[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 28 (Thursday, February 11, 2016)]
[Page 7406]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02766]



Federal Highway Administration

Environmental Impact Statement: Cherokee and Forsyth Counties, 

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) United States Department 
of Transportation (USDOT).

ACTION: Rescind Notice of Intent To Prepare an EIS.


SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 
Notice of Intent (NOI) for the preparation of an Environmental Impact 
Statement (EIS) to study the proposed transportation project (State 
Route 20) located in Cherokee and Forsyth Counties, Georgia, is being 
rescinded. The NOI was published in the Federal Register on April 11, 
2013. A Draft EIS was not released. The rescission is based on federal 
aid funding has been eliminated from the on the SR 20 project. The 
Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will fund the project using 
state transportation funding.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chetna P. Dixon, Environmental 
Coordinator, Federal Highway Administration Georgia Division, 61 
Forsyth Street, Suite 17T100, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Phone 404-562-
3630 or Nicole Law, Project Manager, Georgia Department of 
Transportation, 600 West Peachtree Street, 25th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 
30308, Telephone: (404) 631-1723, Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 8, 2015, GDOT announced the 
improvements to SR 20 would be funded with state funding. Comments or 
questions concerning the rescission of the proposed action and the EIS 
should be directed to the FHWA at the address provided above.

    Issued on: February 5, 2016.
William Farr,
Assistant Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 
Atlanta, Georgia.
[FR Doc. 2016-02766 Filed 2-10-16; 8:45 am]