[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 54 (Thursday, March 20, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 15544-15549]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06091]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0002]


Final Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified 
BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and 
modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that 
each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being 
already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for 
participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

DATES: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) 
showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be 
obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for 
inspection as indicated in the table below.

ADDRESSES: The final BFEs for each community are available for 
inspection at the office of the Chief Executive

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Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the 
table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering 
Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified 
BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been 
published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have 
elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for 
Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.
    This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 
67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone 
areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.
    Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to 
review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the 
address cited below for each community. The BFEs and modified BFEs are 
made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected 
locations in each community are shown.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This final rule is categorically 
excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental 
Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been 
prepared.
    Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are 
not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-
612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.
    Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant 
regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 
12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 
51735.
    Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This final rule involves no 
policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final rule meets 
the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67

    Administrative practice and procedure, Flood insurance, Reporting 
and recordkeeping requirements.
    Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:

PART 67--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 
1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 
1979 Comp., p. 376.


Sec.  67.11  [Amended]

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2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  67.11 are amended 
as follows:

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                                                                      * Elevation in
                                                                      feet (NGVD) +
                                                                    Elevation in feet
                                                                     (NAVD) 
           Flooding source(s)              Location of referenced     Depth in feet      Communities  affected
                                                 elevation             above ground
                                                                    [caret] Elevation
                                                                     in  meters (MSL)
                                                                         Modified
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                                 Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1233
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Backwater effects from 81st Street       At the intersection of                  +203  City of Shreveport.
 Drainage Ditch.                          Linwood Avenue and West
                                          67th Street.
                                         Approximately 130 feet                  +203
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Wallace Avenue and
                                          West 67th Street.
Backwater effects from Airport Ditch...  Approximately 40 feet                   +185  City of Shreveport.
                                          north of the
                                          intersection of Valley
                                          View Drive and Trammel
                                          Drive.
                                         Approximately 820 feet                  +185
                                          north of the
                                          intersection of Valley
                                          View Drive and Trammel
                                          Drive.
Backwater effects from Airport Ditch...  Approximately 240 feet                  +192  City of Shreveport.
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Dollarway Drive and Amie
                                          Street.
                                         At the intersection of                  +192
                                          Dollarway Drive and
                                          Jewella Avenue.
Backwater effects from Airport Ditch...  Approximately 425 feet                  +192  City of Shreveport.
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Dollarway Drive and
                                          Karen Street.
                                         Approximately 160 feet                  +192
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Dollarway Drive and
                                          Karen Street.
Backwater effects from Airport Ditch...  Approximately 750 feet                  +198  City of Shreveport.
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of West
                                          70th Street and the
                                          railroad.
                                         Approximately 170 feet                  +198
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of West
                                          70th Street and the
                                          railroad.
Backwater effects from Airport Ditch...  Approximately 500 feet                  +204  City of Shreveport.
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of Kennedy
                                          Drive and West 70th
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 130 feet                  +204
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of West
                                          70th Street and the
                                          railroad.
Backwater effects from Airport Ditch...  Approximately 290 feet                  +206  City of Shreveport.
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of Kennedy
                                          Drive and West 70th
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 1,050 feet                +206
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of Kennedy
                                          Drive and West 70th
                                          Street.
Backwater effects from Audrey Lane       Approximately 330 feet                  +187  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 north of the
                                          intersection of Audrey
                                          Lane and Willis Street.
                                         Approximately 710 feet                  +187
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Hazel
                                          Street and Willis Street.

