Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Madawaska International Bridge Project Connecting Madawaska, Maine, USA and Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, 23133-23134 [2020-08221]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 80 / Friday, April 24, 2020 / Notices BILLING CODE 3290–F0–C DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) Written Re-Evaluation (WR) of Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Proposed Airport, Angoon, Alaska Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). ACTION: Notice of availability (NOA); record of decision (ROD). AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, the FAA issues this notice to advise the public that the FAA has issued the ROD of the WR of the FEIS for the proposed airport in Angoon, Alaska. The ROD constitutes the final decision of the FAA and summarizes the WR of FEIS analyses and selected mitigation measures. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the ROD, the FAA selected the following realignment for implementation: Airport 12A-Echo, which involves the construction of a land-based airport consisting of a paved, 3,300-foot-long and 75-foot-wide runway and associated access road. The project will be located on lands owned or managed by private khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Apr 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 landowners; Kootznoowoo, Inc.; and the City of Angoon. The FAA has included determinations on the project based upon evidence set forth in the WR, FEIS, public input, and the supporting administrative record. http://dot.alaska.gov/sereg/projects/ angoon_airport_new/index.shtml. ADDRESSES: Copies of the WR are available at the following locations. While restrictions on in-person interactions are in place due to COVID– 19, online access to the WR is encouraged: 1. Online at http://dot.alaska.gov/sereg/ projects/angoon_airport_new/ index.shtml. 2. Juneau Public Library • Downtown Branch, 292 Marine Way, Juneau, AK 99801 • Douglas Branch, 1016 3rd Street, Douglas, AK 99824 • Mendenhall Mall Branch, 9109 Mendenhall Mall Rd, Juneau, AK 99801 3. Angoon Community Association Building, 315 Heendae Rd, Angoon, AK 99820 4. Angoon City Government Office, 700 Aan Deina Aat Street, Angoon, AK 99820 5. The FAA, Airports Division. Please contact Venus Larson at (907) 271– 3813 for a copy or access online at https://www.faa.gov/airports/ alaskan/environmental/. 6. ADOT Southcoast • Email: angoonairport@alaska.gov; • U.S. Mail: Chris Goins, PE, Project Manager, DOT&PF Southcoast PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Region, P.O. Box 112506, Juneau, AK 99811–2506. • Phone: Contact Chris Goins, PE at (907) 465–4443. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Venus Larson, AAL–624, Federal Aviation Administration, Alaskan Region, Airports Division, 222 W. 7th Avenue Box #14, Anchorage, AK 99513. 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The actions relate to the Madawaska International Bridge connecting SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1 EN24AP20.009</GPH> [FR Doc. 2020–08670 Filed 4–23–20; 8:45 am] 23133 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 23134 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 80 / Friday, April 24, 2020 / Notices Madawaska, Aroostook County, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick. 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 highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before September 21, 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: Todd D. Jorgensen, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Edmund S. Muskie Federal Building, 40 Western Avenue, Room 614, Augusta, ME 04330, Telephone (207) 512–4911; or Kristen Chamberlain, Coordination, Assessments, & Permits Division Manager, Maine Department of Transportation, Child Street, 16 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, Telephone (207) 557–5089. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of Maine: International Bridge Project (Bridge #2399), which crosses the Saint John River. The project proposes to replace the International Bridge, which connects Madawaska in Aroostook County, Maine, USA and Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada. The proposed action (Bridge Alternative 2) would include the construction of a new steel girder bridge approximately 1,840 feet in length with six spans. Of the five piers needed, one will be near the top of the riverbank in Madawaska, three piers will be in the river, and one will be near the bottom of the riverbank in Edmundston. The new International Bridge will connect the new Madawaska Land Port of Entry (LPOE) to the existing Edmundston Port of Entry. The existing bridge will be removed. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement/Final Programmatic Section 4(f) Evaluation for the new United States LPOE and International Bridge which was noticed in the Federal Register on October 4, 2019, in the Record of Decision (ROD) approved on February 12, 2020, and in other documents in the administrative record. The Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement/Final Programmatic Section 4(f) Evaluation, ROD, and other VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Apr 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 documents in the FHWA project file are available by contacting FHWA or the MaineDOT at the addresses provided above. The Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement/Final Programmatic Section 4(f) Evaluation and ROD can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at: https://www.maine.gov/mdot/projects/ madawaska/internationalbrg/. 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, 23 U.S.C. 128]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act, [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)] (Transportation Conformity). 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 153 1–1544 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], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 306108 et seq.]. 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– 2000(d)(I)]. 7. Water Resources: Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1451–1465. 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. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 80 (Friday, April 24, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23133-23134]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-08221]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Madawaska 
International Bridge Project Connecting Madawaska, Maine, USA and 
Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

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

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an action taken by FHWA and other 
Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Madawaska 
International Bridge connecting

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Madawaska, Aroostook County, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick.

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 highway project will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before September 21, 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: Todd D. Jorgensen, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Edmund S. Muskie Federal 
Building, 40 Western Avenue, Room 614, Augusta, ME 04330, Telephone 
(207) 512-4911; or Kristen Chamberlain, Coordination, Assessments, & 
Permits Division Manager, Maine Department of Transportation, Child 
Street, 16 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, Telephone (207) 557-
5089.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA and other 
Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing licenses, 
permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State 
of Maine: International Bridge Project (Bridge #2399), which crosses 
the Saint John River. The project proposes to replace the International 
Bridge, which connects Madawaska in Aroostook County, Maine, USA and 
Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada. The proposed action (Bridge 
Alternative 2) would include the construction of a new steel girder 
bridge approximately 1,840 feet in length with six spans. Of the five 
piers needed, one will be near the top of the riverbank in Madawaska, 
three piers will be in the river, and one will be near the bottom of 
the riverbank in Edmundston. The new International Bridge will connect 
the new Madawaska Land Port of Entry (LPOE) to the existing Edmundston 
Port of Entry. The existing bridge will be removed. The actions by the 
Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are 
described in the Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement/
Final Programmatic Section 4(f) Evaluation for the new United States 
LPOE and International Bridge which was noticed in the Federal Register 
on October 4, 2019, in the Record of Decision (ROD) approved on 
February 12, 2020, and in other documents in the administrative record. 
The Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement/Final 
Programmatic Section 4(f) Evaluation, ROD, and other documents in the 
FHWA project file are available by contacting FHWA or the MaineDOT at 
the addresses provided above. The Supplemental Final Environmental 
Impact Statement/Final Programmatic Section 4(f) Evaluation and ROD can 
be viewed and downloaded from the project website at: https://www.maine.gov/mdot/projects/madawaska/internationalbrg/.
    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, 23 U.S.C. 128].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act, [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)] (Transportation 
Conformity).
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 153 1-1544 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], Marine Mammal 
Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.].
    5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 306108 et 
seq.].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(I)].
    7. Water Resources: Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1451-
1465.
    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. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian 
Tribal Governments.

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

    Issued on: April 14, 2020.
Todd D. Jorgensen,
Division Administrator Augusta, Maine.
[FR Doc. 2020-08221 Filed 4-23-20; 8:45 am]
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