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Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Nevada

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Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Nevada

Susan Klekar
Federal Highway Administration
January 31, 2014

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 21 (Friday, January 31, 2014)]
[Pages 5513-5514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01986]



Federal Highway Administration

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project 
in Nevada

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.


SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other 
Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 
139(l)(1). The actions relate to the Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard 
Intersection Improvement Project located in Sparks, Washoe County, 
Nevada. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approval of the 

DATES: By this notice, FHWA 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 listed highway project will be 
barred unless the claim is filed on or before June 30, 2014. If this 
date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, parties are advised 
to file their claim no later than the business day preceding this date. 
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.

Environmental Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 705 
North Plaza Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-0602; telephone: (775) 
687-1231; email: abdelmoez.abdalla@dot.gov. The FHWA Nevada Division 
Office's regular business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific 
Standard Time). For the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT): Mr. 
Steve M. Cooke, P.E., Chief, Environmental Services Division, Nevada 
Department of Transportation, 1263 South Stewart Street, Carson City, 
Nevada 89712; telephone: (775) 888-7013; email: scooke@dot.state.nv.us. 
The NDOT office's regular business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.(Pacific 
Standard Time).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA and 
other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions related to the 
Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard Intersection Improvement Project 
located in Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada. FHWA, in cooperation with the 
Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), prepared a Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (FHWA-NV-EIS-13-01-D) and Final 
EIS (FHWA-NV-EIS-13-01-F) for proposed improvements to the Pyramid Way 
and McCarran Boulevard Intersection in Sparks, Nevada. The improvements 
include widening Pyramid Way from two lanes to three lanes in each 
direction (north-south) from a reconfigured Queen Way on the north to 
Tyler Way on the south. McCarran Boulevard would remain two lanes in 
each direction (east-west) but with additional turning lanes.
    The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the

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combined Final EIS (FHWA-NV-EIS-13-01-F) and Record of Decision (ROD) 
issued on November 26, 2013, and in other documents in the FHWA and 
NDOT project record. These documents are available by contacting FHWA 
or NDOT at the addresses provided above. The combined Final EIS and ROD 
can also be downloaded electronically from the project Web site at 
http://www.pyramidmccarran.com/, or viewed at area public libraries. 
This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions on the project as 
of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such 
actions were taken, including but not limited to: General: National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321-4351]; Federal-Aid 
Highway Act (FAHA) [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]; Public Hearing 
[23 U.S.C. 128].
    1. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)] (Transportation 
    2. Noise: Procedures for Abatement of Highway Traffic Noise and 
Construction Noise [23 U.S.C. 109(h), 109(i); 42 U.S.C. 4331, 4332; 
sec. 339(b), Pub. L. 104-59, 109 Stat. 568, 605; 49 CFR 1.48(b)].
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [23 U.S.C. 138 and 49 U.S.C. 303] and Section 6(f) of the Land and 
Water Conservation Act as amended [16 U.S.C. 4601].
    4. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470f]; 
Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469-469(c)].
    5. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667 
(d)]; Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000 
(d)-2000 (d)(1)].
    7. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990, Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 
11988, Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address 
Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income 
Populations; E.O. 11593, Protection and Enhancement of Cultural 
Resources; E.O. 13287, Preserve America; E.O. 11514, Protection and 
Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E. 0. 13112, Invasive Species.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program No. 20.205, Highway 
Research, 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), as amended by the Moving Ahead 
for Progress Act, Pub. L. 112-141, section 1308, 126 Stat. 405 

    Issued on: January 15, 2014.
Susan Klekar,
Division Administrator, Carson City, Nevada.
[FR Doc. 2014-01986 Filed 1-30-14; 8:45 am]

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