ft.). The purpose of the project is to provide 
an efficient east-west roadway for the various users of the northern 
Camp County transportation system. The actions by TxDOT and Federal 
agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described 
in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on June 26, 2017, 
the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on June 26, 2017 
and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT Atlanta District Office at 
701 East Main Street, Atlanta, Texas 75551; telephone (903) 799-1308.
    5. I-35 from Rundberg Lane to US 290 East, Travis County. The 
project would include the addition of three direct connectors, 
collector-distributors to bypass the St. Johns Avenue signalized 
intersection, reconstruction of the St. Johns Avenue bridge and bicycle 
and pedestrian improvements. The project is approximately 1.6 miles in 
length. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under 
which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental 
Assessment (EA) approved on August 1, 2016, the Finding of No 
Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on August 1, 2016, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents 
in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the 
address provided above or the TxDOT Austin District Office at 7901 
North I-35, Austin, TX 78753; telephone (512) 832-7000.
    6. FM 969 from FM 973 to Hunters Bend Road, Travis County. The 
project would include widening the existing two-lane roadway to four 
lanes, with a continuous two-way center turn lane, outside shoulders 
and a continuous sidewalk. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies 
and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the 
Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on September 18, 2017, the 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on September 18, 2017, 
and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT Austin District Office at 
7901 North I-35, Austin, TX 78753; telephone (512) 832-7000.
    7. RM 2222 and RM 620 from RM 620 to Bonaventure Drive and Steiner 
Ranch Boulevard to RM 2222, Travis County. The project includes the 
addition of a northbound auxiliary lane on RM 620 from Steiner Ranch 
Blvd. to a 0.4 mile new arterial connector from RM 620 to RM 2222, 
improved operations at the RM 620/RM 2222/Bullick Hollow Road 
intersection, and improvements to RM 2222 from the new arterial 
connector to the RM 620/RM 2222/Bullick Hollow Road intersection. The 
actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such 
actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment 
(EA) approved on April 4, 2018, the Finding of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI) issued on April 4, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT 
project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project 
file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or 
the TxDOT Austin District Office at 7901 North I-35, Austin, TX 78753; 
telephone (512) 832-7000.
    8. US 59/I-69 from Fostoria Road near the Montgomery/Liberty County 
line to SL 573, Montgomery/Liberty County. This project intends to 
widen the existing four lane (two lanes in each direction) divided 
highway with no designated frontage roads to six lanes (three lanes in 
each direction) and one-way, two lane frontage roads. The project will 
also include installation of sidewalks on the outside of the southbound 
frontage road and the construction of 8-foot wide, shared use lanes for 
bicycles on the northbound and southbound frontage lanes. The project 
length is approximately 4.475 miles in length. The actions by TxDOT and 
Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are 
described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 
19, 2018, the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 
23, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, 
and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by 
contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Beaumont 
District Office at 8350 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, TX 77708; telephone 
(409) 892-7311.
    9. IH 20 from 3.5 miles east of LP 254 to SH 16 in Eastland County. 
TxDOT, Brownwood District, proposes to realign the interstate 
approximately 500 feet to the south of the existing alignment to 
alleviate the existing horizontal and vertical curvature. Two new 
continuous two-way frontage roads would be constructed on both sides of 
the new highway. The project length is approximately 3 miles in length. 
The proposed improvements would alleviate the safety hazards that 
contribute to the high frequency and severity of traffic incidents at 
Ranger Hill. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws 
under which such actions were taken are described in the Final 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on October 26, 2016, the Finding 
of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on October 26, 2016 and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents 
in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the 
address provided above or the TxDOT Brownwood District Office at 2495 
Highway 183 North, Brownwood, Texas 76802; telephone (325) 646-2591.
    10. US 281 at Premont from 0.5 miles north of FM 1538 to 1.0 miles 
north of CR 431, Jim Wells County. The proposed project includes 
construction of an access controlled relief route around the city of 
Premont that meets interstate standards. This 5.17 mile long project 
would consist of two northbound and southbound 12-foot mainlanes with 
10-foot outside shoulders and 4-foot inside shoulders, separated by a 
48-foot grassy median. The project purpose is to develop US 281 to an 
Interstate facility that would meet Interstate design standards and 
improve safety in a manner that is sensitive to the environment and 
serves the access and mobility needs of the affected communities. The 
actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such 
actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment 
(EA) approved on October 2, 2015, the Finding of No Significant Impact 
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other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT Corpus Christi District 
Office at 1701 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1324; 
telephone (361) 808-2300.
