Notice of consultation – Puunene Ave ImprovementsPosted on Aug 2, 2022 in Main
NOTICE OF CONSULTATION
SECTION 106 OF THE NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT OF 1966 AS AMENDED (2006)
PUUNENE AVENUE IMPROVEMENTS, WAKEA AVENUE TO KUIHELANI HIGHWAY
WAILUKU DISTRICT, ISLAND OF MAUI
FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NUMBER: CMAQ-3500(007)
PROJECT NO. HWY-DS 2.8715
ROAD RIGHT OF WAY AND TAX MAP KEY(S): (2) 3-8-MULTIPLE
Notice is hereby given that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) propose the Puunene Avenue Safety Improvements Project on the island of Maui. This federally funded State project is considered a federal action and undertaking, as defined by Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, as amended (2006).
The area of potential effect (APE) is the existing road right-of-way of Puunene Avenue from Wakea Avenue to Kuihelani Highway. The APE is approximately 7.27 acres. It includes the length and width of the Puunene Avenue right-of-way that is 0.6 miles long and up to 100 feet wide.
The undertaking will consist of adding one (1) travel lane in each direction; installation of bioswales and drainage facilities along both edges of the highway; construction of new concrete sidewalks, a retaining wall, and noise walls. Staging of equipment and material will only occur in previously disturbed areas within the HDOT right-of-way (ROW).
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 project are requested to contact Ms. Holly Yuen, HDOT Project Manager, at [email protected], or
by U.S. Postal Service to Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Technical Design Services Office, Room 688, 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Kapolei, Hawaii, 96707.
Please respond by September 1, 2022.