Notice of Intent to Begin Engineering and Environmental Studies Kenai Peninsula Bridge Rehabilitation 2015

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 replace the Anchor River Bridge (DOT&PF Bridge #910). The proposed project is located between milepost (MP) 8.37 and MP 8.41 of the Old Sterling Highway in Anchor Point, Alaska.

The proposed work would include (as needed):

Remove historic Anchor River Bridge (DOT&PF Bridge #910)Construct a new bridge in the same location, including foundations, abutments, erosion protection, piers, girders, decking, and bridge rail
Vegetation clearing and grubbing
Roadway realignments to meet elevation of the new bridge approaches
Repair, replace, relocate, or improve:
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 FIRM #02122C1890E, 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 November 9th, 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 Kelly Summers, P.E., Project Manager, at 269-0546 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 10/6/2017 1:09:46 PM by mlbyrd


Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Central Region
Project/Regulation #: CFHWY00163/0001574
Publish Date: 10/6/2017
Archive Date: 11/25/2017