Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Bridge Replacement, Upgrade and Relocation, State of Montana (June 2012)
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposes to implement repair, replacement, upgrade and relocation of bridges that are damaged as a result of a Presidential Declared Major Disaster in the State of Montana. Bridges may also be built, upgraded, or repaired under other FEMA funding programs, such as, but not limited to Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) and Grants Program Directorate (GPD) funding. The purpose of the proposed project action is to restore safe, sustainable, and permanent transportation function and capacity to bridges within existing transportation corridors in Montana. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 United StatesCode [USC] 55 parts 4321 et seq., 2000), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)implementing regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] 30 parts 1500 et seq., 2004),and 44 CFR Emergency Management and Assistance Ch. I Part 10.