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

Announcement of Application Procedure and Deadlines for the Truck Parking Initiative
Document Number: E6-14254
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice solicits applications for the truck parking initiative for which funding is available under Section 1305 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). SAFETEA-LU directs the Secretary to establish a pilot program to address the shortage of long-term parking for commercial motor vehicles on the National Highway System. States, metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) and local governments are eligible for the funding available for fiscal years (FY) 2006-2009. Section 1305 allows for a wide range of eligible projects, ranging from construction of spaces and other capital improvements to using intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technology to increase information on the availability of both public and private commercial vehicle parking spaces. For purposes of this program, long-term parking is defined as parking available for 10 or more consecutive hours.
Annual Materials Report on New Bridge Construction and Bridge Rehabilitation
Document Number: E6-14070
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This document corrects a typographical error in the FHWA's notice published on August 17, 2006, at 71 FR 47558. The notice announced the availability of a report describing construction materials used in new Federal-aid bridge construction and bridge rehabilitation projects as required by 23 U.S.C. 144(r).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-14068
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on June 19, 2006. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement; Smith County, TX
Document Number: 06-7012
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-18
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 the proposed U.S. Highway (U.S.) 69/Loop 49 North Lindale Reliever Route (LRR) project in Smith County, Texas.
Annual Materials Report on New Bridge Construction and Bridge Rehabilitation
Document Number: E6-13510
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-17
Agency: Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
Section 1114 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59; 119 Stat. 1144) continued the highway bridge program to enable States to improve the condition of their highway bridges over waterways, other topographical barriers, other highways, and railroads. Section 1114(f) amends 23 U.S.C. 144 by adding subsection (r), requiring the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to publish in the Federal Register a report describing construction materials used in new Federal-aid bridge construction and bridge rehabilitation projects.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-13394
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on June 2, 2006. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-12793
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew an information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on May 18, 2006. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program (STEP)
Document Number: E6-12664
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
In an earlier notice and request for comments, the FHWA announced the creation of an FHWA Web site to provide information regarding the Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program (STEP) and solicited public input on the implementation strategy for this program. Based on the review and analysis of the comments received in response to the notice, the FHWA has finalized and posted the implementation strategy for the STEP on the STEP Web site at: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/hep/step/index.htm. In addition, the FHWA has posted information on the STEP Web site soliciting comments on proposed STEP research activities.
Notice of Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Transportation Projects in Ohio
Document Number: E6-12563
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
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 proposed highway and transit projects within the area known as the Eastern Corridor, which is a 165 square mile area in the Cincinnati metropolitan area that extends from the Cincinnati Central Business District and riverfront redevelopment area in Hamilton County, easterly to east of the I-275 outerbelt corridor in Clermont County, near the communities of Milford, Batavia, and Amelia, in the State of Ohio. The Federal actions, taken as a result of a tiered environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. 4321-4351 (NEPA), and implementing regulations on tiering, 40 CFR 1502.20, 40 CFR 1508.28, and 23 CFR Part 771, determined certain issues relating to the proposed projects. Those Tier 1 decisions will be used by Federal agencies in subsequent proceedings, including decisions whether to grant licenses, permits, and approvals for highway and transit projects. Tier 1 decisions also may be relied upon by State and local agencies in proceedings on the proposed projects.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Ohio
Document Number: E6-12553
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
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, U.S. Route 823 (the Portsmouth Bypass), from Lucasville in Scioto county to near Sciotodale in Scioto county in the State of Ohio. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environment Impact Statement: Jefferson and St. Clair Counties, AL
Document Number: 06-6631
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-02
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 highway project in Jefferson and St. Clair Counties, Alabama.
Environmental Impact Statement: Shelby County, AL
Document Number: 06-6599
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-01
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 Shelby County, Alabama.