Department of Transportation November 29, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Florida DOT Audit #2 Report
Document Number: 2019-25976
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for review, consultation, and compliance for Federal highway projects. When a State assumes these Federal responsibilities, the State becomes solely responsible and liable for the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years to ensure the State's compliance with program requirements. This notice makes available the final report of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) second audit under the program.
Waybill Sample Reporting
Document Number: 2019-25924
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) proposes to amend its regulations with respect to the Waybill Sample data that railroads are required to submit to the Board. The proposed amendments to the Waybill Sample regulations would simplify the sampling rates of non-intermodal carload shipments and specify separate sampling strata and rates for intermodal shipments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of New Approval of Information Collection: Service Availability Prediction Tool (SAPT)
Document Number: 2019-25923
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 22, 2019. The collection involves aircraft operators using pre- flight availability predictions for navigation and surveillance and submitting a request for an authorization from air traffic control (ATC) via a web-based tool and application process. The collected information is necessary to: (1) Predict whether an aircraft flying the proposed route of flight will have sufficient position accuracy and integrity for:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of New Approval of Information Collection: Privacy International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Address Program
Document Number: 2019-25922
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 22, 2019. The collection involves an aircraft operator's request for a Privacy ICAO Address through a web-based application process. The collected information is necessary to qualify for the authorized use of the Privacy ICAO Address(es) and for monitoring airworthiness and enforcement activities.
Notice of Intent To Rule on a Request To Release Surplus Property at the Daniel Field Airport, Augusta, Georgia
Document Number: 2019-25920
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice is being given that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a request from the City of Augusta to waive the requirement that 0.13 acres of surplus property located at the Daniel Field Airport be used for aeronautical purposes. Currently, the ownership of the property provides for the protection of FAR Part 77 surfaces and compatible land use which would continue to be protected with deed restrictions required in the transfer of land ownership.
FAA Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Teterboro (TEB) Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) Runway (RWY) 19 Offset Procedure at Teterboro Airport, NJ
Document Number: 2019-25899
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA, Eastern Service Area, is issuing this notice to advise the public that the FAA has initiated preparation of an environmental assessment (EA) that will analyze and discuss the potential environmental impacts resulting from publishing and implementing a new approach procedure to TEB, the TEB RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 Offset (Proposed Project).
Airworthiness Directives; International Aero Engines, LLC Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2019-25884
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain International Aero Engines, LLC (IAE LLC) PW1122G-JM, PW1124G- JM, PW1124G1-JM, PW1127G1-JM, PW1127GA-JM, PW1127G-JM, PW1129G-JM, PW1130G-JM, PW1133GA-JM, PW1133G-JM model turbofan engines. This AD requires replacement of certain low-pressure turbine (LPT) 3rd-stage blades. This AD was prompted by multiple reports of LPT 3rd-stage blade failures causing a reduction of engine thrust. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Class I Railroad Annual Report
Document Number: 2019-25879
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the collection of Class I Railroad Annual Reports, described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register on September 12, 2019. That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Corporate Family Merger Exemption-The Home Avenue Rail-Road Company
Document Number: 2019-25869
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Surplus Property Release at the Wetumpka Municipal Airport, Wetumpka, Alabama
Document Number: 2019-25856
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is considering a request from the City of Wetumpka, Alabama to waive the requirement that 15.81 acres of airport property located at the Wetumpka Municipal Airport in Wetumpka, Alabama, be used for aeronautical purposes.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in West Virginia
Document Number: 2019-25555
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by FHWA and that are final. This final agency action relates to a proposed highway project, improvements to US 340, from the Charles Town Bypass in Jefferson County, West Virginia to just south of the state boundary in Clarke County, Virginia. This decision will be used by Federal agencies in subsequent proceedings, including decisions to grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the proposed highway project. The FHWA's Record of Decision (ROD) provides details on the Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace and Establishment of Class E Airspace Extension; Battle Mountain, NV
Document Number: 2019-25542
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify the Class E surface area, Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface and create Class E airspace as an extension to the Class E surface area at Battle Mountain Airport, Battle Mountain, NV. After establishment of a new area navigation (RNAV) procedure and review of the airspace, the FAA found it necessary to amend the existing airspace and establish new controlled airspace for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at this airport. This action would also remove a reference to the Battle Mountain VORTAC from the legal description for the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet.
Amendment of Class E Airspace: Madera, CA
Document Number: 2019-25540
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Madera Municipal Airport, Madera, CA, eliminates references to the Clovis and Friant Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Range/Tactical Air Navigation Aids (VORTAC) from the Airspace description, and updates the airport's geographic coordinates to match the FAA's aeronautical database. In addition, this action updates the airspace lateral dimensions to meet current requirements. This action supports the operation of Instrument flight Rules (IFR) under standard instrument approach and departure procedures in the National Airspace System.
Amendment of Class D; Los Angeles, CA
Document Number: 2019-25539
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a clerical error in the Class D legal description for Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA by removing the language establishing the airspace as part time. This action is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2019-25297
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2019-25296
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.