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[Federal Register: February 26, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 38)]
[Notices]
[Page 11630]
 >From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr26fe01-119]

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Environmental Impact Statement Supplemental: Constantine, MI

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of intent supplemental.

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SUMMARY: On June 22, 2000, The FHWA issued a Notice of Intent to
prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed
improvements to US-131 from the Indiana Toll Road to M-60 including a
potential western bypass of the Village of Constantine in St. Joseph
County, Michigan. The FHWA is issuing this Notice of Intent to expand
its original Notice of Intent dated June 22, 2000, to include the area
from M-60 to one mile north of Lovers Lane. The revised study termini
will be from the Indiana Toll Road to one mile north of Lovers Lane, a
distance of approximately 16 miles.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Kirschensteiner, Programs
and Environmental Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, 315 W.
Allegan Street, Lansing, Michigan 48933, Telephone (517) 377-1880, ext.
41 or Mr. Paul Wisney, Manager, Design Division, Michigan Department of
Transportation, P.O. Box 30050, Lansing, Michigan 48909, Telephone
(517) 335-1905.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA in cooperation with the Michigan
Department of Transportation (MDOT), the Indiana Toll Authority and the
Indiana Department of Transportation are expanding the northern limit
of the US-131 study in St. Joseph County to include the area from M-60
to one mile north of Lovers Lane. This study expansion will permit
close examination of traffic congestion and safety issues to determine
what improvements can be made to US-131 in the Three River area,
including alternative roadways. The US-131 corridor study encompasses
approximately 16 miles of US-131 from the Michigan/Indiana state line
to the Park/Lockport township line, and includes the village of
Constantine and the city of Three Rivers.

Norman R. Stoner,
Assistant Division Administrator, Lansing, Michigan.
[FR Doc. 01-4570 Filed 2-23-01; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-22-M


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