Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Transportation Project in Illinois, 8677-8678 [2021-02438]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 24 / Monday, February 8, 2021 / Notices Federal agency actions of the proposed highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before July 8, 2021. 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: Ms. Arlene K. Kocher, Division Administrator, 3250 Executive Park Drive, Springfield, Illinois 62703; telephone: (217) 492–4640; email address: Arlene.Kocher@dot.gov. The FHWA Illinois Division Office’s normal Issued in Washington, DC, on February 3, business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 2021. (Central Time). For USACE: Keith Idurre L. Isasa-Cowan, Wozniak, Chief, Regulatory Branch, 231 Noise Complaint Initiative (NCI), Team Lead, South LaSalle Street, Suite 1500, Federal Aviation Administration. Chicago, Illinois 60604; telephone: (312) [FR Doc. 2021–02560 Filed 2–5–21; 8:45 am] 846–5530; email address: Keith.L.Wozniak@usace.army.mil. The BILLING CODE 4910–13–P USACE Chicago District’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Central Time). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is Federal Highway Administration hereby given that the FHWA has taken a final agency action by issuing a Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Transportation Project in (FONSI) for the following highway project in the State of Illinois: The Illinois proposed construction along Lake Shore AGENCY: Federal Highway Drive, Stony Island Avenue, Hayes Administration (FHWA), Department of Drive, and other roadways in Jackson Transportation (DOT). Park and the construction of proposed ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims trails and underpasses in Jackson Park, for Judicial Review of Actions by Cook County, Illinois. FHWA, the United States Army Corps of Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) will Engineers (USACE), and other Federal be widened to the west to provide an Agencies. additional southbound travel lane between 57th Street and Hayes Drive. SUMMARY: This notice announces actions To accommodate the additional travel taken by the FHWA and the USACE that lane, the 59th Street Inlet Bridge will be are final. These final agency actions widened and modifications at the relate to the proposed highway intersections of 57th Street, Science construction along Lake Shore Drive, Drive, and Hayes Drive are proposed. Stony Island Avenue, Hayes Drive, and Hayes Drive will be reconfigured to other roadways in Jackson Park and the remove existing on-street parking to construction of proposed trails and provide two travel lanes in each underpasses in Jackson Park, Cook direction with minimal widening. Stony County, Illinois. The final agency Island Avenue will be widened to the actions (1) authorize the City of east to accommodate additional through Chicago’s proposed discharges of fill lanes and turn lanes at cross-street material into waters of the United intersections. Proposed bicycle and States, (2) grant permission to alter a pedestrian accommodations include the Federally-funded ecosystem restoration construction of four underpasses within project under the Great Lakes Fishery & Jackson Park. Proposed trails and Ecosystem Restoration program, and (3) connections along Cornell Drive, Hayes grant approval for the highway project Drive, and Marquette Drive will also be to proceed to right-of-way acquisition, constructed. final design, and construction. The The FHWA’s action, related actions FHWA’s Finding of No Significant by other Federal agencies, and the laws Impact (FONSI) provides details on the under which such actions were taken, Selected Alternative for the proposed are described in the Environmental improvements. Assessment (EA) approved on September 21, 2020, the FONSI DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is approved January 21, 2021, and in other advising the public of the final agency documents in the project file. The EA actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A and FONSI are available by contacting claim seeking judicial review of the jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES comment period (March 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021), and address these in a 30-day Federal Register notice inviting further comments. OMB has 60-days from the date of the 30-day notice to approve the FAA’s voluntary collection of information in the Noise Portal. We expect the entire process will be completed by July 2021. Respondents: The public. Frequency: As needed. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 11,250 hours. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:48 Feb 05, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8677 the FHWA, the USACE, or the Illinois Department of Transportation at the addresses provided above. In addition, these documents can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/ dcd/supp_info/jackson-parkimprovements.html. 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. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]. 4. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– 2000(d)(1)]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)–470(ll)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469–469(c)]. 6. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251– 1377], Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 401 et seq.]. 7. 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]. 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 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). E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 8678 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 24 / Monday, February 8, 2021 / Notices Issued on: February 2, 2021. Arlene K. Kocher, Division Administrator, Springfield, Illinois. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 24 (Monday, February 8, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8677-8678]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-02438]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Transportation 
Project in Illinois

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

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by FHWA, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and other 
Federal Agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and the USACE 
that are final. These final agency actions relate to the proposed 
highway construction along Lake Shore Drive, Stony Island Avenue, Hayes 
Drive, and other roadways in Jackson Park and the construction of 
proposed trails and underpasses in Jackson Park, Cook County, Illinois. 
The final agency actions (1) authorize the City of Chicago's proposed 
discharges of fill material into waters of the United States, (2) grant 
permission to alter a Federally-funded ecosystem restoration project 
under the Great Lakes Fishery & Ecosystem Restoration program, and (3) 
grant approval for the highway project to proceed to right-of-way 
acquisition, final design, and construction. The FHWA's Finding of No 
Significant Impact (FONSI) provides details on the Selected Alternative 
for the proposed improvements.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is advising the public of the final 
agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial 
review of the Federal agency actions of the proposed highway project 
will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before July 8, 2021. 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: Ms. Arlene K. Kocher, 
Division Administrator, 3250 Executive Park Drive, Springfield, 
Illinois 62703; telephone: (217) 492-4640; email address: 
[email protected]. The FHWA Illinois Division Office's normal 
business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (Central Time). For USACE: 
Keith Wozniak, Chief, Regulatory Branch, 231 South LaSalle Street, 
Suite 1500, Chicago, Illinois 60604; telephone: (312) 846-5530; email 
address: Keith.L.[email protected]. The USACE Chicago District's 
normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Central Time).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA has 
taken a final agency action by issuing a (FONSI) for the following 
highway project in the State of Illinois: The proposed construction 
along Lake Shore Drive, Stony Island Avenue, Hayes Drive, and other 
roadways in Jackson Park and the construction of proposed trails and 
underpasses in Jackson Park, Cook County, Illinois.
    Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) will be widened to the west to 
provide an additional southbound travel lane between 57th Street and 
Hayes Drive. To accommodate the additional travel lane, the 59th Street 
Inlet Bridge will be widened and modifications at the intersections of 
57th Street, Science Drive, and Hayes Drive are proposed. Hayes Drive 
will be reconfigured to remove existing on-street parking to provide 
two travel lanes in each direction with minimal widening. Stony Island 
Avenue will be widened to the east to accommodate additional through 
lanes and turn lanes at cross-street intersections. Proposed bicycle 
and pedestrian accommodations include the construction of four 
underpasses within Jackson Park. Proposed trails and connections along 
Cornell Drive, Hayes Drive, and Marquette Drive will also be 
constructed.
    The FHWA's action, related actions by other Federal agencies, and 
the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on September 21, 2020, the FONSI 
approved January 21, 2021, and in other documents in the project file. 
The EA and FONSI are available by contacting the FHWA, the USACE, or 
the Illinois Department of Transportation at the addresses provided 
above. In addition, these documents can be viewed and downloaded from 
the project website at https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dcd/supp_info/jackson-park-improvements.html.
    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. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303].
    4. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)].
    5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 
470(aa)-470(ll)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 
U.S.C. 469-469(c)].
    6. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404, 
Section 401, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251-1377], Rivers and Harbors Act 
of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 401 et seq.].
    7. 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].
    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 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).


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    Issued on: February 2, 2021.
Arlene K. Kocher,
Division Administrator, Springfield, Illinois.
[FR Doc. 2021-02438 Filed 2-5-21; 8:45 am]
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