    11. Holly Road from SH 286 (Crosstown Expressway) to Greenwood 
Drive, Nueces County. The project would include constructing two 
additional travel lanes, providing a four lane curb and gutter facility 
with a raised median, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes along Holly Road 
from SH 286 (Crosstown Expressway) to Greenwood Drive in Corpus 
Christi, Nueces County, Texas, a distance of approximately 3,960 linear 
feet (0.75 mile). The purpose of the project is to improve mobility and 
enhance safety. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws 
under which such actions were taken are described in the Final 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 15, 2016, the Finding of 
No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 15, 2016, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents 
in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the 
address provided above or the TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office at 
1701 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1324; telephone 
(361) 808-2300.
    12. SH 200 from SH 361 to FM 1069 in San Patricio County. SH 200 is 
proposed to be constructed as a principal arterial roadway to route 
commercial/industrial traffic around the southwestern portion of the 
city of Ingleside. The proposed project is approximately 1.98 miles in 
length, with an initial phase of construction of two 12-foot travel 
lanes and two 10-foot wide shoulders within a 160-foot wide right-of-
way, and an ultimate build-out of four 12-foot wide travel lanes and 
two 10-foot wide shoulders. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies 
and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the 
Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on August 26, 2016, the 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on August 26, 2016, and 
other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT Corpus Christi District 
Office at 1701 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1324, 
telephone (361) 808-2300.
    13. FM 2478 from US 380 to North of FM 1461 in Collin County, 
Texas. The proposed improvements would include the expansion of the 
existing facility from a two-lane rural to a six-lane urban divided 
roadway. Approximately 0.54 miles of FM 2478 would be realigned and 
constructed on new location from Rhea Mills Circle north to FM 1461. 
The length of the proposed project is approximately 3 miles. The 
purpose of the proposed project is to improve mobility and bring the 
roadway up to current design standards. The actions by TxDOT and 
Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are 
described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on 
September 22, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on 
September 22, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The 
EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available 
by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas 
District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone 
(214) 320-6100.
    14. FM 455 from West of FM 2450 to East of Mario Road, in Denton 
County. The project would reconstruct and widen FM 455 west of FM 2450 
to east of Marion Road for an approximate distance of 5.53 miles. 
Proposed improvements would involve the expansion of FM455 from a two-
lane rural highway to a four-lane. The actions by TxDOT and Federal 
agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described 
in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 15, 2018, 
the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 15, 2018, 
and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 
4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320-6100.
    15. Loop 9 from Interstate 35 East to Interstate 45 in Dallas and 
Ellis Counties, Texas. The proposed improvements would include 
constructing a six-lane new location frontage road system. The project 
would also construct intersections at major crossroads and grade 
separations at Interstate Highway 35 East and BNSF Railroad. The length 
of the proposed project is approximately 10 miles. The purpose of the 
proposed project is to provide a direct link from Interstate 35 East to 
Interstate 45 to serve the residents and businesses in the area. The 
actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such 
actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment 
(EA) approved on September 28, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI) issued on November 16, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT 
project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project 
file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or 
the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 
75150; telephone (214) 320-6100.
    16. SH 121 from Collin County Outer Loop to County Road 635 in 
Collin County, Texas. The proposed improvements would include 
reconstructing and widening the existing two-lane undivided roadway to 
a rural four-lane divided highway from Collin County Outer Loop to 
north of County Road 635. Grade separation intersections are proposed 
at FM 455 and FM 2862. The length of the proposed project is 
approximately 9.52 miles. The purpose of the proposed project is to 
improve mobility, decrease congestion, accommodate population growth, 
and enhance safety for the traveling public, while upgrading the 
facility to current design standards. The actions by TxDOT and Federal 
agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described 
in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on January 19, 
2018, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on January 19, 
2018, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and 
other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting 
TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office 
at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320-6100.
    17. SH 310 and Interstate 45 (S.M. Wright, Phase IIB): SH 310 from 
Pennsylvania Avenue to north of Al Lipscomb Way; and Interstate 45 from 
Lenway Street to Good Latimer in Dallas County, Texas. The proposed 
improvements would include reconstructing the existing freeway-to-
freeway connections to achieve greater connectivity with major 
Interstate 45 cross streets. The proposed project would realign S.M. 
