Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Washington State, 15039-15040 [2019-07185]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 71 / Friday, April 12, 2019 / Notices Road, Bismarck, ND 58504–6005, Email: mlinneman@nd.gov. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. C.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. 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 approvals for the following highway project in the State of North Dakota: Expansion of approximately 62 miles of US Highway 85 from the I–94 interchange to the Watford City Bypass (McKenzie County Road 30). The purpose of the project is to address the current and future needs of the project corridor. These needs include: an improved highway system capable of addressing the social and economic needs of the region; a bridge across the Little Missouri River capable of accommodating taller loads by either reducing or eliminating height restrictions; establishment of a connective link to the overall four-lane highway infrastructure in North Dakota; improved safety and capacity along the project corridor; satisfying the goals and policies of existing highway designations; addressing existing slope instability and landslide issues; and offsetting potential impacts on wildlife. The actions by the agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)/ Nationwide Section 4(f) Programmatic Evaluation for the project, approved on March 5, 2019, in the FHWA Record of Decision (ROD) issued on March 5, 2019, and in other documents in the project records. The FEIS/Nationwide Section 4(f) Programmatic Evaluation, ROD, and other project records are available by contacting the FHWA or: The NDDOT at the addresses provided above. The FEIS/Nationwide Section 4(f) Programmatic Evaluation and ROD can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at: https:// www.dot.nd.gov/projects/williston/ US85I94/, 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) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303; 23 U.S.C. 138]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 319]. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 11, 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 [16 U.S.C. 470f]; 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: 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. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139 (l)(1). Issued on: April 3, 2019. Sandy Zimmer, Acting Division Administrator, Bismarck, North Dakota. [FR Doc. 2019–07189 Filed 4–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15039 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Washington State 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 FHWA that are final. The action relates to the approval of the reevaluation for the State Route (SR) 167 Completion Project in Pierce County, State of Washington. 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 September 9, 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, contact Dean Moberg, Area Engineer, Washington Division, Federal Highway Administration, 711 S. Capitol Way, Suite 501, Olympia, WA 98501– 1284, 360–534–9344, or Dean.Moberg@ dot.gov. Regular office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, or Megan White, Director, Environmental Services Office, Washington State Department of Transportation, 310 Maple Park Avenue SE, Olympia, WA 98504, 360–705–7480, or Megan.White@ wsdot.wa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA has taken final agency actions within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing a NEPA Re-Evaluation of the SR 167 Completion Project in the State of Washington. This Statute of Limitations notice applies only to decisions within the ReEvaluation dated December 20, 2018. The SR 167 Completion Project will complete the SR 167 freeway by building approximately four miles of a new limited-access facility from its current terminus in Puyallup at SR 161 to Interstate 5 (I–5) in Fife. The project will also add approximately two miles of new limited-access facility from SR 509 near the Port of Tacoma to the proposed I–5 and SR 167 interchange near 70th Avenue E. The extension of SR 167 will be a new four-lane (two lanes in each direction) highway from SR 161 to I–5, and the ‘‘SR 509 Spur’’ SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES 15040 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 71 / Friday, April 12, 2019 / Notices will be a new four-lane (two lanes in each direction) highway from I–5 to 54th Avenue E. and a new two-lane (single lane in each direction) connection from 54th Avenue E to the existing SR 509 near the Port of Tacoma. The SR 167 Completion Project will be a tolled facility where all lanes will be tolled using two electronic toll points. One toll point will be located on SR 167 between I–5 and the proposed Valley Avenue interchange; the other toll point will be located on the SR 509 Spur between I–5 and the proposed 54th Avenue interchange. Both toll points will be located such that any user of the new SR 167 Completion Project will be charged a toll. The SR 167 Completion Project is a critical missing link in the State’s highway network. The purpose of the proposed action is to improve regional highway connections with an extension of SR 167 to serve current and future transportation needs in northern Pierce County and to enhance regional freight mobility and access to Port of Tacoma. The SR 167 Completion Project improves transportation connections between urban and manufacturing centers in northern Pierce County for people and goods. Extending SR 167 will ease congestion on I–5 and local roadways, create system linkages, accommodate travel demand and capacity needs, and improve intermodal relationships. The actions by FHWA, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the ReEvaluation for the Project approved on December 20, 2018, and in other documents and project records. The ReEvaluation and other project records are available from FHWA and WSDOT at the address provided above and can be found at: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ Projects/SR167/completion/ Publications.htm. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions related to the ReEvaluation 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) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 (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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 (16 U.S.C. 470f); 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: 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. 9. Navigation: Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 403]; General Bridge Act of 1946 [33 U.S.C. 9 and 11]. (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), as amended by Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, (PL 112–141, 126 Stat. 405). Issued on: April 4, 2019. Melinda Roberson, FHWA Assistant Division Administrator, Olympia, WA. [FR Doc. 2019–07185 Filed 4–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–1998–3637; FMCSA– 2000–7006; FMCSA–2000–8203; FMCSA– 2002–12294; FMCSA–2004–17195; FMCSA– 2006–24015; FMCSA–2006–24783; FMCSA– 2007–0071; FMCSA–2008–0106; FMCSA– 2008–0174; FMCSA–2008–0231; FMCSA– 2008–0266; FMCSA–2009–0291; FMCSA– 2010–0161; FMCSA–2010–0187; FMCSA– 2010–0201; FMCSA–2012–0040; FMCSA– 2012–0161; FMCSA–2012–0214; FMCSA– 2012–0215; FMCSA–2013–0029; FMCSA– 2013–0030; FMCSA–2013–0166; FMCSA– 2013–0168; FMCSA–2013–0170; FMCSA– 2014–0003; FMCSA–2014–0004; FMCSA– 2014–0006; FMCSA–2014–0007; FMCSA– 2014–0010; FMCSA–2014–0011; FMCSA– 2014–0296; FMCSA–2014–0297; FMCSA– 2015–0072; FMCSA–2016–0028; FMCSA– 2016–0029; FMCSA–2016–0031; FMCSA– 2016–0207; FMCSA–2016–0208; FMCSA– 2016–0209; FMCSA–2016–0210] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for 85 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. The exemptions enable these individuals to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce without meeting the vision requirement in one eye. DATES: Each group of renewed exemptions were applicable on the dates stated in the discussions below and will expire on the dates stated in the discussions below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine A. Hydock, Chief, Medical Programs Division, 202–366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W64–224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have questions regarding viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Public Participation A. Viewing Documents and Comments To view comments, as well as any documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Insert the docket number, FMCSA–1998–3637; E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 71 (Friday, April 12, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15039-15040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-07185]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project 
in Washington State

