Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Alaska, 2663-2664 [2022-00747]

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[FR Doc. 2022–00787 Filed 1–14–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Alaska Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation (DOT). AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Jan 14, 2022 Notice of Limitations on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF). ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF STATE Jkt 256001 The FHWA, on behalf of DOT&PF, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by DOT&PF that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Sterling Safety Corridor Improvements Milepost (MP) 82.5 to 94, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Cities of Soldotna and Kenai, Alaska. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of DOT&PF, is advising the public of final agency action subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the listed highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before June 17, 2022. 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 DOT&PF: Brian Elliott, DOT&PF Central Region Environmental Manager, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, 4111 Aviation Drive, P.O. Box 196900, Anchorage, Alaska 99519–6900; office hours 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. (AST), phone (907) 269–0539, email Brian.Elliott@alaska.gov. For FHWA: Mr. Michael Lukshin, Area Engineer, FHWA Alaska Division, P.O. Box 21648, Juneau, Alaska 99802–1648; office hours 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (AST), phone (907) 586–7189; email michael.lukshin@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective November 3, 2017, FHWA assigned, and DOT&PF assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. As such, environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project have been carried out by DOT&PF pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding executed by FHWA and DOT&PF. Notice is hereby given that DOT&PF has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the proposed highway project, Sterling Safety Corridor Improvements, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Cities of Soldotna and Kenai, Alaska. The proposed project would improve the Sterling Highway by expanding the existing road to a four-lane divided highway, with a depressed median from approximately Handley Street in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2663 Sterling (MP 82.5) to Kleeb Loop in Soldotna (MP 94), with each end transitioning to a four-lane highway divided with a center two-way left-turn lane to tie back into the existing lane configurations. Additional improvements include median breaks approximately every half-mile with dedicated left-turn lanes, frontage road and pedestrian facility construction, utility relocations, vegetation clearing, drainage improvements, and roadside hardware upgrades. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) for the project, approved on December 16, 2021, in the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on December 16, 2021, Section 4(f) de minimis finding, approved on November 11, 2021, and in other documents in the DOT&PF project records. The FEA, Section 4(f) de minimis finding, FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting DOT&PF at the addresses provided above. The FEA and FONSI documents can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at http://www.sterlinghighway82to94. com/, or viewed at 4111 Aviation Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99519. 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 et seq.]; Council on Environmental Quality Regulations [40 CFR parts 1500 et seq.]; Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970 [23 U.S.C. 109]; MAP–21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act [Pub. L. 112–141]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.]. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [54 U.S.C. 200301 et seq.]. 4. Noise: Noise Control Act of 1972 [42 U.S.C. 4901 et seq.]. 5. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 401 and Section 404) [33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.] (Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972); Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended [42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.]; Coastal Zone Management Act [16 U.S.C. 1451 et seq.]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271 et seq.]. 6. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.]; Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 2664 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 18, 2022 / Notices Act, as amended [16 U.S.C. 661 et seq.]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]; Anadromous Fish Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757a–757g]; Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and Management Act, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.]. 7. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 306108]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470aa et seq.]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. 312501 et seq.]. 8. Social and Economic: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended [42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201 et seq.]. 9. Executive Orders: E.O. 13186— Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds; E.O. 11514— Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 11990— Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988— Floodplain Management; E.O. 13112— Invasive Species; E.O. 12898—Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations. (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)) Sandra A. Garcia-Aline, Division Administrator, Juneau, Alaska. [FR Doc. 2022–00747 Filed 1–14–22; 8:45 am] workers. Accordingly, the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) has determined that reestablishing TRACS is necessary and in the public interest. DATES: This charter will be effective for two years from the date it is filed with Congress. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph DeLorenzo, TRACS Designated Federal Officer, Associate Administrator, FTA Office of Transit Safety and Oversight, (202) 366–1783, Joseph.DeLorenzo@dot.gov; or Bridget Zamperini, TRACS Program Manager, FTA Office of Transit Safety and Oversight, TRACS@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice announces the intent of the Secretary to reestablish TRACS as a Federal Advisory Committee in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2) to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary and the FTA Administrator on matters relating to the safety of public transportation systems. TRACS will be tasked with providing advice and recommendations on improvements and innovations in transit safety. TRACS will review current challenges and innovations in public transportation and provide recommendations that FTA can implement in support of safety in the public transportation sector. This notice is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Please see the TRACS website for additional information at https:// www.transit.dot.gov/regulations-andguidance/safety/transit-advisorycommittee-safety-tracs. BILLING CODE 4910–22–P Nuria I. Fernandez, Administrator. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [FR Doc. 2022–00685 Filed 1–14–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Federal Transit Administration Notice To Reestablish the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety Charter Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice of intent to reestablish the charter for the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety. AGENCY: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the intent to reestablish the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). The previous TRACS charter expired on September 12, 2020. The U.S. Department of Transportation and FTA are committed to ensuring the safety of the Nation’s public transportation systems and reducing the safety risk to both riders and transit khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Jan 14, 2022 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [U.S. DOT Docket Number NHTSA–2021– 0068] Reports, Forms, and Record keeping Requirements National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation. ACTION: Request for public comment on extension of a currently approved collection of information. AGENCY: Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes a collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval. DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 21, 2022. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket No. NHTSA– 2021–0068 by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Telephone: 1–800–647–5527. • Fax: 202–493–2251. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number for this proposed collection of information. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–78) or you may visit https:// DocketInfo.dot.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to https:// www.regulations.gov. or the street address listed above. Follow the online instructions for accessing the dockets. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 18, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2663-2664]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
Alaska

