Notice of Intent to Begin Engineering and Environmental Studies Homer: West Hill Road 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 West Hill Road from the Sterling Highway to Skyline Drive in Homer, Alaska.  The purpose of this proposed project is to extend the service life and reduce maintenance costs of the facility.  The proposed work would:

Resurface West Hill Road from the Sterling Highway to Skyline Drive
Reconstruct or rehabilitate the roadway structural section
Upgrade, repair, replace, or install new signing, striping, guardrail, curb ramps, and lighting
Improve drainage
Relocate utilities
Clear and grub vegetation

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).

Construction for the proposed project is anticipated to begin in the summer of 2020. To ensure that all possible factors are considered, please provide written comments to the following address by February 15, 2018.

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 Drew von Lindern, Environmental Impact Analyst, at 269-0551.

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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Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Central Region
Project/Regulation #: CFHWY00300
Publish Date: 1/8/2018
Archive Date: 3/5/2018