Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in New Mexico, 3273-3274 [2019-01631]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2019 / Notices relate to the Pyramid Highway/US 395 Connection Project located in Washoe County, Nevada. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approval of the project. DATES: By this notice, FHWA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the listed highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before July 11, 2019. If this date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, parties are advised to file their claim no later than the business day preceding this date. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time-period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time-period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For the FHWA: Mr. Abdelmoez Abdalla, Ph.D., Environmental Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 705 North Plaza Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701–0602; telephone: (775) 687–1231; email: abdelmoez.abdalla@dot.gov. The FHWA Nevada Division Office’s regular business hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). For the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT): Mr. Steve M. Cooke, P.E., Chief, Environmental Services Division, Nevada Department of Transportation, 1263 South Stewart Street, Carson City, Nevada 89712; telephone: (775) 888– 7686; email: scooke@dot.nv.gov. The NDOT office’s regular business hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions related to the Pyramid Highway/ US 395 Connection Project located in Washoe County, Nevada. The FHWA, in cooperation with the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (FHWA–NV–EIS–12– 02–D) and Final EIS (FHWA–NV–EIS– 12–02–F) to improve Pyramid Highway between Queen Way and Calle de la Plata and provide a new connection between Pyramid Highway and United States (US) 395 (referred to as the US 395 Connection). The project includes arterial improvements along approximately seven miles of Pyramid Highway from Queen Way to Calle de la Plata, and a new US 395 Connection that would start near Sparks Boulevard, run west along a ridge alignment, cross Sun Valley Boulevard south of Rampion Way, and terminate at the existing US 395/Parr Boulevard interchange, which would be modified to accommodate the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Feb 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 new US 395 Connection. A new interchange for the US 395 Connection would be built west of Sun Valley Boulevard. The project includes improvements on Disc Drive between Pyramid Highway and Vista Boulevard, and would extend Disc Drive from Pyramid Highway west to the new US 395 Connection. Bicycle and pedestrian facility improvements would also be provided along new and improved roadways. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Record of Decision (ROD) issued on December 7, 2018, and in other documents in the FHWA and NDOT project records. These documents are available by contacting FHWA or NDOT at the addresses provided above. The ROD can also be downloaded electronically from the project website at: https:// www.pyramidus395connection.com or viewed at area public libraries. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions on the project 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 (FAHA) [23 U.S.C. 109 as amended by the Fast Act Section 1404(a) and 23 U.S.C. 128]; 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)] (Transportation Conformity, 40 CFR part 93). 3. Noise: Procedures for Abatement of Highway Traffic Noise and Construction Noise [23 U.S.C. 109(h), 109(i); 42 U.S.C. 4331, 4332; sec. 339(b), Public Law 104–59, 109 Stat. 568, 605; 49 CFR 1.48(b)]. 4. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [23 U.S.C. 138 and 49 U.S.C. 303] and Section 6(f) of the Land and Water Conservation Act as amended [16 U.S.C. 4601]; 23 CFR 774. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 306108]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act of 1974 [16 U.S.C. 469–469(c)]. 6. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(e)]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]. 7. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000 (d)-2000 (d)(1)]. 8. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990, Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988, Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3273 Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations; E.O. 11593, Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; E.O. 13287, Preserve America; E.O. 11514, Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112, Invasive Species. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program No. 20.205, Highway Research, 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), as amended by the Moving Ahead for Progress Act, Pub. L. 112–141, section 1308, 126 Stat. 405 (2012). Issued on: January 31, 2019. Susan Klekar, Division Administrator, Carson City, Nevada. [FR Doc. 2019–01630 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in New Mexico Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA. AGENCY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Sunport Boulevard Extension and Woodward Road from Interstate 25 extending west to NM 303 (2nd Street SW), in the County of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA 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 July 11, 2019. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For FHWA, Gregory L. Heitmann, Environmental/Realty Specialist, FHWA New Mexico Division, 4001 Office Court Drive, Suite 801, Santa Fe, NM 87507, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Phone Number (505) 820–2027, Email greg.heitmann@ dot.gov. For New Mexico Department of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 3274 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2019 / Notices Transportation (NMDOT), R. Blake Roxlau, Environmental Bureau Manager, Environmental Bureau, 1120 Cerillos Road, Room 205, Santa Fe, NM 87504– 1149, Office hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Phone (505) 490–2575, Email Blake.Roxlau@state.nm.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken final agency action(s) subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of New Mexico: The Sunport Boulevard Extension Project is a project that connects the Sunport Interstate 25 Interchange to NM 47(Broadway Boulevard) to the west of the interchange via a new highway facility that includes a bridge. The project also includes improvements to the Broadway Boulevard/Sunport Boulevard/Woodward Road Intersection, as well as improvements to the existing Woodward Road facility extending west to NM 303 (2nd Street SW). The project provides an important regional transportation link in completing the western leg of the existing Sunport Interchange, which serves the Albuquerque International Airport. The project length is approximately 1.05 miles. FHWA and the NMDOT recognize the project with the following Control Numbers: A300160 and A300161. The actions by the agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the project, approved on May 8, 2018, in the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), issued on January 31, 2019, and in other documents in the project records. The EA/FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting FHWA or the NMDOT at the addresses provided above. The EA and can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at https:// www.bernco.gov/public-works/currentpast-projects.aspx?1fc7eb62479a4a568 e871b92638de153blogPostId=52e84 a84b12f4e9c92a967416e68556f#/Blog Content or obtained from any contact listed above. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions that are final 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 and 23 U.S.C. 128). 2. Air: Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671q). 3. Land: Section 4(f) Requirements (49 U.S.C. 303; 23 U.S.C. 138); Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) (23 U.S.C. 319). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Feb 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536); Marine Mammal Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 1361–1423h); Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (16 U.S.C. 661–667d); 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. 306108); Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 (16 U.S.C. 470aa–470mm); Archeological and Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 469–469c); 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. 200(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 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319) (33 U.S.C. 1251– 1387); Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) (16 U.S.C. 4601–4604); Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) (42 U.S.C. 300f-300j-26)); 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. 3901, 3921); Wetlands Mitigation (23 U.S.C. 119(g) and 133(b)(14)); Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4012a, 4106). 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; E.O. 11991 Environmental Impact Statements; E.O. 13766 Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects; E.O. 13807 Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects. (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.) PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) J. Don Martinez, Division Administrator, Santa Fe, New Mexico. [FR Doc. 2019–01631 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2019–0004] Renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Certain Federal Environmental Responsibilities to the State of California, Including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Authority for Certain Categorical Exclusions (CEs) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed renewal of MOU, request for comments. AGENCY: The FHWA and the State of California acting by and through its Department of Transportation (Caltrans), propose renew the MOU authorizing the State’s participation in the Categorical Exclusion Assignment Program. This program allows FHWA to assign to States its authority and responsibility for determining whether certain designated activities within the geographic boundaries of the State are categorically excluded from preparation of an Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act. DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 13, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the methods described below. To ensure that you do not duplicate your submissions, please submit them by only one of the means below. Electronic or facsimile comments are preferred because Federal offices experience intermittent mail delays due to security screening. Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to website: https://www.regulations.gov/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site (FHWA–2019–0004). Facsimile (Fax): 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3273-3274]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-01631]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in New 
Mexico

