Notice of Intent to Begin Engineering and Environmental Studies Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway Milepost (MP) 0 – 4.4 Pavement Preservation

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) has assumed the responsibilities of the Federal Highway Administration under Section 326 of amended Chapter 3 of Title 23, United States Code (23 U.S.C. 326), and is soliciting comments and information on a proposal to resurface approximately 4.5 miles of Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway, from the Bethel Airport to Hangar Lake Road, in Bethel, Alaska.

The proposed work would also include:
Structural section repairs (e.g., digouts)
Drainage improvements (e.g., ditching, culvert replacement)
Bridge maintenance (e.g., joint repairs, painting, deck rehabilitation and/or repair)
Improvements to pedestrian curb ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements
Traffic signals
Utility realignments
Vegetation clearing and grubbing
Guardrail and/or guardrail end treatments

This proposed project will comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act; Executive Orders: 11990 (Wetlands Protection), 11988 (Floodplain Protection), 12898 (Environmental Justice); the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, and U.S. DOT Act Section 4(f). According to FEMA FIRMs #0201040042C and #0201040061C, the proposed project would encroach on a 100-year floodplain.

Construction for the proposed project is anticipated to begin in Summer 2019. To ensure that all possible factors are considered, please provide written comments to the following address by August 19th, 2017.

Brian Elliott, Regional Environmental Manager
DOT&PF Preliminary Design & Environmental
P.O. Box 196900
Anchorage, Alaska 99519-6900

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact Aaron Hughes, P.E., Project Manager, at 269-0523 or Elena Fernandez, Environmental Impact Analyst, at 269-0527.

It is the policy of the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) that no person shall be excluded from participation in, or be denied benefits of any and all programs or activities we provide based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, ability, or national origin, regardless of the funding source including Federal Transit Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration and State of Alaska Funds.

The DOT&PF complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with a hearing impairment can contact DOT&PF at our Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (907) 269-0473.

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Created 7/19/2017 12:04:27 PM by mlbyrd


Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Central Region
Project/Regulation #: CFHWY00291
Publish Date: 7/19/2017
Archive Date: 9/5/2017