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Backwater effects from Bayou Pierre....  Approximately 114 feet                  +166  City of Shreveport.
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of Huron
                                          Street and Gilbert Drive.
                                         Approximately 543 feet                  +166
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Huron
                                          Street and Gilbert Drive.
Backwater effects from Boggy Bayou.....  Approximately 770 feet                  +172  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          southwest of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Harper
                                          Road and Colquitt Road.
                                         Approximately 1,240 feet                +172
                                          west of the intersection
                                          of Harper Road and
                                          Colquitt Road.
Backwater effects from Brush Bayou.....  Approximately 1,520 feet                +170  City of Shreveport.
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of Linwood
                                          Avenue and Bert Kouns
                                          Industrial Loop.
                                         Approximately 1,700 feet                +170
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Linwood
                                          Avenue and Kennie Road.
Backwater effects from Brush Bayou.....  Approximately 660 feet                  +184  City of Shreveport.
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Wilshire
                                          Drive and Pine Tree
                                          Drive.
                                         Approximately 650 feet                  +184
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Trammel
                                          Drive and Valley View
                                          Drive.
Backwater effects from Cargill Lateral.  Approximately 50 feet                   +196  City of Shreveport.
                                          west of the intersection
                                          of Chateau Drive and
                                          Legion Circle.
                                         Approximately 420 feet                  +196
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Chateau
                                          Drive and Classic Circle.
Backwater effects from Choctaw Bayou...  Approximately 0.65 mile                 +180  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          west of the intersection                      Caddo Parish.
                                          of Tolmak Road and
                                          Industry Road.
                                         Approximately 0.59 mile                 +180
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of Tolmak
                                          Road and Industry Road.
Backwater effects from Cross Bayou       Approximately 0.39 mile                 +231  Town of Greenwood.
 Tributary 3.                             northeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Greenwood Heights Street
                                          and U.S. Route 80.
                                         Approximately 0.48 mile                 +231
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Greenwood Heights Street
                                          and U.S. Route 80.
Backwater effects from Industrial Park   Approximately 530 feet                  +176  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 southwest of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Sandalwood Drive and
                                          Green Forest Road.
                                         Approximately 530 feet                  +176
                                          west of the intersection
                                          of Sandalwood Drive and
                                          Green Forest Road.
Backwater effects from Industrial Park   Approximately 570 feet                  +178  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 southeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Castlebrook Circle and
                                          Castlebrook Drive.
                                         Approximately 740 feet                  +178
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Castlebrook Circle and
                                          Castlebrook Drive.
Backwater effects from Industrial Park   Approximately 110 feet                  +179  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 southwest of the
                                          intersection of Lytham
                                          Drive and Tyne Drive.
                                         Approximately 250 feet                  +179
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Newcastle Boulevard and
                                          Lytham Drive.
Backwater effects from Industrial Park   Approximately 1,400 feet                +185  Unincorporated Areas of
 Lateral.                                 southeast of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Pines
                                          Road and Bert Kouns
                                          Industrial Loop.
                                         Approximately 800 feet                  +185
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Pines
                                          Road and Bert Kouns
                                          Industrial Loop.
Backwater effects from Lincoln Memorial  Approximately 1,190 feet                +203  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 northwest of the
                                          intersection of
                                          McGoldrick Drive and
                                          Bert Kouns Industrial
                                          Loop.
                                         Approximately 0.63 mile                 +203
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of
                                          McGoldrick Drive and
                                          Bert Kouns Industrial
                                          Loop.
Backwater effects from Lincoln Memorial  Approximately 1,300 feet                +209  City of Shreveport,
 Lateral.                                 west of the intersection                      Unincorporated Areas of
                                          of Buncombe Road and the                      Caddo Parish.
                                          railroad.
                                         Approximately 1,570 feet                +209
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of Buncombe
                                          Road and the railroad.
Backwater effects from McCain Creek....  Approximately 1,600 feet                +190  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          southeast of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of North
                                          Forty Drive and North
                                          Market Street.
                                         Approximately 270 feet                  +190
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Eakin
                                          Road and Old
                                          Mooringsport Road.
Backwater effects from McCain Creek....  Approximately 1,600 feet                +192  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          southeast of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of North
                                          Market Street and State
                                          Route 538 (Old
                                          Mooringsport Road).
                                         Approximately 1,020 feet                +192
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of North
                                          Market Street and State
                                          Route 538 (Old
                                          Mooringsport Road).
Backwater effects from McCain Creek....  Approximately 450 feet                  +195  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          east of the intersection                      Caddo Parish.
                                          of Alaska Lane and
                                          Canada Court.
                                         Approximately 190 feet                  +195
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Alaska Lane and
                                          Vancouver Drive.

