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