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Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

SUMMARY:

The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, on Interstate 5 from post miles 26.1 to 27.6 in the San Joaquin, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.

DATES:

By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is advising the public of 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 December 27, 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For Caltrans: C. Scott Guidi—Branch Chief, California Department of Transportation, Northern San Joaquin Environmental Management Brach A, 1976 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Stockton, CA 95205. Office Hours 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, (209) 479-1839 or email at scott.guidi@dot.ca.gov. For FHWA, contact David Tedrick at (916) 498-5024 or email David.tedrick@dot.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Effective July 1, 2007, FHWA assigned, and Caltrans assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that the Caltrans, have taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of California: The Stockton Channel Viaduct Bridge Improvements Project will replace the Stockton Channel Viaduct Bridge (Bridge numbers 29-0176L and 26-0176L) on Interstate 5 from post miles 26.1 to 27.6. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (EA)/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the project, approved on June 30, 2021, and in other documents in the FHWA project records. The Final EA/FONSI and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans Final EA and FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at online on the Caltrans District 10 website at https://dot.ca.gov/​caltrans-near-me/​district-10.

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. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations

2. National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.

3. Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, 23 U.S.C. 109

4. MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, (Pub. L. 112-141)

5. Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA)

6. Clean Water Act of 1977 and 1987

7. Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 (see Clean Water Act of 1977 and 1987)

8. Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (Paleontological Resources)

9. Noise Control Act of 1972

10. Safe Drinking Water Act of 1944, as amended

11. Endangered Species Act of 1973

12. Executive Order 11990, Protection of Wetlands

13. Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species

14. Executive Order 13186, Migratory Birds

15. Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1934, as amended

16. Migratory Bird Treaty Act

17. Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management

18. Department of Transportation (DOT) Executive Order 5650.2—Floodplain Management and Protection (April 23, 1979)

19. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended

20. Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice 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).

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Issued on: July 26, 2021.

Rodney Whitfield,

Director, Financial Services, Federal Highway Administration, California Division.

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[FR Doc. 2021-16235 Filed 7-29-21; 8:45 am]

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