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Backwater effects from McCain Creek....  Approximately 1,630 feet                +202  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          southwest of Roy Road.                        Caddo Parish.
                                         Approximately 0.56 mile                 +202
                                          southwest of Roy Road.
Backwater effects from McCain Creek....  Approximately 1.1 miles                 +211  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          southeast of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Luke
                                          Lane and Tom Ridge Road.
                                         Approximately 0.79 mile                 +211
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Luke
                                          Lane and Tom Ridge Road.
Backwater effects from Red River.......  Approximately 650 feet                  +163  City of Shreveport.
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of South
                                          Pointe Parkway and Dee
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 1,050 feet                +163
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of South
                                          Pointe Parkway and Dee
                                          Street.
Backwater effects from Shirley Francis   Approximately 440 feet                  +206  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 southwest of the
                                          Industrial Park Lateral
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 870 feet                  +206
                                          southwest of the
                                          Industrial Park Lateral
                                          confluence.
Backwater effects from South Broadmoor   Approximately 100 feet                  +159  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 south of the
                                          intersection of Martha
                                          Ann Drive and Pugh
                                          Avenue.
                                         Approximately 50 feet                   +159
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of Schaub
                                          Drive and Pugh Avenue.
Backwater effects from South Broadmoor   Approximately 239 feet                  +159  City of Shreveport.
 Lateral.                                 east of the intersection
                                          of Jackson Square Place
                                          and Fountainbleau Drive.
                                         Approximately 786 feet                  +159
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Jackson Square Place
                                          and Fountainbleau Drive.
Brookwood Ditch........................  At the downstream side of               +188  City of Shreveport.
                                          the railroad.
                                         Approximately 100 feet                  +190
                                          downstream of Hawthorne
                                          Drive.
Caddo Lake.............................  Approximately 0.57 mile                 +181  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          northwest of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Caddo
                                          Lake Road and Haphazard
                                          Road.
Cargill Lateral........................  Approximately 250 feet                  +196  City of Shreveport.
                                          downstream of Valley
                                          View Drive.
                                         Approximately 50 feet                   +207
                                          upstream of the railroad.
Cross Bayou Lateral....................  At the downstream side of               +194  City of Shreveport.
                                          Weinstock Street.
                                         Approximately 80 feet                   +196
                                          upstream of Weinstock
                                          Street.
Cross Lake.............................  Approximately 1,200 feet                +177  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          southeast of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of North
                                          Lakeshore Drive and
                                          Lakeview Road.
Ponding area (flooding effects from      Entire ponding area                     +166  City of Shreveport.
 Cross Bayou).                            approximately 730 feet
                                          west of the intersection
                                          of Shreveport Blanchard
                                          Highway and North Hearne
                                          Avenue.
Ponding area (flooding effects from      Entire ponding area                     +166  City of Shreveport.
 Cross Bayou).                            approximately 1,030 feet
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Shreveport Blanchard
                                          Highway and North Hearne
                                          Avenue.
Ponding area (flooding effects from      Entire ponding area                     +195  City of Shreveport.
 Gilmer Bayou).                           approximately 1,760 feet
                                          north of the
                                          intersection of Grantham
                                          Street and Chambers
                                          Street.
Ponding area (flooding effects from      Entire ponding area                     +205  City of Shreveport.
 Hollywood Ditch).                        approximately 600 feet
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of Evers
                                          Drive and Broadway
                                          Avenue.
Ponding area (flooding effects from Red  Entire ponding area                     +161  City of Shreveport.
 River).                                  approximately 510 feet
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of East Kings Highway
                                          and Captain H. M. Shreve
                                          Boulevard.
Ponding area (flooding effects from Red  Entire ponding area                     +161  City of Shreveport.
 River).                                  approximately 555 feet
                                          north of the
                                          intersection of East
                                          Kings Highway and
                                          Captain H. M. Shreve
                                          Boulevard.
Ponding area (flooding effects from Red  Entire ponding area                     +165  City of Shreveport.
 River).                                  approximately 1,500 feet
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of I-20 and
                                          Spring Street.
Ponding area (flooding effects from Red  Entire ponding area                     +166  City of Shreveport.
 River).                                  approximately 900 feet
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of Monty
                                          Avenue and Taft Street.
Ponding area (flooding effects from      Entire ponding area                     +160  Unincorporated Areas of
 Wallace Lake).                           approximately 0.49 mile                       Caddo Parish.
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of Ellerbe
                                          Road and Robson Road.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 165 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of Chelsea
                                          Drive and Grover Place.
                                         Approximately 145 feet                  +162
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of Sand
                                          Beach Boulevard and
                                          Grover Place.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 195 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Roma Drive and Sand
                                          Beach Boulevard.
                                         Approximately 705 feet                  +162
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Roma Drive and Sand
                                          Beach Boulevard.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 490 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of Orchid
                                          Street and Pennsylvania
                                          Avenue.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 350 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of Tibbs
                                          Avenue and Pennsylvania
                                          Avenue.

