Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, 15416 [2017-06133]

Download as PDF 15416 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 58 / Tuesday, March 28, 2017 / Notices and approvals for the following project in the State of Virginia: The widening of Interstate 64 for approximately four miles from approximately Exit 200 to approximately Exit 205. The project would involve constructing one additional lane in each direction in the median. The actions taken by FHWA, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), approved on November 26, 2013, the Request for the Record of Decision (ROD) signed on August 26, 2016, and the ROD issued on January 13, 2017, and other documents in the FHWA project records. The FEIS, Request for the ROD, and ROD can be viewed on the project’s Internet site at http:// www.virginiadot.org/projects/richmond/ i-64_widening_to_new_kent.asp. These documents and other project records are also available by contacting FHWA or the Virginia Department of Transportation at the phone numbers and addresses provided above. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act (FAHA) [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)]. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [23 U.S.C. 138 and 49 U.S.C. 303]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]. 6. Social and Economic: Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued on: March 21, 2017. John Simkins, Planning and Environment Team Leader, Richmond, Virginia. [FR Doc. 2017–06104 Filed 3–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Mar 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0005] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a new information collection, which 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 May 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2017–0005 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: Go to http:// 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 20590–0001. 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: Mr. David Bartz, (512) 536–5906, Office of Program Administration, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 300 East 8th Street, Suite 826, Austin, Texas 78701. Office hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Preparation and Execution of the Project Agreement and Modifications. OMB Control Number: 2125–0529. Background: Formal agreements between State Transportation Departments and the FHWA are required for Federal-aid highway projects. These agreements, referred to as ‘‘project agreements’’ are written SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 contracts between the State and the Federal government that define the extent of work to be undertaken and commitments made concerning a highway project. Section 1305 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA–21, Pub. L. 105–178) amended 23 U.S.C. 106(a) and combined authorization of work and execution of the project agreement for a Federal-aid project into a single action. States continue to have the flexibility to use whatever format is suitable to provide the statutory information required, and burden estimates for this information collection are not changed. Respondents: There are 56 respondents, including 50 State Transportation Departments, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands and American Samoa. Frequency: On an on-going basis as project agreements are written. Estimated Average Annual Burden per Response: There is an average of 400 annual agreements per respondent. Each agreement requires 1 hour to complete. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,400 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: March 23, 2017. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–06133 Filed 3–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 15416]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-06133]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2017-0005]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for a New Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to 
request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a 
new information collection, which 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 May 30, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2017-
0005 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: Go to http://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 20590-0001.
    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: Mr. David Bartz, (512) 536-5906, 
Office of Program Administration, Federal Highway Administration, 
Department of Transportation, 300 East 8th Street, Suite 826, Austin, 
Texas 78701. Office hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Preparation and Execution of the Project Agreement and 
Modifications.
    OMB Control Number: 2125-0529.
    Background: Formal agreements between State Transportation 
Departments and the FHWA are required for Federal-aid highway projects. 
These agreements, referred to as ``project agreements'' are written 
contracts between the State and the Federal government that define the 
extent of work to be undertaken and commitments made concerning a 
highway project. Section 1305 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 
21st Century (TEA-21, Pub. L. 105-178) amended 23 U.S.C. 106(a) and 
combined authorization of work and execution of the project agreement 
for a Federal-aid project into a single action. States continue to have 
the flexibility to use whatever format is suitable to provide the 
statutory information required, and burden estimates for this 
information collection are not changed.
    Respondents: There are 56 respondents, including 50 State 
Transportation Departments, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth 
of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the 
Territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands and American Samoa.
    Frequency: On an on-going basis as project agreements are written.
    Estimated Average Annual Burden per Response: There is an average 
of 400 annual agreements per respondent. Each agreement requires 1 hour 
to complete.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,400 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: March 23, 2017.
Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-06133 Filed 3-27-17; 8:45 am]
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