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

Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-20208
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-29
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 September 21, 2006. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement; Osage, Maries, and Phelps Counties, MO
Document Number: 06-9449
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-29
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 proposed improvements along U.S. 63 between the U.S. 63 and U.S. 50 interchange in Osage County to a point in Phelps County, south of the Maries County Line.
Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records
Document Number: E6-20114
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
DOT intends to establish a system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974.
Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records
Document Number: E6-20113
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
DOT intends to establish a system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information
Document Number: E6-20038
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-28
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 to renew an 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.
Worker Visibility
Document Number: E6-19910
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to Section 1402 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), this final rule establishes a policy for the use of high-visibility safety apparel. The FHWA establishes a new Part in title 23, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) that requires the use of high-visibility safety apparel and provides guidance on its application. This rulemaking applies only to workers who are working within the rights- of-way of Federal-aid highways. The FHWA is taking this action to decrease the likelihood of fatalities or injuries to workers on foot who are exposed either to traffic (vehicles using the highway for purposes of travel) or to construction vehicles or equipment while working within the rights-of-way of Federal-aid highways.
Environmental Impact Statement: Hunterdon County, NJ
Document Number: E6-19844
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
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 Hunterdon County, New Jersey.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-19831
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA and the NHTSA invite the public to comment on our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a new information collection. This collection is summarized below under Supplementary Information. 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 a New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-19683
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-21
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 Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Transportation Project in Ohio
Document Number: E6-19632
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-21
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 24, from U.S. Route 6 near the City of Napoleon in Henry County to just west of Interstate Route 475 near the City of Toledo in Lucas County in the State of Ohio. The Federal actions, taken as a result of an environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. 4321-4351 (NEPA), determined certain issues relating to the proposed project. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Construction and Maintenance
Document Number: E6-19240
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is revising its regulations in 23 CFR part 635 subpart D to address Section 5514 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). This law requires the FHWA to ensure that States provide for competition with respect to the specification of alternative types of culvert pipes. These revisions will ensure that States provide for competition in the specification of alternative types of culvert pipes.
Notice of Availability of Guidance on Section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)
Document Number: 06-9201
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
This notice announces the availability of final guidance on the application of section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, 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, which went into effect on August 10, 2005, adds requirements and refinements to the environmental review process for highway and public transportation capital projects. The section 6002 guidance describes how the FTA and FHWA will implement the new requirements within the environmental review process required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal laws. The final guidance is available at the following URL: https:// www.fta.dot.gov/environment/guidance/ for FTA and at https:// www.fhwa.dot.gov/hep/section6002/ for FHWA.
Environmental Impact Statement: City of Salem, Polk and Marion Counties, OR
Document Number: 06-9159
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is issuing this notice of intent to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for solutions to improve mobility across the Willamette River in the City of Salem and Marion and Polk Counties, Oregon.
Environmental Impact Statement: Multnomah County, Oregon
Document Number: 06-9149
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is issuing this notice of intent to advise agencies and the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared to assess the impacts of proposed repair or replacement of the Sellwood Bridge over the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; Renewed Approval of Information Collection; State Right-of-Way Operations Manuals, OMB Control Number: 2125-0586
Document Number: E6-18700
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-07
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 to renew an information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. The collection involves State Departments of Transportation (STD) providing their Right-of-Way Operations Manuals to FHWA. The information to be collected will be used to certify that the manuals are representative of the States right-of-way procedures and the information is necessary to comply with 23 Code of Federal Regulations Part 710.201(c). We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement: St. Clair County, Michigan
Document Number: 06-9099
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is reissuing this notice to advise the public of changes to the Environmental Impact Statement that will be prepared for proposed improvements to the United States Port of Entry Plaza for the Blue Water Bridge in St. Clair County, Michigan. This Notice revises the published Notice of Intent of January 12, 2005.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-18511
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-03
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 two new information collections, which are 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 Washington
Document Number: E6-18369
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-01
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)-(2). The actions relate to various proposed transit and road improvement projects within the Interstate 405 (I-405) Corridor in the State of Washington. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.
Temporary Traffic Control Devices
Document Number: E6-18283
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-11-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA proposes to supplement its regulation that governs work zone safety and mobility in highway and street work zones to include conditions for the appropriate use of, and expenditure of funds for, uniformed law enforcement officers, positive protective measures between workers and motorized traffic, and installation and maintenance of temporary traffic control devices during construction, utility, and maintenance operations. The proposed changes are intended to decrease the likelihood of fatalities and injuries to workers who are exposed to motorized traffic (vehicles using the highway for purposes of travel) while working on Federal-aid highway projects. This proposal is in response to section 1110 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law 109-59, 119 Stat. 1227.