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Southwest Gulf Railroad Company-Construction and Operation Exemption-Medina County, TX

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AGENCY:

Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of exemption.

SUMMARY:

Under 49 U.S.C. 10502, the Board conditionally exempts from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10901 the construction and operation by Southwest Gulf Railroad Company (SGR) of an approximately 7-mile line of railroad in Medina County, TX. The planned line will extend from Vulcan Construction Materials, LP's [1] proposed quarry in the north central part of the county to a connection at approximately milepost 250 near Dunlay of the Del Rio Subdivision of the Union Pacific Railroad Company.

DATES:

The exemption will not become effective until the environmental review process is completed. Once that process is completed, the Board will issue a further decision addressing the environmental matters and establishing an exemption effective date at that time, if appropriate. Petitions to reopen must be filed by June 9, 2003.

ADDRESSES:

An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34284, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of all pleadings must be served on petitioner's representative: David H. Coburn, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20036.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Beryl Gordon (202) 565-1600. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Additional information is contained in the Board's decision. Copies of the decision may be purchased from Dā 2 Dā Legal Copy Service by calling (202) 293-7776 (assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at 1-800-877-8339) or by visiting Suite 405, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006. Start Printed Page 27142

Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.

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Decided: May 9, 2003.

By the Board, Chairman Nober and Commissioner Morgan.

Vernon A. Williams,

Secretary.

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Footnotes

1.  Vulcan Construction Materials, LP is a subsidiary of Vulcan Materials Company, and SGR is affiliated with Vulcan Materials Company through common ownership.

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[FR Doc. 03-12263 Filed 5-16-03; 8:45 am]

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