Federal Highway Administration June 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Environmental Impact Statement: City and County of Denver, CO
Document Number: 06-5879
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-30
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
The FTA and FHWA are jointly issuing this Revised Notice of Intent to advise the public that the joint Environmental Impact Statement/Section 4(f) Evaluation (EIS/4(f)) for transit and highway improvements in the City and County of Denver, Adams County, and the City of Aurora, Colorado will be revised to create two separate environmental documents. Previously, the transit and highway improvements were being evaluated as part of a combined highway and transit study. Recently, the agencies working on the combined project decided to prepare separate EISs for the different highway and transit project elements. This Revised Notice of Intent provides notice for the separate transit and highway EIS/4(f)s that are being prepared.
Notice of Availability of Proposed Guidance on Section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) and Request for Comments
Document Number: E6-10217
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
This notice announces the availability of proposed guidance on the application of section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59, 119 Stat. 1144) to projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), or both. Section 6002 of SAFETEA-LU adds requirements and refinements to the environmental review process for highway and public transportation capital projects. The proposed guidance describes how FTA and FHWA propose to implement the new requirements within the environmental review process required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal laws. The FTA and FHWA request public comments on this proposed guidance.
Emergency OMB Approval for the Truck Parking Facilities Grant Program
Document Number: 06-5664
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration has submitted the following request for emergency processing of a public information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapters 35). This notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to OMB for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden. Comments: Comments should be directed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Highway Administration. Type of Request: New.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: 06-5663
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to public this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement: State Route (SR)-108, Davis and Weber Counties, UT
Document Number: 06-5655
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed roadway improvement on SR-108 in Davis and Weber Counties, Utah.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Maryland
Document Number: 06-5615
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA, USACE, and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the Intercounty Connector, I-270 to US 1 in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in the State of Maryland. Those actions grant licenses, permits and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-9583
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-19
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comment about our intentions to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval 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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in South Carolina
Document Number: E6-9561
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-19
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to various proposed highway projects in the State of South Carolina. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.
Preliminary List of Nationally and Exceptionally Significant Features of the Federal Interstate Highway System
Document Number: E6-9454
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is seeking public input on preliminary list of elements to be excluded from exemptions of the Interstate Highway System from consideration as historic property under the provisions of section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966.\1\ This list is available at https://www.environment.fhwa.dot.gov/histpres/index.asp. This notice contains a link to and the process for interested members of the public to comment on the preliminary list of elements to be excluded from the respective exemptions of the Interstate Highway System from consideration as historic property under the authorities cited above. Comments received from the public will be factored into development of a final list of exceptional elements of the Interstate System.
Traffic Control Devices on Federal-Aid and Other Streets and Highways; Standards
Document Number: E6-9243
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-06-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is extending the comment period for a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and request for comments, which was published on April 25, 2006, at 71 FR 23877. The original comment period is set to close on June 26, 2006. The extension is based on concern expressed by the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) that the June 26 closing date does not provide sufficient time for discussion of the issues in committee and a subsequent comprehensive response to the docket. The FHWA recognizes that others interested in commenting may have similar time constraints and agrees that the comment period should be extended. Therefore, the closing date for comments is changed to July 21, 2006, which will provide the NCUTCD and others interested in commenting additional time to discuss, evaluate, and submit responses to the docket.
Environmental Impact Statement: Dane County, WI
Document Number: E6-9064
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
To correct a previous county location error in the Federal Register, Vol. 71, No. 101, Thursday, May 25, 2006, Notices, the FHWA and WisDOT is re-issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for proposed transportation improvements in the United States Highway (US) 51 corridor in the city of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin generally between U.S. 12/18 (South Beltline Highway) and State Trunk Highway (STH) 19. The EIS is being prepared in conformance with 40 CFR 1500 and FHWA regulations.
Statewide Transportation Planning; Metropolitan Transportation Planning
Document Number: 06-5145
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-06-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
The FHWA and the FTA are jointly issuing this document which proposes the revision of regulations governing the development of metropolitan transportation plans and programs for urbanized areas, State transportation plans and programs and the regulations for Congestion Management Systems and invites public comment. This proposed revision results from the recent passage of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: a Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59, August 10, 2005), which also incorporates changes initiated in its predecessor legislation, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) (Pub. L. 105-178, June 9, 1998) and generally would make the regulations consistent with current statutory requirements. Interested parties are invited to send comments regarding all facets of this proposal.
Environmental Impact Statement; Stark, Mahoning, Columbiana Counties, OH
Document Number: 06-5217
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Stark, Mahoning, and Columbiana Counties, Ohio.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 06-5202
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). These actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 46 Corridor Improvement Project between Kilo Posts 51.8 to 90.6 (Post Miles 32.2 to 56.3) in San Luis Obispo County, State of California. These actions grant approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement: Henderson and Buncombe Counties, NC
Document Number: 06-5201
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advice the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a multi-land widening of I-26 between NC 225 and I-40 in Asheville in Buncombe and Henderson Counties, North Carolina (TIP Projects I-4400 & I-4700).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-8589
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-02
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval 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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Wisconsin
Document Number: E6-8483
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, STH 83, in Waukesha County in the State of Wisconsin. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.