Annual Materials Report on New Bridge Construction and Bridge Rehabilitation, 55160-55161 [2011-22634]

Download as PDF 55160 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 172 / Tuesday, September 6, 2011 / Notices You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 2011–0094 by any of the following methods: Web Site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Silvio Cutuli, 202–366–2025, Planning, Environment, and Realty, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Statistics Collection on Federal and Federally Assisted Programs. Type of request: Renewal without change, of a previously approved collection. Background: The statistics collected concerns acquisition of real property and relocation of displaced persons for Federal and federally-assisted programs. It tabulates the real property acquisition activity and residential and nonresidential relocation activity on a stateby-state annual basis. The statistics collected consists of a count of: The number of parcels acquired; the number of parcels acquired through condemnation; the number of parcels acquired through administrative settlement; the total amounts paid, deposited in court or otherwise made available to a property owner; the number of households permanently displaced; the total amount paid for residential moving expenses; the total amount paid for replacement housing payments; the number of housing of last resort cases completed; the number of tenant households permanently displaced; the number of businesses, non-profit organizations and farms permanently displaced; the total amount paid for nonresidential moving expenses; the total amount paid for nonresidential reestablishment mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Sep 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 expenses; and the total number of relocation appeals. Respondents: State highway agencies and local government highway agencies receiving financial assistance for expenditures of Federal Funds on acquisition and relocation payments and required services to displaced persons. Frequency: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,460 for file maintenance and 52 state highway agencies for statistical reports. Estimated Total Burden on Respondents: 25,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 17 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the U.S. DOT’s performance, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the U.S. DOT’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (3) ways 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: August 29, 2011. Michael Howell, Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. [FR Doc. 2011–22604 Filed 9–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Annual Materials Report on New Bridge Construction and Bridge Rehabilitation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Section 1114 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) (Pub. L. 109–59; 119 Stat. 1144) continued the highway bridge program to enable States to improve the condition of their highway bridges over waterways, other topographical barriers, other highways, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00163 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and railroads. Section 1114(f) amended 23 United State Code (U.S.C.) 144 by adding subsection (r), requiring the Secretary of Transportation to publish in the Federal Register a report describing construction materials used in new Federal-aid bridge construction and bridge rehabilitation projects. As part of the SAFETEA–LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110– 244), 23 U.S.C. 144 subsection (r) became subsection (q), but the reporting requirement remained the same. ADDRESSES: The report is posted on the FHWA Web site at: https:// www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/brdgtabs.cfm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ann Shemaka, Office of Bridge Technology, HIBT–30, (202) 366–1575, or Mr. Thomas Everett, Office of Bridge Technology, HIBT–30, (202) 366–4675, Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In conformance with 23 U.S.C. 144(q), the FHWA has produced a report that summarizes the types of construction materials used in new bridge construction and bridge rehabilitation projects. Data on Federal-aid and nonFederal-aid highway bridges are included in the report for completeness. The December 2009 National Bridge Inventory (NBI) dataset was used to identify the material types for bridges that were new or replaced within the defined time period. The FHWA’s Financial Management Information System and the 2010 NBI were used to identify the material types for bridges that were rehabilitated within the defined time period. Currently preventative maintenance projects are included in the rehabilitation totals. The report, which is available at https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/ brdgtabs.cfm, consists of the following tables: • Construction Materials for New and Replaced Bridges, a summary report which includes Federal-aid highways and non-Federal-aid highways built in 2009 and 2008. • Construction Materials for Rehabilitated Bridges, a summary report which includes Federal-aid and nonFederal-aid highways rehabilitated in 2009 and 2008. • Construction Materials for Combined New, Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges, a summary report which combines the first two tables cited above. • Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New and Replaced Bridges E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 172 / Tuesday, September 6, 2011 / Notices 2009, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and areas for Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2009. • Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New and Replaced Bridges 2008, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and areas for Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2008. • Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New and Replaced Bridges 2009, a detailed Stateby-State report with counts and areas for non-Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2009. • Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New and Replaced Bridges 2008, a detailed Stateby-State report with counts and areas for non-Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2008. • Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and areas for Federal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2009. • Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and areas for Federal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2008. • Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and areas for nonFederal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2009. • Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and areas for nonFederal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2008. • Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New, Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, which combines the 2009 reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated Federal-aid bridges. • Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New, Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, which combines the 2008 reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated Federal-aid bridges. • Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New, Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, which combines the 2009 reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated nonFederal-aid bridges. • Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, which combines the 2008 reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated nonFederal-aid bridges. The tables provide data for 2 years: 2008 and 2009. The 2008 data is considered complete for new, replaced VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Sep 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 and rehabilitated bridges, with a minimal likelihood of upward changes in the totals. The 2009 data is considered partially complete for new bridges and complete for rehabilitated bridges, because many new bridges built in 2009 will not appear in the NBI until they are placed into service the following year. Therefore, next year’s report will include 2009’s data on new bridge construction, because the data will be complete. Each table displays simple counts of bridges and total bridge deck area. Total bridge deck area is measured in square meters, by multiplying the bridge length by the deck width out-to-out. Culverts under fill are included in the counts but not in the areas because a roadway width is not collected. The data is categorized by the following material types, which are identified in the NBI: steel, concrete, pre-stressed concrete, and other. The category ‘‘other’’ includes wood, timber, masonry, aluminum, wrought iron, cast iron, and other. Material type is the predominate type for the main span(s). Authority: 23 U.S.C. 144(q); Sec. 1114(f), Pub. L. 109–59, 119 Stat. 1144. Issued on: August 25, 2011. Victor M. Mendez, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2011–22634 Filed 9–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Sunshine Act Meetings; Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board of Directors Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. AGENCY: September 22, 2011, 12 noon to 3 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. TIME AND DATE: This meeting will take place telephonically. Any interested person may call 877.820.7831, passcode, 908048 to participate in this meeting. PLACE: STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board of Directors (the Board) will continue its work in developing and implementing the Unified Carrier Registration Plan and Agreement and to that end, may consider matters properly before the Board. Mr. Avelino Gutierrez, Chair, Unified Carrier Registration Board of Directors at (505) 827–4565. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00164 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55161 Issued on: August 26, 2011. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–22754 Filed 9–1–11; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 32; Sub–No. 103X; 1 Docket No. AB 355; Sub–No. 39X] Boston and Maine Corporation— Abandonment Exemption—Middlesex County, Mass.; Springfield Terminal Railway Company; Discontinuance of Service Exemption; Middlesex County, MA Boston and Maine Corporation (B&M) and Springfield Terminal Railway Company (ST) (collectively, applicants) have jointly filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service for B&M to abandon, and for ST to discontinue service over, a 1.72-mile line of railroad known as the Watertown Branch extending from milepost 4.28 to milepost 6.0 in Middlesex County, Mass. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 02471 and 02138. Applicants have certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the line; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7(c) (environmental report), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to these exemptions, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment or discontinuance shall be protected under Oregon Short Line Railroad—Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To 1 The abandonment notice of exemption was inadvertently filed as Docket No. AB 1083X and the discontinuance of service notice of exemption was inadvertently filed as Docket No. AB 1084X. The correct docket numbers for these transactions are Docket No. AB 32 (Sub-No. 103X) and Docket No. AB 355 (Sub-No. 39X), respectively. E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 172 (Tuesday, September 6, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Annual Materials Report on New Bridge Construction and Bridge 
Rehabilitation