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

ACTION: Notice of Limitations on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities 
(DOT&PF).

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SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of DOT&PF, is issuing this notice to 
announce actions taken by DOT&PF that are final. The actions relate to 
a proposed highway project, Sterling Safety Corridor Improvements 
Milepost (MP) 82.5 to 94, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Cities 
of Soldotna and Kenai, Alaska. Those actions grant licenses, permits, 
and approvals for the project.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of DOT&PF, is advising the 
public of final agency action subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim 
seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the listed 
highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before 
June 17, 2022. 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 DOT&PF: Brian Elliott, DOT&PF 
Central Region Environmental Manager, Alaska Department of 
Transportation and Public Facilities, 4111 Aviation Drive, P.O. Box 
196900, Anchorage, Alaska 99519-6900; office hours 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 
(AST), phone (907) 269-0539, email [email protected]. For FHWA: 
Mr. Michael Lukshin, Area Engineer, FHWA Alaska Division, P.O. Box 
21648, Juneau, Alaska 99802-1648; office hours 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (AST), 
phone (907) 586-7189; email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective November 3, 2017, FHWA assigned, 
and DOT&PF assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project 
pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. As such, environmental review, consultation, 
and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for 
this project have been carried out by DOT&PF pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 
and a Memorandum of Understanding executed by FHWA and DOT&PF. Notice 
is hereby given that DOT&PF has taken final agency actions subject to 
23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the 
proposed highway project, Sterling Safety Corridor Improvements, in the 
Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Cities of Soldotna and Kenai, Alaska. 
The proposed project would improve the Sterling Highway by expanding 
the existing road to a four-lane divided highway, with a depressed 
median from approximately Handley Street in Sterling (MP 82.5) to Kleeb 
Loop in Soldotna (MP 94), with each end transitioning to a four-lane 
highway divided with a center two-way left-turn lane to tie back into 
the existing lane configurations. Additional improvements include 
median breaks approximately every half-mile with dedicated left-turn 
lanes, frontage road and pedestrian facility construction, utility 
relocations, vegetation clearing, drainage improvements, and roadside 
hardware upgrades.
    The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment 
(FEA) for the project, approved on December 16, 2021, in the Finding of 
No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on December 16, 2021, Section 4(f) 
de minimis finding, approved on November 11, 2021, and in other 
documents in the DOT&PF project records. The FEA, Section 4(f) de 
minimis finding, FONSI, and other project records are available by 
contacting DOT&PF at the addresses provided above. The FEA and FONSI 
documents can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at 
http://www.sterlinghighway82to94.com/ com/, or viewed at 4111 Aviation 
Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99519.
    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 et seq.]; Council on Environmental Quality Regulations [40 CFR 
parts 1500 et seq.]; Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970 [23 U.S.C. 109]; 
MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act [Pub. L. 
112-141].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.].
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [54 
U.S.C. 200301 et seq.].
    4. Noise: Noise Control Act of 1972 [42 U.S.C. 4901 et seq.].
    5. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 401 and 
Section 404) [33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.] (Federal Water Pollution Control 
Act of 1972); Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended [42 U.S.C. 300f et 
seq.]; Coastal Zone Management Act [16 U.S.C. 1451 et seq.]; Wild and 
Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271 et seq.].
    6. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended [16 U.S.C. 
1531 et seq.]; Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended [16 
U.S.C. 1361 et seq.]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination

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Act, as amended [16 U.S.C. 661 et seq.]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 
U.S.C. 703-712]; Anadromous Fish Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757a-
757g]; Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and Management Act, as 
amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.].
    7. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [54 U.S.C. 306108]; 
Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470aa et 
seq.]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. 312501 et 
seq.].
    8. Social and Economic: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 
as amended [42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.]; Farmland Protection Policy Act 
(FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201 et seq.].
    9. Executive Orders: E.O. 13186--Responsibilities of Federal 
Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds; E.O. 11514--Protection and 
Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 11990--Protection of 
Wetlands; E.O. 11988--Floodplain Management; E.O. 13112--Invasive 
Species; E.O. 12898--Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice 
in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations.

(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))

Sandra A. Garcia-Aline,
Division Administrator, Juneau, Alaska.
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