Design Activities

Hoover Dam Bypass Project
Final Environmental Impact Statement

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Volume One

Sec. Title Page Size

Index NA 17K
ES Executive Summary ES-1 99K
1 Purpose and Need 1-1 386K
1.1 Introduction 1-1
1.2 History 1-2
1.3 Previous Studies Conducted 1-7
1.4 Need for the Project 1-14
1.5 Purpose of Project 1-19
1.6 Relationship of the Proposed Project to the Statewide Plan or Urban Transportation Plan 1-20
1.7 Legislation Regarding the Proposed Project 1-21
1.8 Relationship of the Proposed Project to Other Modes of Transportation 1-23
2 Alternatives 2-1 3,753K
2.1 Introduction 2-1
2.2 Initial Identification of Alternatives 2-1
2.3 Criteria for Screening Alternatives 2-6
2.4 Public Input 2-6
2.5 Alternatives Considered but Eliminated from Detailed Evaluation 2-7
2.6 Alternatives Studied in Detail 2-9
2.7 No Build Alternative 2-33
2.8 Logical Termini 2-43
2.9 Toll Option 2-43
3 Affected Environment, Environmental Consequences, and Measures to Minimize Harm 3-1 4,303K
3.1 Air Quality 3-2
3.2 Noise 3-7
3.3 Biology 3-16
3.4 Water Resources 3-41
3.5 Cultural Resources 3-48
3.6 Land Use 3-66
3.7 Visual Resources 3-70
3.8 Recreation Resources 3-100
3.9 Socioeconomics 3-109
3.10 Hazardous Materials 3-116
3.11 Construction Activities and Impacts 3-125
3.12 Energy 3-145
3.13 Local Short-term Uses Versus Long-term Productivity 3-146
3.14 Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources 3-147
4 Unavoidable Adverse Impacts 4-1 65K
4.1 Introduction 4-1
4.2 Air 4-1
4.3 Noise 4-1
4.4 Biological Resources 4-1
4.5 Water Resources 4-1
4.6 Cultural Resources 4-2
4.7 Land Use 4-3
4.8 Visual Resources 4-3
4.9 Recreation 4-3
4.10 Socioeconomics 4-4
4.11 Hazardous Materials 4-4
5 Cumulative Impacts 5-1 224K
5.1 Introduction 5-1
5.2 Cumulative Impacts Analysis 5-1
5.3 Methods Used for Identifying Other Past, Present, and Reasonably Foreseeable Actions/Projects 5-3
5.4 List of Past, Present, and Reasonably Foreseeable Actions/Projects and Respective Environmental Impacts 5-3
5.5 Cumulative Environmental Impacts 5-17
6 Section 4(f) Evaluation 6-1 368K
6.1 Purpose of Section 4(f) Evaluation 6-1
6.2 Proposed Project 6-2
6.3 Section 4(f) Properties 6-6
6.4 Impacts on the Section 4(f) Properties 6-9
6.5 Avoidance Alternatives 6-20
6.6 Justification for Use of Section 4(f) Land 6-23
6.7 Measures to Minimize Harm 6-27
6.8 Coordination 6-31
6.9 Determination 6-32
7 Coordination and Consultation 7-1 81K
7.1 Introduction 7-1
7.2 Public Scoping 7-2


7.3 Public Comment Meetings 7-2
7.4 Public Agency Partnering Session Held October 29, 1997 7-3
7.5 Project Management Team Meetings 7-3
7.6 Public Outreach 7-3
7.7 DEIS Public Review and Comment 7-3
7.8 Consultation with Native American Tribes 7-4
7.9 Permits 7-5
8 List of Report Preparers 8-1 58K
9 References 9-1 47K
10 List of Agencies, Organizations, and Persons to Whom Copies of the Environmental Impact Statement are Sent 10-1 31K

Appendix A Traffic Analysis NA 39K

Appendix B Laughlin-Bullhead City Alternative NA 126K

Appendix C Correspondence NA 6,901K

Appendix D U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines NA 711K
  Appendix E U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Opinion N/A 924K
Contents, Preface, Signatures, Acronyms and Abbreviations NA 346K
       

Volume Two

Sec. Title Page Size
1 Comments Received on the Draft EIS 1-1 956K
1.1 Introduction 1-1  
1.2 Notice of Availability in Federal Register 1-1  
1.3 Distribution of DEIS 1-1  
1.4 Website 1-2  
1.5 Public Hearings 1-2  
1.6 Comments on the DEIS 1-5  
2 Responses to Comments 2-1  
  Responses to Government Agency Comments A-1 958K
  Responses to Organizations' Comments B-1 891K
  Responses to the General Public's Comments C-1 715K
  Responses to the Public Hearing Transcript Comments
Kingman, Arizona, October 13, 1998
D-1 719K
  Boulder City, Nevada, October 14, 1998 D-11 353K
  Las Vegas, Nevada, October 15, 1998 D-35 234K
  Responses to the Comment Sheets Received During or After the Public Hearing E-1 1,246K
 

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