Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Highway Project in Georgia, the Courtesy Parkway Extension From Old Covington Highway to Flat Shoals Road, Rockdale County, Georgia (Atlanta Metropolitan Area), 32305-32306 [2021-12597]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 115 / Thursday, June 17, 2021 / Notices This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, FAA’s exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion nor omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition. SUMMARY: Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before June 22, 2021. 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VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Jun 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. 32305 For FHWA: Mr. Aaron Hernandez, Environmental Coordinator, Federal Timothy R. Adams, Highway Administration Georgia Acting Executive Director, Office of Division, 61 Forsyth Street, Suite Rulemaking. 17T100, Atlanta, Georgia 30303; telephone (404) 562–3584; email: Petition for Exemption aaron.hernandez@dot.gov. The FHWA Docket No.: FAA–2016–4042. Petitioner: Wittman Regional Airport. Georgia Division Office’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. § 139.101. For Georgia Department of Description of Relief Sought: Wittman Transportation (GDOT): Mr. Eric Duff, Regional Airport seeks an exemption State Environmental Administrator, from § 139.01of title 14 of the Code of Georgia Department of Transportation, Federal Regulations in order to permit 600 West Peachtree Street NW, 16th certain unscheduled air carrier Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30308; telephone operations at Wittman Regional Airport (404) 631–1100; email: eduff@ (KOSH) at limited times during dot.ga.gov. The GDOT Office of Experimental Aircraft Association Environmental Service’s normal AirVenture 2021. business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. [FR Doc. 2021–12728 Filed 6–16–21; 8:45 am] (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. BILLING CODE 4910–13–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken a DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION final agency action by issuing a FONSI for the following highway project in the State of Georgia: The Courtesy Parkway Federal Highway Administration Extension located in Rockdale County, Georgia. The proposed project will Notice of Final Federal Agency Action increase north-south connectivity on Proposed Highway Project in between residential areas south of I–20 Georgia, the Courtesy Parkway and commercial areas north of I–20, Extension From Old Covington provide congestion relief, and reduce Highway to Flat Shoals Road, the frequency and severity of crashes Rockdale County, Georgia (Atlanta along SR 138/McDonough Highway Metropolitan Area) through the construction of a new AGENCY: Federal Highway location roadway, Courtesy Parkway Administration (FHWA), Department of Extension (N 33.645040, E–83.991673), Transportation (DOT). that would bridge over Interstate 20 (I– ACTION: Notice of limitations on claims 20) and tie into Flat Shoals Road for judicial review of action by FHWA Southeast (SE) located approximately and other federal agencies. 0.5 miles east of Old Salem Road SE and includes connecting roads to Iris Drive. SUMMARY: This notice announces actions The project would include a new, threetaken by FHWA and other Federal lane, undivided urban roadway from agencies that are final. This final agency Old Covington Highway to Flat Shoals action relates to the construction of the Road, totaling 1.5 miles. The roadway new roadway, known as the Courtesy would bridge over I–20, 1,200 feet east Parkway Extension, which would bridge of the existing Courtesy Parkway and over Interstate 20 (I–20) and tie into Flat would include connection roadways to Shoals Road east of Old Salem Road in tie into Iris Drive. The roadway would Rockdale County, Georgia. The FHWA’s intersect with Courtesy Parkway Finding of No Significant Impact alignment from this intersection to Old (FONSI) provides details on the Covington Highway. The project would Selected Alternative for the proposed include intersection improvements on improvements. Flat Shoals Road, Old Covington DATES: By this notice, FHWA is advising Highway, and Iris Drive for additional turn lanes. The typical section of the the public of the final agency actions roadway would include curb, gutter, subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim and sidewalk. Five-foot sidewalks are seeking judicial review of the Federal proposed on the existing roads, agency actions on the highway project including Flat Shoals Road and Old will be barred unless the claim is filed Covington Highway as well as the on or before November 15, 2021. If the proposed new roadway. Six-foot Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period sidewalks would be added to the proposed bridge. of less than 150 days for filing such The FHWA’s action, related actions claim, then that shorter time period still by other Federal agencies, and the laws applies. