331I l09th Street Urbandale. lowa 50.322
Tel: 515..131.2103 Fax: 5 15.331 .1728
GSS Project # W15427
P.O. Box 107
Carlinville, lL 62626
Notice of lnitiation of the Section 106 Process-Public Participation in accordance with the FCC's Program Comment for
Positive Train Control and lnfrastructure. Union Pacific proposes to construct an approximately 42'steel monopole
communications pole with associated equipment at the following approximate locations in Macoupin County, lllinois
within the existing railroad right-of-way:
39.424788, -89.78971; Mile Post #212.44, Girard;
39.37773, -89.82f7; Mile Post #215, Carlinville;
39.334965, -89.851100; Mile Post #219.4, Carlinville;
39.20934, -89.95966; Mile Post 1230.09, Shipman;
Union Pacific Railroad must comply with all Federal and State regulations governing the proposed facility. Section 106 of
the National Historic Preservation Act of 1965, as amended, requires Union Pacific Railroad to evaluate this project for
any effect it may have on Historic Properties. As part of this evaluation, Union Pacific Railroad is required to publish
Public Notice in an effort to gather comments on the potential effects of the proposed facility on Historic Properties.
The purpose of this letter is to:
Notify your office that Public Notice seeking comments on the potential effects of the proposed construction on
Historic Properties is scheduled to be published in the Virden Recorder on lz/3o/2ot5 IMP 208.1), the Girard
Gazette on 12/30/2075IMP 272.44l,and in the Enquirer Democraton L2/31/2015 (MP 216, 219.4 and 230.9).
lnvite comments on the potential effects of the proposed facility on Historic Properties from other relevant
individuals or groups that you may be aware of.
Parties interested in submitting comments regarding any potential effects of the proposed facility on Historic Properties
may do so by sending them to GSS, lnc., 3311 1o9th Street, Urbandale, lA 50322.
note: all applicable zoning and permitting
the railroad/applicant. This correspondence is in
regard to the Section 106 Review Process only, to aid in identifying any
historic properties that may be affected
by the proposed undertaking.
is handled directly by
Questions about this matter may be submitted to GSS, lnc., 3311 1o9th Street, Urbandale, lA 50322 or by calling (515)