Suiattle River Road: Public Notice of Amended EA Availability

The Western Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highway Administration, in partnership with the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest propose to repair flood washout sites on the Suiattle River Road, and have developed an Amended Environmental Assessment as a response to the comments raised during the March 2012 release of the Suiattle River Road Environmental Assessment. The Amended Environmental Assessment can be viewed or obtained online at the links below.

Acrobat Icon Suiattle River Road 2012 Amended Environmental Assessment  (Acrobat, 5.29 MB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix A - Suiattle Road 26 History  (Acrobat, 476 KB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix B - Other Relevant Laws and Direction  (Acrobat, 161 KB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix C - Climate Change  (Acrobat, 165 KB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix D - Scoping History and Comments  (Acrobat, 339 KB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix E - Comments Received from Release of March 2012 EA  (Acrobat, 2.61 MB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix F - Response to Comments "incorporated" by Reference  (Acrobat, 555 KB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix G - Changes Made After 2012 March EA Comments  (Acrobat, 232 KB)
      Acrobat Icon Appendix H - Cumulative Effects  (Acrobat, 189 KB)

From this date (August 10, 2012) you will have the opportunity to review and comment on the Suiattle River Road Amended Environmental Assessment. The comment period will end September 10, 2012.

Comments may be sent by email to wfl.suiattleriverroad@dot.gov or by mail to the address below postmarked by September 10, 2012.

Please inform this office of any special concerns or interests regarding the proposed road improvements.

Note: A Change Sheet summarizing changes made since the March 2012 Environmental Assessment comment closing period is in Appendix G of the A-EA. Response to comments from the March 2012 EA is found in both Appendix E and F of the A-EA. The A-EA is a very large document (16 Mb) that may be difficult to download and/or print, so we have segmented it for easier access. If you need, please request hard copies from Denise Steele: (360) 619-7593 or denise.steele@dot.gov.

Comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses if provided, will become part of the Project Record and available for public review.

Federal Highway Administration
610 East Fifth Street
Vancouver, WA 98661-3893

The Amended Environmental Assessment is also available for hard copy viewing at the following locations:

Darrington Ranger Station
1405 Emens Avenue North
Darrington, WA 98241

Everett Public Libraries
2702 Hoyt Avenue and
9512 Evergreen Way
Everett, WA

Darrington Library
1005 Cascade Street
Darrington, WA 98241

Public Notice of Availability of the Suiattle Road Project Environmental Assessment

The Western Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in partnership with the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, proposes to repair flood washout sites on the Suiattle River Road, and developed an Environmental Assessment to analyze the impacts of the proposal. The Environmental Assessment was made available for public review and comment from March 18 to April 20, 2012. The comment period is now closed, but the Environmental Assessment is still available to be viewed or obtained from the links below.

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The Environmental Assessment is also available through the Forest Service project website

The Environmental Assessment was made available in hard copy at the following locations:

Darrington Ranger Station
1405 Emens Avenue North
Darrington, WA 98241

Everett Public Libraries
2702 Hoyt Avenue and
9512 Evergreen Way
Everett, WA

Darrington Library
1005 Cascade Street
Darrington, WA 98241

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