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The New Pueblo Freeway Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was published by FHWA and CDOT on September 13, 2013 and is available for public comment through October 31, 2013. To review the Final EIS you may click the individual titles to view or download a single chapter or technical report. Full versions of the reports are available in PDF format by clicking the links in the title bars.

Final EIS

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(75 mb PDF file)

Cover, Abstract, Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 – Purpose and Need

Chapter 2 – Alternatives

Chapter 3 – Affected Environment and Environmental Consequences

    3.0 – Introduction

    3.1 – Transportation

    3.2 – Historic Properties

    3.3 – Parks and Recreation

    3.4 – Right-of-Way and Relocations

    3.5 – Noise

    3.6 – Social Resources, Economic Conditions, and Environmental Justice

    3.7 – Wetlands

    3.8 – Land Use

    3.9 – Visual Resources

    3.10 – Air Quality

    3.11 – Hazardous Materials

    3.12 – Fish and Wildlife Habitat

    3.13 – Sensitive Species

    3.14 – Floodplains

    3.15 – Water Quality

    3.16 – Utilities

    3.17 – Energy

    3.18 – Noxious Weeds

    3.19 – Paleontological Resources

    3.20 – Soils and Geology

    3.21 – Relationship of Local Short Term Uses Versus Long Term Productivity

    3.22 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources

    3.23 – Cumulative Impacts

    3.24 – Required Permits and Approvals

Chapter 4 – Section 4(f) Evaluation

Chapter 5 – Phased Project Implementation

Chapter 6 – Comments and Coordination

Chapter 7 – List of Preparers

Chapter 8 – List of EIS Recipients

Chapter 9 – References

Chapter 10 – Index

Chapter 11 – Summary of Mitigation Commitments

Appendices

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(413 mb PDF file)


Appendix Table of Contents

Appendix A – I-25 New Pueblo Freeway Alternatives Analysis and Project Development Report

Appendix B – Agency Consultation and Coordination

Appendix C – Aesthetic Guidelines

Appendix D – Wetland Finding

Appendix E – Detailed Alternative Maps Set #1

Detailed Alternative Maps Set #2

Appendix F – Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Pueblo and the Colorado Department of Transportation

Appendix G – Public and Agency Comments

Appendix H – Programmatic Agreement Regarding Compliance with Section 106

Technical Reports

 


Air Quality Technical Memorandum

Community Resources Technical Memoranda

Cultural Resources

    Archaeological Resources Survey Report

    Architectural Resources Survey Report

    Determination of Effects to Historic Properties Report

    Addendum to the Determination of Effects to Historic Properties Report

    Evaluative Test Excavation of Eleven Historic Archeological Sites

Environmental Justice Technical Memorandum

Floodplain Technical Memorandum

Hazardous Materials Technical Memorandum

Land Use and Economic Activity Technical Memorandum

Noise Technical Memoranda

Noxious Weeds Technical Memorandum

Paleontological Resources Technical Memorandum

Parks and Recreation Technical Memorandum

Right-of-Way and Relocation Technical Memorandum

Socioeconomics Technical Memorandum

Threatened and Endangered Species Technical Memorandum

Transportation

    Traffic Report Technical Memorandum

    Addendum to the Traffic Report Technical Memorandum

    Accident Analysis Addendum to the Traffic Report Technical Memorandum

    Evaluation of Existing Conditions Report and Addendum

    Conceptual Structures Report

Utilities Technical Memorandum

Visual Impacts Technical Memorandum

Water Quality Technical Memoranda

Addendum to the Water Quality Technical Memorandum

Wetland Finding Technical Memorandum

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Technical Memorandum

 

Archived Project Documents

The following archived project files from the release of the Draft EIS in 2011 are also available for reference and download.

Draft EIS

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(125 mb PDF file)

Cover, Abstract, Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 – Purpose and Need

Chapter 2 – Alternatives

Chapter 3 – Affected Environment and Environmental Consequences

    3.0 – Introduction

    3.1 – Transportation

    3.2 – Historic Properties

    3.3 – Parks and Recreation

    3.4 – Right-of-Way and Relocations

    3.5 – Noise

    3.6 – Social Resources, Economic Conditions, and Environmental Justice

    3.7 – Wetlands

    3.8 – Land Use

    3.9 – Visual Resources

    3.10 – Air Quality

    3.11 – Hazardous Materials

    3.12 – Fish and Wildlife Habitat

    3.13 – Sensitive Species

    3.14 – Floodplains

    3.15 – Water Quality

    3.16 – Utilities

    3.17 – Energy

    3.18 – Noxious Weeds

    3.19 – Paleontological Resources

    3.20 – Soils and Geology

    3.21 – Relationship of Local Short Term Uses Versus Long Term Productivity

    3.22 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources

    3.23 – Cumulative Impacts

    3.24 – Required Permits and Approvals

Chapter 4 – Section 4(f) Evaluation

Chapter 5 – Phased Project Implementation

Chapter 6 – Comments and Coordination

Chapter 7 – List of Preparers

Chapter 8 – List of EIS Recipients

Chapter 9 – References

Chapter 10 – Index

Appendices

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(367 mb PDF file)


Appendix A – I-25 New Pueblo Freeway Alternatives Analysis and Project Development Report

Appendix B – Agency Consultation and Coordination

Appendix C – Aesthetic Guidelines

Appendix D – Wetland Finding

Appendix E – Detailed Alternative Maps Set #1

Detailed Alternative Maps Set #2

Appendix F – Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Pueblo and the Colorado Department of Transportation

Technical Reports

 


Air Quality Technical Memorandum

Community Resources Technical Memoranda

Cultural Resources

    Archaeological Resources Survey Report

    Architectural Resources Survey Report

    Determination of Effects to Historic Properties Report

    Addendum to the Determination of Effects to Historic Properties Report

Environmental Justice Technical Memorandum

Floodplain Technical Memorandum

Hazardous Materials Technical Memorandum

Land Use and Economic Activity Technical Memorandum

Noise Technical Memoranda

Noxious Weeds Technical Memorandum

Paleontological Resources Technical Memorandum

Parks Technical Memorandum

Right-of-Way and Relocation Technical Memorandum

Socioeconomics Technical Memorandum

Threatened and Endangered Species Technical Memorandum

Transportation

    Traffic Report Technical Memorandum

    Addendum to the Traffic Report Technical Memorandum

    Accident Analysis Addendum to the Traffic Report Technical Memorandum

    Evaluation of Existing Conditions Report and Addendum

    Conceptual Structures Report

Utilities Technical Memorandum

Visual Impacts Technical Memorandum

Water Quality Technical Memoranda

Wetland Finding Technical Memorandum

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Technical Memorandum




 



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