Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection, 77587 [2011-31955]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 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 December 6, 2011. Cynthia Thornton, Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. [FR Doc. 2011–31992 Filed 12–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2011–0128] 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. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval the renewal of a SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:25 Dec 12, 2011 Jkt 226001 previously approved information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on October 11, 2010. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by January 12, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. 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 burden; (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. All comments should include the Docket number FHWA–2011–0128. 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 Program. Background: Section 1502 of SAFETEA–LU established the ‘‘Highways for LIFE’’ Program. The purpose of the Highways for LIFE 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 provides 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 would 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. Dated: December 6, 2011. Cynthia Thornton, Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2011-0128]


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 the 
renewal of a previously approved information collection that is 
summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We published a 
Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this 
information collection on October 11, 2010. We are required to publish 
this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by January 12, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. 
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 burden; (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. All comments should include the 
Docket number FHWA-2011-0128.

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 Program.
    Background: Section 1502 of SAFETEA-LU established the ``Highways 
for LIFE'' Program. The purpose of the Highways for LIFE 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 provides 
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 would 
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.

     Dated: December 6, 2011.
Cynthia Thornton,
Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division.
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