Federal Highway Administration Finding of No Signification Impact, September 2011

(2011) Federal Highway Administration Finding of No Signification Impact, September 2011. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Description of the Proposed Action The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) propose to improve a 3.9-mile segment of Iowa Highway 86 (IA 86) from Iowa Highway 9 (IA 9) to near the Minnesota border within Dickinson County, Iowa (the Project). The existing IA 86 has narrow travel lanes and shoulders, steep foreslopes, and poor vertical alignment. Environmental Assessment Availability The Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project was signed on June 30, 2011, and distributed to selected federal, state, and local resource agencies on July 5, 2011, for review and comment. A Notice of Public Hearing and Environmental Assessment Availability was published in the legal section of the Estherville Daily News on July 5, 2011, and the Ocheyedan Press-Melvin News and Dickinson County News on July 6, 2011. Review and Comment Period A review and comment period was established for receipt of comments on the EA, with an expiration date of August 8, 2011. A public hearing for the Project was held at the Dickinson County Courthouse on July 21, 2011. The public hearing used a combined open forum and formal format. A transcript of this meeting has been prepared and is available upon request.

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: DOT, FHWA, Interstate, Iowa, Nebraska
Subjects: Transportation > Research
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation
ID Code: 13143
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 12 Jun 2012 16:27
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2012 16:27
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/13143

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