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 32306 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 115 / Thursday, June 17, 2021 / Notices under which such actions were taken are described in the Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on December 17, 2020, in FHWA’s FONSI issued on May 26, 2021, and other documents in the project file. The EA, FONSI and other project records are available by contacting FHWA or the Georgia Department of Transportation at the addresses listed above. The EA and FONSI can also be reviewed and downloaded from the project website at https://majormobilityga.com/projects/ eastsideic/. 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]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 319]. 4. Noise: Noise Control Act of 1972 [42 U.S.C. 4901–4918]; 23 CFR part 772; Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, Public Law 91–605 [84 Stat. 1713]. 5. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667d]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]. 6. 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(mm)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469–469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. 7. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)— 2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]. 8. Wetlands and Water Resources: Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601–4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6)]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271– 1287]; Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001–4128]. 9. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601–9675]; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Jun 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k)]. 10. 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. 13045 Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing E.O. 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Moises Marrero, Division Administrator, Atlanta, Georgia. [FR Doc. 2021–12597 Filed 6–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration National Hazardous Materials Route Registry Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice; revisions to the listing of designated and restricted routes for hazardous materials. AGENCY: This notice provides revisions to the National Hazardous Materials Route Registry (NHMRR) reported to the FMCSA from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021. The NHMRR is a listing, as reported by States and Tribal governments, of all designated and restricted roads and preferred highway routes for transportation of highway route controlled quantities of Class 7 radioactive materials (HRCQ/RAM) and non-radioactive hazardous materials (NRHM). SUMMARY: DATES: June 17, 2021. Ms. Melissa Williams, Hazardous Materials Division, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, FMCSA, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20590, (202) 366–4163, melissa.williams@dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET., Monday through Friday, except for Federal holidays. Legal Basis and Background Paragraphs (a)(2) and (b) of section 5112 of title 49 United States Code (U.S.C.) permit States and Tribal governments to designate and limit highway routes over which hazardous materials (HM) may be transported, provided the State or Tribal government complies with standards prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation (the Secretary) and meets publication requirements in section 5112(c). To establish standards under paragraph (b), the Secretary must consult with the States, and, under section 5112(c), coordinate with the States to ‘‘update and publish periodically’’ a list of currently effective HM highway routing designations and restrictions. The requirements that States and Tribal governments must follow to establish, maintain, or enforce routing designations for the transport of placardable quantities of NRHM are set forth in 49 CFR part 397, subpart C. Subpart D of part 397 sets out the requirements for designating preferred routes for highway route controlled quantities of HRCQ/RAM shipments as an alternative, or in addition, to Interstate System highways. For HRCQ/ RAM shipments, § 397.101 defines a preferred route as an Interstate Highway for which no alternative route is designated by the State; a route specifically designated by the State; or both. (See § 397.65 for the definitions of NRHM and routing designations.) Under a delegation from the Secretary,1 FMCSA has authority to implement 49 U.S.C. 5112. Currently, § 397.73 establishes public information and reporting requirements for NRHM. States or Tribal governments are required to furnish information regarding any new or changed routes to FMCSA within 60 days after establishment. Under § 397.103, a State routing designation for HRCQ/RAM routes (preferred routes) as an alternative, or in addition, to an Interstate System highway, is effective when the authorized routing agency provides FMCSA with written notification, FMCSA acknowledges receipt in writing, and the route is published in FMCSA’s NHMRR. The Office of Management and Budget has approved these collections of information under control number 2126–0014, Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Highway Routing. 1 49 E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM CFR 1.87(d)(2). 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 115 (Thursday, June 17, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-12597]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Highway Project 
in Georgia, the Courtesy Parkway Extension From Old Covington Highway 
to Flat Shoals Road, Rockdale County, Georgia (Atlanta Metropolitan 
Area)

