Notice of Availability and Announcement of Public Meeting for the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building Structural Enhancements Project in San Diego, California, 58252 [2018-25220]

Download as PDF 58252 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 223 / Monday, November 19, 2018 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice PBS–2018–12; Docket No. 2018– 0002; Sequence No. 31] Notice of Availability and Announcement of Public Meeting for the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building Structural Enhancements Project in San Diego, California Public Buildings Service (PBS), General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of availability; announcement of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces the availability, and opportunity for public review and comment, of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA), which examines the potential impacts of a proposal by GSA to provide structural enhancement improvements to the existing Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building and United States Courthouse. The Draft EA describes the reason the project is being proposed; the alternatives being considered; the potential impacts of each of the alternatives on the existing environment; and the proposed avoidance, minimization, and/or mitigation measures related to those alternatives. SUMMARY: A public meeting for the Draft EA will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. Interested parties are encouraged to attend and provide written comments on the Draft EA. The comment period for the Draft EA ends on December 17, 2018. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at 704 J Street, San Diego, California, 92101. Further information, including an electronic copy of the Draft EA, may be found online on the following website: https://www.gsa.gov/ about-us/regions/welcome-to-thepacific-rim-region-9/buildings-andfacilities/california/edward-j-schwartzfederal-office-building#CurrentProjects. Questions or comments concerning the Draft EA should be directed to: Osmahn Kadri, Regional Environmental Quality Advisor/NEPA Project Manager, 50 United Nations Plaza, 3345, Mailbox #9, San Francisco, CA, 94102, or via email to osmahn.kadri@gsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Osmahn Kadri, Regional Environmental Quality Advisor/NEPA Project Manager, GSA, at 415–522–3617. Please also call this number if special assistance is needed to attend and participate in the public meeting. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Nov 16, 2018 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Background Jkt 247001 The Project is proposed in order to improve structural safety for the public traveling underneath the building and for the tenants occupying the building above the Front Street underpass, located at 8800 Front Street in San Diego, California. The portion of Front Street that extends below the Schwartz FOB is referred to as the Front Street underpass. The existing building has five stories of federal office building space spanning above the roadway and two levels of parking structure beneath the roadway. The EA will consider one Action Alternative and one No Action Alternative. The Action Alternative would consist of structural enhancement improvements to the portion of the existing Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building over Front Street between E and F streets. Existing columns and beams supporting the building at the Front Street underpass would be reinforced with new steel beams and column support structures and pre-cast concrete paneling. Construction would require full and partial closure of Front Street between Broadway and F Street. Street closure options during construction of the Action Alternative are being considered and a comprehensive Traffic Control Plan will be prepared to address the street closure. The No Action Alternative assumes that structural enhancements to the existing building would not occur. Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (BSC NCIPC); Correction Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (BSC NCIPC; December 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., EST, which was published in the Federal Register on November 2, 2018 Volume 83, Number 213, page 55171. The registration information should read as follows: Due to the limited availability of phone line ports, we are encouraging the pubic to please register using the link provided: https:// www.surveymonkey.com/r/JR6LJX7. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gwendolyn H. Cattledge, Ph.D., M.S.E.H., Deputy Associate Director for Science, NCIPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop F–63, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone (770) 488–1430. Email address: ncipcbsc@cdc.gov. The Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Sherri Berger, Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2018–25133 Filed 11–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Public Meeting The public meeting will be conducted in open house format, where project information will be presented and distributed. Comments must be received by December 17, 2018, and emailed to osmahn.kadri@gsa.gov, or sent to the address listed above. Dated: November 8, 2018. Matthew Jear, Director, Portfolio Management Division, Pacific Rim Region, Public Buildings Service. 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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[Notice PBS-2018-12; Docket No. 2018-0002; Sequence No. 31]


Notice of Availability and Announcement of Public Meeting for the 
Draft Environmental Assessment for the Edward J. Schwartz Federal 
Building Structural Enhancements Project in San Diego, California

AGENCY: Public Buildings Service (PBS), General Services Administration 
(GSA).

ACTION: Notice of availability; announcement of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability, and opportunity for 
public review and comment, of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA), 
which examines the potential impacts of a proposal by GSA to provide 
structural enhancement improvements to the existing Edward J. Schwartz 
Federal Building and United States Courthouse. The Draft EA describes 
the reason the project is being proposed; the alternatives being 
considered; the potential impacts of each of the alternatives on the 
existing environment; and the proposed avoidance, minimization, and/or 
mitigation measures related to those alternatives.

DATES: A public meeting for the Draft EA will be held on Wednesday, 
November 28, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. 
Interested parties are encouraged to attend and provide written 
comments on the Draft EA.
    The comment period for the Draft EA ends on December 17, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at 704 J Street, San Diego, 
California, 92101. Further information, including an electronic copy of 
the Draft EA, may be found online on the following website: https://www.gsa.gov/about-us/regions/welcome-to-the-pacific-rim-region-9/buildings-and-facilities/california/edward-j-schwartz-federal-office-building#CurrentProjects. Questions or comments concerning the Draft EA 
should be directed to: Osmahn Kadri, Regional Environmental Quality 
Advisor/NEPA Project Manager, 50 United Nations Plaza, 3345, Mailbox 
#9, San Francisco, CA, 94102, or via email to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Osmahn Kadri, Regional Environmental 
Quality Advisor/NEPA Project Manager, GSA, at 415-522-3617. Please also 
call this number if special assistance is needed to attend and 
participate in the public meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Project is proposed in order to improve structural safety for 
the public traveling underneath the building and for the tenants 
occupying the building above the Front Street underpass, located at 
8800 Front Street in San Diego, California. The portion of Front Street 
that extends below the Schwartz FOB is referred to as the Front Street 
underpass. The existing building has five stories of federal office 
building space spanning above the roadway and two levels of parking 
structure beneath the roadway.
    The EA will consider one Action Alternative and one No Action 
Alternative. The Action Alternative would consist of structural 
enhancement improvements to the portion of the existing Edward J. 
Schwartz Federal Building over Front Street between E and F streets. 
Existing columns and beams supporting the building at the Front Street 
underpass would be reinforced with new steel beams and column support 
structures and pre-cast concrete paneling. Construction would require 
full and partial closure of Front Street between Broadway and F Street. 
Street closure options during construction of the Action Alternative 
are being considered and a comprehensive Traffic Control Plan will be 
prepared to address the street closure.
    The No Action Alternative assumes that structural enhancements to 
the existing building would not occur.

Public Meeting

    The public meeting will be conducted in open house format, where 
project information will be presented and distributed. Comments must be 
received by December 17, 2018, and emailed to [email protected], or 
sent to the address listed above.

    Dated: November 8, 2018.
Matthew Jear,
Director, Portfolio Management Division, Pacific Rim Region, Public 
Buildings Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-25220 Filed 11-16-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6820-YF-P