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Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report; Mid-County Parkway, Riverside County, CA

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ACTION:

Notice of extension of comment period.

SUMMARY:

The Federal Highway Administration is extending the review and comment period for the Mid-County Parkway (MCP) Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for an additional 30 days. Comments on the Draft EIR/EIS may now be submitted until January 8, 2009. The MCP is a proposed 32-mile roadway on new and existing alignment between State Route 79 and Interstate 15 in western Riverside County. A Notice of Availability was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 73, No. 199 on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 (FR Doc. ES-23805 Filed 10-10-08; 8:45 a.m.). The Notice of Availability includes supplemental information describing the project and the alternatives.

DATES:

Comments will now be accepted until January 8, 2009.

ADDRESSES:

Comments on the MCP Draft EIR/EIS can be mailed to the following addresses: Ms. Cathy Bechtel at Riverside County Transportation Commission, 4080 Lemon Street, 3rd Floor, Riverside, CA 92502 and/or Mr. Tay Dam, Federal Highway Administration, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 4-100, Sacramento, CA 95814, or via e-mail at: http://midcountyparkway.org.

The Draft EIR/EIS and technical studies are available for viewing at the following locations during regular business hours: (1) RCTC, 4080 Lemon Street—3rd Floor, Riverside, CA 92502; (2) FHWA, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 4-100, Sacramento, CA 95814; (3) Caltrans District 8 Office—6th Floor, 464 W. 4th St., San Bernardino, CA 92401; (4) City of Corona—Public Works Department, 400 South Vicentia Avenue, 2nd Floor—Suite 210, Corona, CA 92882; (5) Corona Public Library, 650 S. Main St., Corona, CA 92882; (6) Perris Public Library, 163 E. San Jacinto Ave., Perris, CA 92507; (7) San Jacinto Public Library, 500 Idyllwild Dr., San Jacinto, CA 92583; (8) Woodcrest Library, 16625 Krameria, Riverside, CA 92504; (9) Hemet Library, 300 E. Latham Avenue, Hemet, CA 92543; and (10) Moreno Valley Public Library, 25480 Alessandro Blvd., Moreno Valley, CA 92553. You may also view and comment on the Draft EIR/EIS at http://www.midcountyparkway.org.

(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.)

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Cathy Bechtel at RCTC: (951) 787-7141, or Mr. Tay Dam at FHWA: (213) 605-2013.

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Dated: November 21, 2008.

Cindy Vigue,

Director of State Programs, Major Projects Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 4-100, Sacramento, CA 95814.

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[FR Doc. E8-28429 Filed 11-28-08; 8:45 am]

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