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by FHWA.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are 
final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Sunport 
Boulevard Extension and Woodward Road from Interstate 25 extending west 
to NM 303 (2nd Street SW), in the County of Bernalillo, State of New 
Mexico. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the 
project.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA 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 July 11, 2019. If the Federal 
law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period 
of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time 
period still applies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For FHWA, Gregory L. Heitmann, 
Environmental/Realty Specialist, FHWA New Mexico Division, 4001 Office 
Court Drive, Suite 801, Santa Fe, NM 87507, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., 
Phone Number (505) 820-2027, Email greg.heitmann@dot.gov. For New 
Mexico Department of

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Transportation (NMDOT), R. Blake Roxlau, Environmental Bureau Manager, 
Environmental Bureau, 1120 Cerillos Road, Room 205, Santa Fe, NM 87504-
1149, Office hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Phone (505) 490-2575, Email 
Blake.Roxlau@state.nm.us.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken 
final agency action(s) subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing 
licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in 
the State of New Mexico: The Sunport Boulevard Extension Project is a 
project that connects the Sunport Interstate 25 Interchange to NM 
47(Broadway Boulevard) to the west of the interchange via a new highway 
facility that includes a bridge. The project also includes improvements 
to the Broadway Boulevard/Sunport Boulevard/Woodward Road Intersection, 
as well as improvements to the existing Woodward Road facility 
extending west to NM 303 (2nd Street SW). The project provides an 
important regional transportation link in completing the western leg of 
the existing Sunport Interchange, which serves the Albuquerque 
International Airport. The project length is approximately 1.05 miles. 
FHWA and the NMDOT recognize the project with the following Control 
Numbers: A300160 and A300161. The actions by the agencies, and the laws 
under which such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental 
Assessment (EA) for the project, approved on May 8, 2018, in the 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), issued on January 31, 2019, 
and in other documents in the project records. The EA/FONSI, and other 
project records are available by contacting FHWA or the NMDOT at the 
addresses provided above. The EA and can be viewed and downloaded from 
the project website at https://www.bernco.gov/public-works/current-past-projects.aspx?1fc7eb62479a4a568e871b92638de153blogPostId=52e84a84b12f4e9c92a967416e68556f#/BlogContent or obtained from any contact listed 
above.
    This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions that are final 
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 and 23 U.S.C. 128).
    2. Air: Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q).
    3. Land: Section 4(f) Requirements (49 U.S.C. 303; 23 U.S.C. 138); 
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. 1361-1423h); 
Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (16 U.S.C. 661-667d); 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. 306108); 
Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 (16 U.S.C. 470aa-470mm); 
Archeological and Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 469-469c); 
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. 200(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 (Section 404, 
Section 401, Section 319) (33 U.S.C. 1251-1387); Land and Water 
Conservation Fund (LWCF) (16 U.S.C. 4601-4604); Safe Drinking Water Act 
(SDWA) (42 U.S.C. 300f-300j-26)); 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. 3901, 3921); Wetlands 
Mitigation (23 U.S.C. 119(g) and 133(b)(14)); Flood Disaster Protection 
Act, 42 U.S.C. 4012a, 4106).
    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; E.O. 11991 Environmental Impact 
Statements; E.O. 13766 Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals 
for High Priority Infrastructure Projects; E.O. 13807 Establishing 
Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and 
Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects.

(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)

J. Don Martinez,
Division Administrator, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
[FR Doc. 2019-01631 Filed 2-8-19; 8:45 am]
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