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

ACTION: Notice of limitations on claims for judicial review of action 
by FHWA and other federal agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal 
agencies that are final. This final agency action relates to the 
construction of the new roadway, known as the Courtesy Parkway 
Extension, which would bridge over Interstate 20 (I-20) and tie into 
Flat Shoals Road east of Old Salem Road in Rockdale County, Georgia. 
The FHWA's Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) provides details on 
the Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements.

DATES: By this notice, 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 on the highway project will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before November 15, 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: Mr. Aaron Hernandez, 
Environmental Coordinator, Federal Highway Administration Georgia 
Division, 61 Forsyth Street, Suite 17T100, Atlanta, Georgia 30303; 
telephone (404) 562-3584; email: [email protected]. The FHWA 
Georgia Division Office's normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. For Georgia Department of 
Transportation (GDOT): Mr. Eric Duff, State Environmental 
Administrator, Georgia Department of Transportation, 600 West Peachtree 
Street NW, 16th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30308; telephone (404) 631-
1100; email: [email protected]. The GDOT Office of Environmental 
Service's normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern 
Time) Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken a 
final agency action by issuing a FONSI for the following highway 
project in the State of Georgia: The Courtesy Parkway Extension located 
in Rockdale County, Georgia. The proposed project will increase north-
south connectivity between residential areas south of I-20 and 
commercial areas north of I-20, provide congestion relief, and reduce 
the frequency and severity of crashes along SR 138/McDonough Highway 
through the construction of a new location roadway, Courtesy Parkway 
Extension (N 33.645040, E-83.991673), that would bridge over Interstate 
20 (I-20) and tie into Flat Shoals Road Southeast (SE) located 
approximately 0.5 miles east of Old Salem Road SE and includes 
connecting roads to Iris Drive. The project would include a new, three-
lane, undivided urban roadway from Old Covington Highway to Flat Shoals 
Road, totaling 1.5 miles. The roadway would bridge over I-20, 1,200 
feet east of the existing Courtesy Parkway and would include connection 
roadways to tie into Iris Drive. The roadway would intersect with 
Courtesy Parkway alignment from this intersection to Old Covington 
Highway. The project would include intersection improvements on Flat 
Shoals Road, Old Covington Highway, and Iris Drive for additional turn 
lanes. The typical section of the roadway would include curb, gutter, 
and sidewalk. Five-foot sidewalks are proposed on the existing roads, 
including Flat Shoals Road and Old Covington Highway as well as the 
proposed new roadway. Six-foot sidewalks would be added to the proposed 
bridge.
    The FHWA's action, related actions by other Federal agencies, and 
the laws

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under which such actions were taken are described in the Environmental 
Assessment (EA) approved on December 17, 2020, in FHWA's FONSI issued 
on May 26, 2021, and other documents in the project file. The EA, FONSI 
and other project records are available by contacting FHWA or the 
Georgia Department of Transportation at the addresses listed above. The 
EA and FONSI can also be reviewed and downloaded from the project 
website at https://majormobilityga.com/projects/eastsideic/.
    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]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) 
[23 U.S.C. 319].
    4. Noise: Noise Control Act of 1972 [42 U.S.C. 4901-4918]; 23 CFR 
part 772; Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, Public Law 91-605 [84 Stat. 
1713].
    5. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667d]; 
Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712].
    6. 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(mm)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 
U.S.C. 469-469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation 
Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001-3013].
    7. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)--2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 
1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201-4209].
    8. Wetlands and Water Resources: Land and Water Conservation Fund 
(LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601-4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 
300(f)-300(j)(6)]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271- 1287]; 
Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001-4128].
    9. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601-9675]; 
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901-6992(k)].
    10. 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. 13045 Protection of Children from Environmental Health 
Risks and Safety Risks; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, 
Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing E.O. 
12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs 
and activities apply to this program.)

    Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1).

Moises Marrero,
Division Administrator, Atlanta, Georgia.
[FR Doc. 2021-12597 Filed 6-16-21; 8:45 am]
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