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 FHWA that are final. 
The action relates to the approval of the re-evaluation for the State 
Route (SR) 167 Completion Project in Pierce County, State of 
Washington.

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 September 9, 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, contact Dean Moberg, Area 
Engineer, Washington Division, Federal Highway Administration, 711 S. 
Capitol Way, Suite 501, Olympia, WA 98501-1284, 360-534-9344, or 
[email protected]. Regular office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, or Megan White, 
Director, Environmental Services Office, Washington State Department of 
Transportation, 310 Maple Park Avenue SE, Olympia, WA 98504, 360-705-
7480, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA has 
taken final agency actions within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by 
issuing a NEPA Re-Evaluation of the SR 167 Completion Project in the 
State of Washington. This Statute of Limitations notice applies only to 
decisions within the Re-Evaluation dated December 20, 2018. The SR 167 
Completion Project will complete the SR 167 freeway by building 
approximately four miles of a new limited-access facility from its 
current terminus in Puyallup at SR 161 to Interstate 5 (I-5) in Fife. 
The project will also add approximately two miles of new limited-access 
facility from SR 509 near the Port of Tacoma to the proposed I-5 and SR 
167 interchange near 70th Avenue E. The extension of SR 167 will be a 
new four-lane (two lanes in each direction) highway from SR 161 to I-5, 
and the ``SR 509 Spur''

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will be a new four-lane (two lanes in each direction) highway from I-5 
to 54th Avenue E. and a new two-lane (single lane in each direction) 
connection from 54th Avenue E to the existing SR 509 near the Port of 
Tacoma. The SR 167 Completion Project will be a tolled facility where 
all lanes will be tolled using two electronic toll points. One toll 
point will be located on SR 167 between I-5 and the proposed Valley 
Avenue interchange; the other toll point will be located on the SR 509 
Spur between I-5 and the proposed 54th Avenue interchange. Both toll 
points will be located such that any user of the new SR 167 Completion 
Project will be charged a toll. The SR 167 Completion Project is a 
critical missing link in the State's highway network. The purpose of 
the proposed action is to improve regional highway connections with an 
extension of SR 167 to serve current and future transportation needs in 
northern Pierce County and to enhance regional freight mobility and 
access to Port of Tacoma. The SR 167 Completion Project improves 
transportation connections between urban and manufacturing centers in 
northern Pierce County for people and goods. Extending SR 167 will ease 
congestion on I-5 and local roadways, create system linkages, 
accommodate travel demand and capacity needs, and improve intermodal 
relationships. The actions by FHWA, and the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the Re-Evaluation for the Project 
approved on December 20, 2018, and in other documents and project 
records. The Re-Evaluation and other project records are available from 
FHWA and WSDOT at the address provided above and can be found at: 
https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR167/completion/Publications.htm.
    This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions related to the 
Re-Evaluation 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) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 (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 (16 U.S.C. 470f); 
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: 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.
    9. Navigation: Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 403]; 
General Bridge Act of 1946 [33 U.S.C. 9 and 11].

(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), as amended by Moving Ahead for 
Progress in the 21st Century Act, (PL 112-141, 126 Stat. 405).

    Issued on: April 4, 2019.
Melinda Roberson,
FHWA Assistant Division Administrator, Olympia, WA.
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