LEGAL NOTICE Signs and Wayfinding on Motorized Trails

January 11, 2021

LEGAL NOTICE

Signs and Wayfinding

on Motorized Trails

Notice of Public Review

Period January 11-26, 2021

Find out about the proposal maintain trails and install wayfinding and signage on motorized trails owned by various property owners and managed by Southwest Regional Recreation Authority in Lee, Wise, Dickenson, Buchanan, Scott, Russell, and Tazewell Counties. Funding for the project is provided by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) through the Recreational Trails Program administered by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Review the project webpage at

https//:spearheadtrails.com

for more detailed information. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Southwest Regional Recreation Authority has conducted environmental investigations necessary to evaluate impacts of maintenance of existing trails, signage and wayfinding including, picnic areas and kiosk on cultural resources, noise, air quality, threatened and endangered species, hazardous materials, water quality, and environmental justice. Compliance with state and federal environmental laws and regulations is summarized in the form of a Categorical Exclusion, which you can also review on the project webpage. If you do not have internet access, please call (276 807-7581) to have the plans and/or the Categorical Exclusion document emailed to you.

Ask questions or comment on the project information by contacting Southwest Regional Recreation Authority Engineer at (276) 807-7581, or by mail at PO Box 1594, Coeburn, VA 24230, or email at

engineer@

spearheadtrails.com.

All comments should be provided in writing. Please note that due to Coronavirus concerns, we prefer to receive all written comments by email or mailed to the address above.

Southwest Regional Recreation Authority is committed to compliance with the non-discrimination and equal employment protections required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in all programs and projects. If you need more information regarding the Authorities non-discrimination requirements, or if you need accommodations due to a disability or limited English proficiency, contact 276 274-6068.

State Project No.

VRT-321-M-090

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