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Download as PDF 30660 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 105 / Friday, June 1, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2007–28297] Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of request for extension of currently approved information collection. hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by July 31, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT DMS Docket Number FHWA–2007–28297 by any of the following methods: • Web Site: https://dms.dot.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to https:// dms.dot.gov at any time or to U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kenneth Petty, (202) 366–6654, Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Planning and Research Program Administration. OMB Control No.: 2125–0039. Background: Under the provisions of Title 23, United States Code, Section VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:10 May 31, 2007 Jkt 211001 505, 2 percent of Federal-aid highway funds in certain categories that are apportioned to the States are set aside to be used only for State Planning and Research (SPR). At least 25 percent of the SPR funds apportioned annually must be used for research, development, and technology transfer activities. In accordance with government-wide grant management procedures, a grant application must be submitted for these funds. In addition, recipients must submit periodic progress and financial reports. In lieu of Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance, the FHWA uses a work program as the grant application. This includes a scope of work and budget for activities to be undertaken with FHWA planning and research funds during the next 1 or 2 year period. The information contained in the work program includes task descriptions, assignments of responsibility for conducting the work effort, and estimated costs for the tasks. This information is necessary to determine how FHWA planning and research funds will be utilized by the State Transportation Departments and if the proposed work is eligible for Federal participation. The content and frequency of submission of progress and financial reports specified in 23 CFR part 420 are specified in OMB Circular A–102 and the companion common grant management regulations. Respondents: 52 State Transportation Departments, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Frequency: Annual. Estimated Average Annual Burden per Response: 560 hours per respondent. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,120 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued on: May 22, 2007. James R. Kabel, Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. [FR Doc. E7–10612 Filed 5–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement: Mohave County, AZ Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Highway Administration is issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement will be prepared for the proposed State Route 95 Realignment in Mohave County, Arizona. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Davis, Senior Engineering Manager for Operations, Federal Highway Administration, Arizona Division Office, 400 E. Van Buren Street, Suite 410, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–0674, Telephone: (602) 379– 3645, Fax: (602) 379–3608, E-mail: Kenneth.davis@fhwa.dot.gov; or Robert Hollis, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Arizona Division Office, 400 E. Van Buren Street, Suite 410, Phoenix, AZ 85004–0674, Telephone: (602) 379– 3725, FAX: (602) 379–3608, E-mail: Robert.hollis@fhwa.dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), Mohave County, and the City of Bullhead City will prepare a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposal to realign State Route 95 in Mohave County, Arizona. The proposed highway improvement will involve the relocation of the existing route on a new alignment east of the current highway beginning approximately two miles south of Interstate 40 and extending north to State Route 68 for a distance of approximately 42 miles. An analysis of the potential environmental impacts of the development of access roads connecting the new highway alignment with the existing roadways to west will also be studied as part of this EIS. The reconstruction of State Route 95 is considered necessary to provide for an access controlled highway to facilitate regional traffic flow and reduce traffic congestion. E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2007-28297]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for 
Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request for extension of currently approved 
information collection.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to 
request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for 
renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below 
under Supplementary Information. We are required to publish this notice 
in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by July 31, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT DMS Docket Number 
FHWA-2007-28297 by any of the following methods:
     Web Site: https://dms.dot.gov. Follow the instructions for 
submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to https://dms.dot.gov at any time or to U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, 
DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kenneth Petty, (202) 366-6654, 
Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty, Federal Highway 
Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, 
SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Planning and Research Program Administration.
    OMB Control No.: 2125-0039.
    Background: Under the provisions of Title 23, United States Code, 
Section 505, 2 percent of Federal-aid highway funds in certain 
categories that are apportioned to the States are set aside to be used 
only for State Planning and Research (SPR). At least 25 percent of the 
SPR funds apportioned annually must be used for research, development, 
and technology transfer activities. In accordance with government-wide 
grant management procedures, a grant application must be submitted for 
these funds. In addition, recipients must submit periodic progress and 
financial reports. In lieu of Standard Form 424, Application for 
Federal Assistance, the FHWA uses a work program as the grant 
application. This includes a scope of work and budget for activities to 
be undertaken with FHWA planning and research funds during the next 1 
or 2 year period. The information contained in the work program 
includes task descriptions, assignments of responsibility for 
conducting the work effort, and estimated costs for the tasks. This 
information is necessary to determine how FHWA planning and research 
funds will be utilized by the State Transportation Departments and if 
the proposed work is eligible for Federal participation. The content 
and frequency of submission of progress and financial reports specified 
in 23 CFR part 420 are specified in OMB Circular A-102 and the 
companion common grant management regulations.
    Respondents: 52 State Transportation Departments, including the 
District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
    Frequency: Annual.
    Estimated Average Annual Burden per Response: 560 hours per 
respondent.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,120 hours.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection is necessary for the FHWA's performance; (2) the accuracy of 
the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that 
the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic 
technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. 
The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request 
for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued on: May 22, 2007.
James R. Kabel,
Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division.
[FR Doc. E7-10612 Filed 5-31-07; 8:45 am]
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