Environmental Impact Statement: Travis County, Texas, 48756 [2020-17574]

Download as PDF 48756 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 156 / Wednesday, August 12, 2020 / Notices caution alerts that provide timely attention-getting cues to the flightcrew through at least two different senses by a combination of aural, visual, or tactile indications. Specifically, the petitioner is proposing to provide an amber indication for course deviation from a prescribed path, without a second sense or aural alert during Category II Instrument Approach Operations on its Model GVII–G500 and GVII–G600 airplanes. [FR Doc. 2020–17583 Filed 8–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement: Travis County, Texas Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Federal Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). AGENCY: The FHWA, on behalf of TxDOT, is issuing this notice to advise the public that an EIS will be prepared for a proposed transportation project to construct two non-tolled managed lanes in each direction along Interstate Highway 35 (I–35) from US Highway 290 (US 290) East to US 290 West/State Highway (SH) 71, and add direct connectors at I–35/US 290 East, in Austin, Travis County, Texas (referred to as the Capital Express Central Project). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adam Kaliszewski, P.E., Transportation Engineer, TxDOT Austin District, 7901 N I–35, Austin, TX 78753; Phone: (512) 832–7183; Email: adam.kaliszewski@ txdot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by TxDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT. TxDOT will prepare an EIS for proposed improvements to I–35 through the city of Austin, Texas. The project is anticipated to be approximately 8 miles long on I–35, from US 290 East to US 290 West/SH 71. The EIS will evaluate a range of build alternatives and a no-build alternative. Possible alternatives include lowered sections of managed and general khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Aug 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 purpose lanes. Each build alternative would include various operational and safety enhancements that optimize the roadway footprint, and would reconstruct ramps, bridges, and intersections; improve frontage roads; enhance bicycle and pedestrian accommodations; accommodate transit routes; and add direct connectors at I– 35/US 290 East. TxDOT will issue a single Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision document pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 139(n)(2), unless TxDOT determines statutory criteria or practicability considerations preclude issuance of a combined document. In accordance with 23 U.S.C. 139, cooperating agencies, participating agencies, and the public will be given an opportunity for continued input on project development. A public scoping meeting is planned for Fall/Winter 2020. Event details are still being determined. An agency scoping meeting will also be held with participating and cooperating agencies. The agency and public scoping meetings will provide an opportunity for the participating/ cooperating agencies and public to review and comment on the draft coordination plan, the schedule, and the project purpose and need, as well as providing the opportunity to discuss the range of alternatives and methodologies and level of detail for analyzing alternatives. In addition to the agency and public scoping meetings, public meetings and comprehensive stakeholder engagement will take place and a public hearing will be held. Public notice will be given of the time and place of the meetings and hearing. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction.) Michael T. Leary, Director, Planning and Program Development, Federal Highway Administration. 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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 provided 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 Operations, (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 https://www.regulations.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 156 (Wednesday, August 12, 2020)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-17574]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Environmental Impact Statement: Travis County, Texas

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

ACTION: Federal Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact 
Statement (EIS).

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SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of TxDOT, is issuing this notice to advise 
the public that an EIS will be prepared for a proposed transportation 
project to construct two non-tolled managed lanes in each direction 
along Interstate Highway 35 (I-35) from US Highway 290 (US 290) East to 
US 290 West/State Highway (SH) 71, and add direct connectors at I-35/US 
290 East, in Austin, Travis County, Texas (referred to as the Capital 
Express Central Project).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adam Kaliszewski, P.E., Transportation 
Engineer, TxDOT Austin District, 7901 N I-35, Austin, TX 78753; Phone: 
(512) 832-7183; Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental review, consultation, and 
other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for 
this project are being, or have been, carried out by TxDOT pursuant to 
23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 9, 2019, 
and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.
    TxDOT will prepare an EIS for proposed improvements to I-35 through 
the city of Austin, Texas. The project is anticipated to be 
approximately 8 miles long on I-35, from US 290 East to US 290 West/SH 
71.
    The EIS will evaluate a range of build alternatives and a no-build 
alternative. Possible alternatives include lowered sections of managed 
and general purpose lanes. Each build alternative would include various 
operational and safety enhancements that optimize the roadway 
footprint, and would reconstruct ramps, bridges, and intersections; 
improve frontage roads; enhance bicycle and pedestrian accommodations; 
accommodate transit routes; and add direct connectors at I-35/US 290 
East.
    TxDOT will issue a single Final Environmental Impact Statement and 
Record of Decision document pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 139(n)(2), unless 
TxDOT determines statutory criteria or practicability considerations 
preclude issuance of a combined document.
    In accordance with 23 U.S.C. 139, cooperating agencies, 
participating agencies, and the public will be given an opportunity for 
continued input on project development. A public scoping meeting is 
planned for Fall/Winter 2020. Event details are still being determined. 
An agency scoping meeting will also be held with participating and 
cooperating agencies. The agency and public scoping meetings will 
provide an opportunity for the participating/cooperating agencies and 
public to review and comment on the draft coordination plan, the 
schedule, and the project purpose and need, as well as providing the 
opportunity to discuss the range of alternatives and methodologies and 
level of detail for analyzing alternatives. In addition to the agency 
and public scoping meetings, public meetings and comprehensive 
stakeholder engagement will take place and a public hearing will be 
held. Public notice will be given of the time and place of the meetings 
and hearing.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, 
Highway Planning and Construction.)

Michael T. Leary,
Director, Planning and Program Development, Federal Highway 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-17574 Filed 8-11-20; 8:45 am]
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