Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection, 62894 [2011-26201]

Download as PDF 62894 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2011 / Notices per response for the annual collection and processing of the HPMS data is 1,800 hours for each State, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Estimated Total Annual Burden: The estimated total annual burden for all respondents is 93,600 hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Rozycki, (202) 366–5059, Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Systems Performance (HPPI–20), Office of Highway Policy Information, Office of Policy & Governmental Affairs, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Public Comments Invited You are asked to comment on any aspect of these information collections, including: (1) Whether the proposed collections are 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 burdens could be minimized, including 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 these information collections. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. ch. 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: September 30, 2011. Michael Howell, Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. [FR Doc. 2011–26199 Filed 10–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2011–0113] Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval of a new information SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:47 Oct 07, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 December 12, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 2011–0113 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. E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Huie, 202–366–3039, Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Infrastructure, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., E76–106, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Highways for LIFE Pilot Program. Background: Section 1502 of SAFETEA–LU establishes the ‘‘Highways for LIFE’’ Pilot Program. The purpose of the Highways for LIFE pilot program is to advance longer-lasting highways using innovative technologies and practices to accomplish the fast construction of efficient and safe highways and bridges. ‘‘Highways for LIFE’’ is focused on accelerating the rate of adoption of proven technologies. The program will provide funding to States to accelerate technology adoption to construct, reconstruct, or rehabilitate Federal-aid highway projects that incorporate innovative technologies that will improve safety, reduce congestion due to construction, and improve quality. Those States interested in participating in the ‘‘Highways for LIFE’’ program will submit an application for project funding. 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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: September 30, 2011. Michael Howell, Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 196 (Tuesday, October 11, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-26201]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2011-0113]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for 
Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Request for Renewal of a Previously 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 of a new 
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 December 12, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 
2011-0113 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. E.T., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Huie, 202-366-3039, Department of 
Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of 
Infrastructure, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., E76-106, Washington, DC 
20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Highways for LIFE Pilot Program.
    Background: Section 1502 of SAFETEA-LU establishes the ``Highways 
for LIFE'' Pilot Program. The purpose of the Highways for LIFE pilot 
program is to advance longer-lasting highways using innovative 
technologies and practices to accomplish the fast construction of 
efficient and safe highways and bridges. ``Highways for LIFE'' is 
focused on accelerating the rate of adoption of proven technologies. 
The program will provide funding to States to accelerate technology 
adoption to construct, reconstruct, or rehabilitate Federal-aid highway 
projects that incorporate innovative technologies that will improve 
safety, reduce congestion due to construction, and improve quality. 
Those States interested in participating in the ``Highways for LIFE'' 
program will submit an application for project funding. The information 
to be provided on the application includes a description of the 
project, the innovative technologies to be used and a description of 
how these technologies will improve safety, reduce construction 
congestion, and improve quality. The collected information will be used 
by FHWA to evaluate and select projects for ``Highways for LIFE'' 
funding.
    Respondents: The fifty State Departments of Transportation, the 
District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,460 for file maintenance and 52 
state highway agencies for statistical reports.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 8 hours per respondent per 
application.
    Total Annual Burden: It is expected that the respondents will 
complete approximately 30 applications for an estimated 240 total 
annual burden 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: September 30, 2011.
Michael Howell,
Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division.
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