Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California, 68539 [2019-27023]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). AGENCY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, on State Route 12 between postmiles 20.57 and 26.41 near the town of Rio Vista in the County of Solano, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before May 14, 2020. 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 Caltrans: Zach Gifford, Senior Environmental Planner, California Department of Transportation, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612. Office hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Contact information: zachary.gifford@dot.ca.gov, 510–286–5610. For FHWA, contact David Tedrick at (916) 498–5024 or email david.tedrick@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the FHWA assigned, and Caltrans assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that Caltrans has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of California: Caltrans proposes to rehabilitate State Route 12 from postmile 20.57 to 26.41 in Solano County near the town of Rio Vista. Anticipated work includes repairing roadway pavement cracking and upgrading non-standard shoulders, travel lanes, vertical sight distances, cross slopes, and drainage systems. Additionally, the project will address flooding issues and upgrade the American with Disabilities (ADA) lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Dec 13, 2019 Jkt 250001 facilities. All work will improve ride quality, enhance safety, and extend the service life of the pavement. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the project, approved on October 4, 2019, and in other documents in the Caltrans’ project records. The FEA, FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans FEA and FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at https:// dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/ d4-popular-links/d4-environmentaldocs. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321–4351]; FederalAid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)]. 3. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act 16 U.S.C. 703–712]. 4. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Historic Sites Act of 1935 [16 U.S.C. 461– 467]. 5. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404 and Section 401) [33 U.S.C. 1251–1377]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6)]. 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)–2000(d)(1)]. 7. Health: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act [42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.]; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act [42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.]; Atomic Energy Act [42 U.S.C. 2011–2259]; Toxic Substance Control Act [15 U.S.C. 2601–2629]; Community Environmental Response Facilitation Act; Occupational Safety and Health Act [29 U.S.C. 651]; Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act [7 U.S.C. 136]. 8. Executive Orders: E.O 12088 Federal Compliance with Pollution Control Standards; E.O. 12898 Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations; E.O 13112 Invasive Species; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management. (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). PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68539 Issued on: December 9, 2019. Tashia J. Clemons, Director, Planning and Environment, Federal Highway Administration, California Division. [FR Doc. 2019–27023 Filed 12–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement (EIS): Erie County Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Rescinded notice of intent (NOI). AGENCY: The FHWA is issuing this rescinded notice to advise the public that FHWA will not be preparing and issuing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to replace the former South Michigan Avenue Bridge in the City of Buffalo, Erie County, New York [New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Project Identification Number (PIN) 5758.17]. The NOI to prepare an EIS was published in the Federal Register on April 13, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Cirillo, Regional Director, New York State Department of Transportation, 100 Seneca Street, Buffalo, New York 14203, Telephone: (716) 847–3238; or Richard Marquis, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, New York Division, Leo W. O’Brien Federal Building, 7th Floor, 11A Clinton Avenue, Albany, New York 12207, Telephone: (518) 431–8897. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the NYSDOT and the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC), previously intended to prepare an EIS to evaluate the effects of a proposal to replace the former South Michigan Avenue Bridge in the City of Buffalo, Erie County, New York. The proposed improvements involved constructing a transportation facility that would provide a direct link from the inner harbor to the outer harbor area while maintaining adequate waterway access for recreational and commercial watercrafts. The Final Scoping Report (March 2010) states ‘‘the purpose of this project is to directly and efficiently connect the New Downtown and the Outer Harbor area with a multi-modal (pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorized traffic) transportation facility over the Buffalo River and/or City Ship Canal in the City of Buffalo.’’ As stated in the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
California

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions 
by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

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SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to 
announce actions taken by Caltrans, that are final. The actions relate 
to a proposed highway project, on State Route 12 between postmiles 
20.57 and 26.41 near the town of Rio Vista in the County of Solano, 
State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and 
approvals for the project.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is advising the 
public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim 
seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the highway 
project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before May 14, 
2020. 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 Caltrans: Zach Gifford, Senior 
Environmental Planner, California Department of Transportation, 111 
Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612. Office hours: Monday through Friday 
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Contact information: [email protected], 
510-286-5610. For FHWA, contact David Tedrick at (916) 498-5024 or 
email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the FHWA assigned, 
and Caltrans assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project 
pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that Caltrans has 
taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing 
licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in 
the State of California: Caltrans proposes to rehabilitate State Route 
12 from postmile 20.57 to 26.41 in Solano County near the town of Rio 
Vista. Anticipated work includes repairing roadway pavement cracking 
and upgrading non-standard shoulders, travel lanes, vertical sight 
distances, cross slopes, and drainage systems. Additionally, the 
project will address flooding issues and upgrade the American with 
Disabilities (ADA) facilities. All work will improve ride quality, 
enhance safety, and extend the service life of the pavement. The 
actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions 
were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) 
and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the project, approved 
on October 4, 2019, and in other documents in the Caltrans' project 
records. The FEA, FONSI, and other project records are available by 
contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans FEA 
and FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at 
https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/d4-popular-links/d4-environmental-docs.
    This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the 
issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were 
taken, including but not limited to:

    1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 
128].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)].
    3. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-
667(d)]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act 16 U.S.C. 703-712].
    4. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.]; Historic Sites Act of 1935 [16 U.S.C. 461-467].
    5. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404 
and Section 401) [33 U.S.C. 1251-1377]; Safe Drinking Water Act 
(SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)-300(j)(6)].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)].
    7. Health: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act [42 U.S.C. 
6901 et seq.]; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, 
and Liability Act [42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.]; Atomic Energy Act [42 
U.S.C. 2011-2259]; Toxic Substance Control Act [15 U.S.C. 2601-
2629]; Community Environmental Response Facilitation Act; 
Occupational Safety and Health Act [29 U.S.C. 651]; Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act [7 U.S.C. 136].
    8. Executive Orders: E.O 12088 Federal Compliance with Pollution 
Control Standards; E.O. 12898 Federal Actions to Address 
Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income 
Populations; E.O 13112 Invasive Species; E.O. 11988 Floodplain 
Management.

(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: December 9, 2019.
Tashia J. Clemons,
Director, Planning and Environment, Federal Highway Administration, 
California Division.
[FR Doc. 2019-27023 Filed 12-13-19; 8:45 am]
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