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Section 1114 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient 
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 
109-59; 119 Stat. 1144) continued the highway bridge program to enable 
States to improve the condition of their highway bridges over 
waterways, other topographical barriers, other highways, and railroads. 
Section 1114(f) amended 23 United State Code (U.S.C.) 144 by adding 
subsection (r), requiring the Secretary of Transportation to publish in 
the Federal Register a report describing construction materials used in 
new Federal-aid bridge construction and bridge rehabilitation projects. 
As part of the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 
110-244), 23 U.S.C. 144 subsection (r) became subsection (q), but the 
reporting requirement remained the same.

ADDRESSES: The report is posted on the FHWA Web site at: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/brdgtabs.cfm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ann Shemaka, Office of Bridge 
Technology, HIBT-30, (202) 366-1575, or Mr. Thomas Everett, Office of 
Bridge Technology, HIBT-30, (202) 366-4675, Federal Highway 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office 
hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In conformance with 23 U.S.C. 144(q), the 
FHWA has produced a report that summarizes the types of construction 
materials used in new bridge construction and bridge rehabilitation 
projects. Data on Federal-aid and non-Federal-aid highway bridges are 
included in the report for completeness. The December 2009 National 
Bridge Inventory (NBI) dataset was used to identify the material types 
for bridges that were new or replaced within the defined time period. 
The FHWA's Financial Management Information System and the 2010 NBI 
were used to identify the material types for bridges that were 
rehabilitated within the defined time period. Currently preventative 
maintenance projects are included in the rehabilitation totals.
    The report, which is available at https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/brdgtabs.cfm, consists of the following tables:
     Construction Materials for New and Replaced Bridges, a 
summary report which includes Federal-aid highways and non-Federal-aid 
highways built in 2009 and 2008.
     Construction Materials for Rehabilitated Bridges, a 
summary report which includes Federal-aid and non-Federal-aid highways 
rehabilitated in 2009 and 2008.
     Construction Materials for Combined New, Replaced and 
Rehabilitated Bridges, a summary report which combines the first two 
tables cited above.
     Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New and 
Replaced Bridges

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2009, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and areas for 
Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2009.
     Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New and 
Replaced Bridges 2008, a detailed State-by-State report with counts and 
areas for Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2008.
     Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New 
and Replaced Bridges 2009, a detailed State-by-State report with counts 
and areas for non-Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2009.
     Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New 
and Replaced Bridges 2008, a detailed State-by-State report with counts 
and areas for non-Federal-aid bridges built or replaced in 2008.
     Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for 
Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, a detailed State-by-State report with 
counts and areas for Federal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2009.
     Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for 
Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, a detailed State-by-State report with 
counts and areas for Federal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2008.
     Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for 
Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, a detailed State-by-State report with 
counts and areas for non-Federal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2009.
     Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for 
Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, a detailed State-by-State report with 
counts and areas for non-Federal-aid bridges rehabilitated in 2008.
     Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New, 
Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, which combines the 2009 
reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated Federal-aid bridges.
     Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New, 
Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, which combines the 2008 
reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated Federal-aid bridges.
     Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New, 
Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2009, which combines the 2009 
reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated non-Federal-aid bridges.
     Non-Federal-aid Highways: Construction Materials for New 
Replaced and Rehabilitated Bridges 2008, which combines the 2008 
reports on new, replaced and rehabilitated non-Federal-aid bridges.
    The tables provide data for 2 years: 2008 and 2009. The 2008 data 
is considered complete for new, replaced and rehabilitated bridges, 
with a minimal likelihood of upward changes in the totals. The 2009 
data is considered partially complete for new bridges and complete for 
rehabilitated bridges, because many new bridges built in 2009 will not 
appear in the NBI until they are placed into service the following 
year. Therefore, next year's report will include 2009's data on new 
bridge construction, because the data will be complete.
    Each table displays simple counts of bridges and total bridge deck 
area. Total bridge deck area is measured in square meters, by 
multiplying the bridge length by the deck width out-to-out. Culverts 
under fill are included in the counts but not in the areas because a 
roadway width is not collected. The data is categorized by the 
following material types, which are identified in the NBI: steel, 
concrete, pre-stressed concrete, and other. The category ``other'' 
includes wood, timber, masonry, aluminum, wrought iron, cast iron, and 
other. Material type is the predominate type for the main span(s).

    Authority:  23 U.S.C. 144(q); Sec. 1114(f), Pub. L. 109-59, 119 
Stat. 1144.

    Issued on: August 25, 2011.
Victor M. Mendez,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-22634 Filed 9-2-11; 8:45 am]
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