[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 88 (Tuesday, May 6, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25077-25078]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-9880]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
Ohio

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by FHWA, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and Other Federal Agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA, USACE, and 
other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 
139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, U.S. Route 
33, from Haydenville in Hocking County to Doanville (just west of New 
Floodwood) in Athens County in the State of Ohio. Those actions grant 
licenses, permits, and 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 3, 2008. If the Federal 
law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period 
of less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time 
period still applies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For FHWA: Mr. David Snyder, 
Environmental Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 200 
North High Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215; Telephone: (614) 280-6852; e-
mail: David.Snyder@fhwa.dot.gov; FHWA Ohio Division Office's normal 
business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (eastern time) Monday thru 
Friday. For USACE: Ms. Deborah Wegmann, Program Manager, Ohio 
Regulatory Transportation Office (ORTO), 3990 East Broad Street, 
Columbus, Ohio 43218; telephone (614) 692-4660; E-mail 
deborah.wegmann@lrh01.usace.army.mil. USACE-ORTO's normal business 
hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time Monday thru Friday. For the 
Ohio Department of Transportation: Mr. Timothy Hill, Office of 
Environmental Services Administrator, Ohio Department of 
Transportation, 1980 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43223; 
Telephone: (614) 644-0377; E-mail tim.hill@dot.state.oh.us. ODOT's 
normal business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (eastern time) Monday 
thru Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 1, 2006, the FHWA published a 
``Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Ohio'' 
in the Federal Register at [DCOID: fr01fe06-175] for the following 
highway project: U.S. Route 33, from Haydenville in Hocking County to 
Doanville in Athens County in the State of Ohio. The project will be a 
9 mile long, four-lane divided controlled access highway. It will begin 
northwest of Nelsonville adjacent to Haydenville. It will then

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proceed in a northeasterly direction north of Nelsonville and south of 
Buchtel. It will end at Doanville which is located just northwest of 
New Floodwood, tying back into the existing 4-lane divided U.S. Route 
33 approximately 1.2 miles east of SR691. The proposed highway will be 
on new alignment. The general purpose of the project is to provide 
system linkage, improve level of service and facility deficiencies 
including providing limited access and separating local and through 
traffic, improve safety, and enhance economic development 
opportunities.
    The FHWA project reference number is FHWA-OH-EIS-04-01-F. A Final 
Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) was approved by FHWA on June 30, 
2005. A Record of Decision was issued by FHWA on August 19, 2005.
    Notice is hereby given that, subsequent to the earlier FHWA notice, 
the USACE has taken final agency actions within the meaning of 23 
U.S.C.139(l)(1) by issuing permits and approvals for the highway 
project. The actions by the USACE, related final actions by other 
Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are 
described in the USACE decisions and its project records, referenced as 
USACE Permit Number 200301193. That information is available by 
contacting the USACE at the address provided above.
    Information about the project and project records also are 
available from the FHWA and the ODOT at the addresses provided above. 
The FHWA FEIS and ROD and the USACE permit can be viewed at the 
Nelsonville Public Library, the Athens and Hocking County Engineer's 
offices, the Athens and Hocking County Commissioners' offices, the 
Nelsonville City Manager's office, and the Hocking College President's 
office.
    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. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251-
1377 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319);

(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: April 29, 2008.
Dennis Decker,
Division Administrator, Columbus, Ohio.
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