Notice of Consultation – OR&L Programmatic AgreementPosted on Nov 22, 2022 in Main
NOTICE OF CONSULTATION
SECTION 106 OF THE NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT OF 1966 AS AMENDED (2006)
THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, THE HAWAIʻI STATE HISTORICAL PRESERVATION OFFICER, THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION, AND THE HAWAIʻI STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REGARDING UNDERTAKINGS AFFECTING THE FORMER OʻAHU RAILROAD & LAND COMPANY (OR&L) RIGHT-OF-WAY (ROW)
Notice is hereby given that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) are continuing with the development of a Programmatic Agreement under the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106 process for future requests relating to the former Oʻahu Railroad & Land Company (OR&L) Right-of-Way (ROW). Examples of the requests that would be covered under the Programmatic Agreement are: use and occupancy licenses, permits or easements, and federally funded projects involving the former OR&L ROW. Interested parties are invited to review this draft of the documents included below:
Appendix C – Tier 1 Exempted Activities (included in the OR&L PA Draft)
Appendix D – Outreach
Pursuant to Section 106 of the NHPA, Native Hawaiian Organizations and Native Hawaiian descendants with ancestral, lineal/cultural ties to, cultural knowledge or concerns for, and cultural/religious attachment to the proposed project area, or other individuals and organizations with legal, economic or historic preservation interest who would like to participate in the Section 106 process for the proposed programmatic agreement are requested to contact Mr. Henry Kennedy, Design Branch Manager, at [email protected], or by U.S. Postal Service to Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation, 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 688A, Kapolei, Hawaiʻi 96707.
Please respond within 30 days after the advertising date of this notice.