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Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the New York Gateway Connections Improvement Project to the U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza, Erie County, New York

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American Government Topics:  Interstate Highway System

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the New York Gateway Connections Improvement Project to the U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza, Erie County, New York

Jonathan D. McDade
Federal Highway Administration
June 23, 2014


[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 120 (Monday, June 23, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35630-35631]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14212]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the New York Gateway 
Connections Improvement Project to the U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza, Erie 
County, New York

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), New York State 
Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), DOT.

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

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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 New York Gateway Connections 
Improvement Project. Those actions grant approvals for the project.

DATES: By this notice, the 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 highway project will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before November 20, 2014. 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan D. McDade, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Leo W. O'Brien Federal 
Building, Albany, New York 12207, Telephone (518) 431-4127.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA and 
other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing 
approvals for the following highway project in the State of New York: 
Gateway Connections Improvement Project, City of Buffalo, New York. The 
New York Gateway Connections Project will consist of the addition of a 
new ramp that provides direct access from the US Peace Bridge Plaza to 
northbound I-190, removal of Baird Drive from Front Park, and 
replacement of the Porter Avenue Bridge over I-190.
    The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the Federal Highway Administration 
(FHWA) Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the project, 
approved by FHWA in the Record of Decision (ROD) issued on June 3, 
2014, and in other documents in the FHWA administrative record. The 
FEIS, ROD, and other documents in the FHWA administrative record file 
are available by contacting the FHWA, or NYSDOT, at the addresses 
provided above. The FEIS and ROD can be viewed and downloaded from the 
project Web site at http://www.dot.ny.gov/nygateway.
    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. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q).
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers), 
23 U.S.C. 319.
    4. 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].
    5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 
470(aa)-11]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 
469-469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act 
(NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001-3013].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 
1996].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 
U.S.C. 1451-1465; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), 16 U.S.C. 
4601-4604; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300(f)-300(j)(6); 
33 U.S.C. 401-406; Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4001-4128.
    8. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9601-9675; 
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 6901-6992(k).
    9. 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. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; 
E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments; E.O. 11514

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Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112 
Invasive Species.

(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).

    Issued on: June 11, 2014.
Jonathan D. McDade,
Division Administrator, Albany, NY.
[FR Doc. 2014-14212 Filed 6-20-14; 8:45 am]
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