Wright Parkway to connect exclusively to Cesar Chavez Boulevard between 
Pennsylvania Avenue and Al Lipscomb Way. The length of the proposed 
project is approximately .05 mile for SH 310 (S.M. Wright Parkway) and 
approximately 1.0 mile for IH 45. The purpose of the proposed project 
is to improve operability, connections, and mobility between Interstate 
45 and major cross streets near S.M. Wright Parkway. The actions by 
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were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) 
approved on March 30, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) 
issued on March 30, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project 
file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are 
available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the 
TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; 
telephone (214) 320-6100.
    18. US 77 from south of FM 66 to north of McMillan Street in Ellis 
County, Texas. The proposed improvements would include the addition of 
a new two-lane bridge on new alignment west of the existing viaduct, 
and the conversion of Elm Street and Monroe Street to a one-way couplet 
system. The length of the proposed project is approximately 1.2 miles. 
The purpose of the proposed project is to improve the safety of the US 
77 viaduct and reduce congestion and improve mobility through downtown 
Waxahachie, Texas. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the 
laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on March 27, 2017, Finding of No 
Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 27, 2017, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents 
in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the 
address provided above or the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 E. 
Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; telephone (214) 320-6100.
    19. US 377 Relief Route from approximately one mile south of SH 171 
to approximately one mile north of SH 171 in Hood and Johnson Counties, 
Texas. The proposed project would construct a four-lane relief route 
west of US 377 and the City of Cresson. The length of the proposed 
project is approximately 3.02 miles. The purpose of the proposed 
project is to provide a long-term solution to identified traffic issues 
at the US 377 and SH 171 intersection. The actions by TxDOT and Federal 
agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described 
in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on August 3, 2017, 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on September 20, 2017, 
and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT Fort Worth District Office 
at 2501 SW Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76133; telephone (817) 370-6500.
    20. FM 2218 from IH 69 to SH 36, Fort Bend County. The project 
widens the existing two-lane undivided roadway to a four-lane divided 
roadway with a raised grass median. FM 2218 will also be realigned just 
south of Longleaf Drive, with the former road ending in a cul-de-sac. 
The length of the project is approximately 3.7 miles. The purpose of 
the project is to accommodate existing and projected growth, and bring 
the roadway to current design standards between SH 36 and IH 69. The 
actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such 
actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment 
(EA) approved on March 9, 2018, Finding of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI) issued on March 9, 2018, and other documents in the TxDOT 
project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project 
file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or 
the TxDOT Houston District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, 
Texas 77007; telephone (713) 802-5000.
    21. Crabb River Road (Farm-to-Market Road 2759/Farm-to-Market Road 
762), from 0.25 mile south of Sansbury Boulevard to the Lamar 
Consolidated Independent School District Secondary School Complex, in 
Fort Bend County. The project widens the existing two-lane undivided 
roadway to a four-lane divided roadway. The project is approximately 
2.9 miles long. The purpose of the project is to improve mobility, 
alleviate traffic congestion, and improve safety. The actions by TxDOT 
and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken 
are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on 
March 20, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on 
March 20, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, 
FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by 
contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston 
District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; 
telephone (713) 802-5000.
    22. FM 2854, from Loop 336 to Interstate Highway 45, in Montgomery 
County. The project will reconstruct the existing two-lane, undivided 
facility to a four-lane roadway with a curb and gutter and a flush 
median. The project is approximately two miles long. The purpose of the 
proposed project is to improve safety and mobility, and reduce 
congestion for the travelling public by constructing a divided roadway 
and signalized intersections. The roadway improvements will accommodate 
anticipated future growth in the region by adding additional capacity 
needed, while providing accommodations for bicyclists and pedestrians 
through the construction of shared-use lanes and sidewalks, in 
accordance with FHWA and TxDOT guidelines and policies. The actions by 
TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were 
taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved 
on August 1, 2016, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on 
August 1, 2016, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, 
FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by 
contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston 
District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; 
telephone (713) 802-5000.
    23. McHard Road Extension, from Cullen Boulevard to Mykawa Road, 
Brazoria County. The project is an extension of McHard Road from Cullen 
Boulevard to Mykawa Road. McHard Road Extension will have an urban 
cross-section consisting of a four-lane divided, curb-and-gutter 
roadway. The project is approximately 3.45 miles long. The purpose of 
the project is to improve connectivity between Pearland Parkway and 
State Highway 288, improve mobility on FM 518/Broadway Street, and 
provide residents in the project area better access to amenities in the 
City of Pearland and Harris and Brazoria Counties. The actions by TxDOT 
and Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken 
are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on 
July 7, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 
7, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, 
and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by 
contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston 
District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; 
telephone (713) 802-5000.
