Federal Highway Administration February 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E7-3197
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-26
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 November 24, 2006. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E7-3196
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-26
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 renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under Supplementary Information. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement: State Route 91 Improvements. The Project Begins on State Route 91/State Route 67/U.S. 321 West of State Route 362 and Extends to Just West of State Route-37 (U.S. 19E), Elizabethton, Carter County, TN
Document Number: E7-2997
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Carter County, Tennessee.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Washington
Document Number: E7-2989
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
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, I-405 Renton Nickel Improvement Project between Tukwila and Renton in the State of Washington. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement; Bradford County, FL
Document Number: 07-767
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
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 Bradford County, Florida.
Size and Weight Enforcement and Regulations
Document Number: E7-2823
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This final rule amends the regulations governing the enforcement of commercial vehicle size and weight to incorporate provisions enacted in the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU); the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and; the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 2006. This final rule adds various definitions; corrects obsolete references, definitions, and footnotes; eliminates redundant provisions; amends numerical route changes to the National Highway designations; and incorporates statutorily mandated weight and length limit provisions.
Environmental Impact Statement; Utah County, UT
Document Number: E7-2635
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
FWHA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for proposed transportation improvements on Geneva Road (SR-114) in Utah County, Utah that would begin at Center Street and U.S. Interstate 15 (I-15) in Provo and extend through the municipalities of Provo, Utah County, Vineyard, Orem, Lindon, Pleasant Grove and terminate at State Street (SR-89) in Pleasant Grove.
Environmental Impact Statement; Dodge and Steele Counties, MN
Document Number: 07-695
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
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 highway improvements to United States Highway 14 (Highway 14) from the existing four-lane bypass of Dodge Center to the intersection of Highway 14 and Interstate 35 (I-35) in Owatonna, a distance of approximately 19 miles, in Dodge and Steele Counties, Minnesota.
Statewide Transportation Planning; Metropolitan Transportation Planning
Document Number: 07-493
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
This final rule revises the 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. The revision results from the 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 will make the regulations consistent with current statutory requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E7-2458
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-13
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 renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under Supplementary Information. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement: Alamance County, NC
Document Number: 07-615
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-13
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 the relocation of highway NC 119 in Mebane, Alamance County, North Carolina (TIP Project U-3109).
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program
Document Number: E7-2375
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Section 6005 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) established a pilot program to allow the Secretary of Transportation to assign, and the State to assume, the Secretary's responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for one or more highway projects. The Secretary may permit not more than five States (including the States of Alaska, California, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas) to participate in the program. Upon assigning NEPA responsibilities, the Secretary may further assign to the State all or part of the Secretary's responsibilities for environmental review, consultation or other action required under any Federal environmental law pertaining to the review of a specific project. In order to be selected for the pilot program a State must submit an application to the Secretary. Section 6005 requires the Secretary to promulgate rules that establish requirements relating to information required to be contained in an application by a State to participate in the pilot program. This final rule establishes these application requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: E7-2224
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-12
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.
Highway Performance Monitoring System-Reassessment
Document Number: 07-578
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is currently conducting a reassessment of the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS), which is a national highway transportation system database maintained and used primarily by the FHWA as a resource for information about the extent, condition, performance, use, and operating characteristics of the Nation's highways. This notice requests public comment on the draft HPMS Reassessment Recommendations Report, which is available in the docket and via the FHWA Web site at www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hpms/ index.htm. This draft report documents in detail various issues and proposed changes to specific HPMS data items and the associated collecting and reporting procedures based in part upon customer and data provider needs. The FHWA requests public comments on this draft report. The report would enhance and improve HPMS procedures and incorporate changing data customer needs while building a stronger partnership with the HPMS data user and provider community.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Project in Missouri
Document Number: E7-2074
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-08
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). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Interstate Route I-29/I-35/U.S. Route 71 Corridor, Paseo Missouri River Bridge, from approximately 0.5 miles north of Missouri Route 210/Armour Road south to the northwest corner of the central business district loop in downtown Kansas City, in the Counties of Jackson and Clay, State of Missouri. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E7-2057
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-08
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 November 28, 2006. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Highway Safety Improvement Program “Five Percent Reports” Posted on DOT/FHWA Web Site
Document Number: E7-1844
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with 23 U.S.C. 148, as amended by section 1401 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), States are required to submit reports describing at least 5 percent of their public road locations exhibiting the most severe safety needs. In addition, these reports shall be made available to the public through the Department of Transportation's Web site. The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the reports submitted by the States are now available on the FHWA Web site, https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/fivepercent/index.htm.
Environmental Impact Statement: Bell County, TX
Document Number: 07-433
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-02
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 transportation project in Bell County, Texas.