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Shallow flooding.......................  An area bounded by Bruce                +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          Avenue to the north,
                                          Anniston Avenue to the
                                          east, Norwood Street to
                                          the south, and Roma
                                          Drive to the west.
Shallow flooding.......................  An area bounded by Leo                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          Avenue to the north,
                                          Steere Drive to the
                                          east, Carrollton Avenue
                                          to the south, and Akard
                                          Avenue to the west.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 110 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Youree Drive and
                                          Preston Avenue.
                                         Approximately 620 feet                  +162
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Youree
                                          Drive and Preston Avenue.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 360 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Akard Avenue and
                                          Ockley Drive.
                                         Approximately 1,220 feet                +162
                                          east of the intersection
                                          of Akard Avenue and
                                          Ockley Drive.
Shallow flooding.......................  An area bounded by                      +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          Carrollton Avenue to the
                                          north, Steere Drive to
                                          the east, Pennsylvania
                                          Avenue to the south, and
                                          Akard Avenue to the west.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 440 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          north of the
                                          intersection of Kathy
                                          Lane and Kathy Circle.
Shallow flooding.......................  Approximately 340 feet                  +162  City of Shreveport.
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Ockley
                                          Drive and Akard Avenue.
Shallow flooding.......................  From approximately 90                   +189  City of Shreveport.
                                          feet northwest of the
                                          railroad to
                                          approximately 250 feet
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Hawthorne Drive and
                                          Torento Lane.
Shallow flooding.......................  An area bounded by East                 +208  City of Shreveport.
                                          68th Street to the
                                          north, Line Avenue to
                                          the east, East 74th
                                          Street to the south, and
                                          Southern Avenue to the
                                          west.
Unnamed flooding source (flooding        Approximately 0.61 mile                 +153  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Bayou Pierre).              north of the                                  Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Explorer
                                          Road and Robson Road.
                                         Approximately 0.80 mile                 +153
                                          northwest of the
                                          intersection of Jeter
                                          Road and Robson Road.
Unnamed flooding source (flooding        Approximately 0.39 mile                 +153  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Bayou Pierre).              southeast of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Rose
                                          Ridge Circle and Leonard
                                          Road.
                                         Approximately 0.81 mile                 +153
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Westchester Circle and
                                          Nottingham Drive.
Unnamed flooding source (flooding        Approximately 0.76 mile                 +153  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Bayou Pierre).              north of the                                  Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Explorer
                                          Road and Robson Road.
                                         Approximately 1.20 miles                +153
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Bent
                                          Tree Drive and Ellerbe
                                          Road.
Unnamed flooding source (flooding        Approximately 1,690 feet                +154  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Bayou Pierre).              northwest of the                              Caddo Parish.
                                          intersection of Red Haw
                                          Lane and Leonard Road.
                                         Approximately 0.46 mile                 +155
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Ellerbe
                                          Road and Bob White Lane.
Unnamed flooding source (flooding        Approximately 295 feet                  +167  City of Shreveport.
 effects from Red River.                  southwest of the
                                          intersection of North
                                          Common Street and
                                          Airport Drive.
                                         Approximately 730 feet                  +171
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Ute
                                          Terrace and Grimmett
                                          Drive.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
                                                    Addresses
City of Shreveport
Maps are available for inspection at the Office of the City Engineer, 505 Travis Street, Suite 300, Shreveport,
 LA 71101.
 
Town of Greenwood
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 9381 Greenwood Road, Greenwood, LA 71033.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Caddo Parish
Maps are available for inspection at the Caddo Parish Department of Public Works, 505 Travis Street, Suite 820,
 Shreveport, LA 71101.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: January 31, 2014.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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