    24. SH 105, from Mount Mariah Road to FM 149, Montgomery County. 
The project will widen SH 105 both to the north and south of the 
existing highway from an undivided, two-lane highway to a four-lane 
divided highway. The project length is approximately 6.2 miles. The 
purpose of the project is to improve traffic flow within the study area 
and larger region and reduce the number of traffic accidents from Mount 
Mariah Road to FM 149. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and 
the laws under which such actions were

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taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved 
on July 24, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on 
July 24, 2017, and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, 
FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by 
contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT Houston 
District Office at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007; 
telephone (713) 802-5000.
    25. Bulverde Road from Marshall Road to Wilderness Oak in Bexar 
County. The project would convert the existing two-lane roadway to a 
four-lane roadway with five-foot shoulders, curb and gutter, sidewalks 
and turn lanes. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws 
under which such actions were taken are described in the Final 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 20, 2016, Finding of No 
Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 20, 2016 and other documents 
in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the 
TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address 
provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 
410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615-5839.
    26. I-10 West from FM 3351 (Ralph Fair Road) to La Cantera Parkway, 
Bexar County. The project would add one general-purpose lane and one 
High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction of IH 10 from 
approximately 3,800 feet north of FM 3351 (Ralph Fair Rd.) to La 
Cantera Parkway. The project would transition to the two general-
purpose lanes approximately 3,800 feet north of FM 3351 (Ralph Fair 
Rd.) and would tie into the three general-purpose lanes at La Cantera 
Parkway. In addition, a 12-ft wide auxiliary lane would be added to the 
IH 10 westbound main lanes between the westbound on-ramp from Dominion 
Drive to the westbound exit ramp to FM 3351 (Ralph Fair Rd.). The 
actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under which such 
actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental Assessment 
(EA) approved on March 30, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI) issued on March 30, 2017 and other documents in the TxDOT 
project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project 
file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or 
the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, 
TX 78229; telephone (210) 615-5839.
    27. Loop 1604 from FM 1957 to FM 471 in Bexar County. The project 
would convert the existing four-lane divided roadway to a four-lane 
expressway, and would include the construction of the southbound Loop 
1604 main lanes and frontage road, entrance and exit ramps, and three 
grade separations. The length of the proposed project is approximately 
4.1 miles. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and the laws under 
which such actions were taken are described in the Final Environmental 
Assessment (EA) approved on May 4, 2016, Finding of No Significant 
Impact (FONSI) issued on May 4, 2016 and other documents in the TxDOT 
project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the TxDOT project 
file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address provided above or 
the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, 
TX 78229; telephone (210) 615-5839.
    28. Loop 1604 from US 90 to FM 1957 in Bexar County. The project 
would convert the existing four-lane divided roadway to a four-lane 
expressway with continuous frontage roads. The project would also 
include the construction of grade separations at major intersections 
located within the project limits as well as a direct connector from 
southbound LP 1604 to eastbound US 90. The actions by TxDOT and Federal 
agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are described 
in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on May 27, 2016, 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on May 27, 2016 and 
other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other 
documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT 
at the address provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office 
at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615-5839.
    29. Quintana Road from Harmon Avenue to McKenna Avenue in Bexar 
County. The project includes roadway realignment, median, shared use 
path, turn lanes and drainage improvements. The actions by TxDOT and 
Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken are 
described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on June 
22, 2017, Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on June 22, 
2017 and other documents in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and 
other documents in the TxDOT project file are available by contacting 
TxDOT at the address provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District 
Office at 4615 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615-
5839.
    30. SH 211 from FM 1957 to FM 471 in Bexar and Medina Counties. The 
project includes construction of a new 7.6 mile two-lane rural arterial 
roadway on new location. The actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies and 
the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Final 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on July 14, 2017, Finding of No 
Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on July 14, 2017 and other documents 
in the TxDOT project file. The EA, FONSI, and other documents in the 
TxDOT project file are available by contacting TxDOT at the address 
provided above or the TxDOT San Antonio District Office at 4615 NW Loop 
410, San Antonio, TX 78229; telephone (210) 615-5839.

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

    Issued on: August 6, 2018.
Michael T. Leary,
Director, Planning and Program Development, Federal Highway 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-17144 Filed 8-9-18; 8:45 am]
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