Federal Highway Administration May 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Environmental Impact Statements: National Summary of Rescinded Notices of Intent
Document Number: E9-12526
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that 12 States have rescinded Notices of Intent (NOI) to prepare 17 Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) for proposed highway projects. FHWA Division Offices, in consultation with the State Departments of Transportation (State DOT), determined that eight projects were no longer viable and have formally cancelled the projects. No resources will be expended on these projects; the environmental review process has been terminated. Seven projects are being reevaluated and, or have been reduced in scope and now meet the criteria for an Environmental Assessment (EA) or a Categorical Exclusion (CE). Two projects rescinded NOIs and will issue new NOIs as the project limits and impacts have changed.
Environmental Impact Statement: Harrison, Jackson, Stone, Perry, George, and Greene Counties, MS
Document Number: E9-12387
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration is issuing this revised Notice of Intent to advise the public of changes to the logical termini for the Environmental Impact Statement that will be prepared to study improvements to State Route 15/State Route 57 to provide a four-lane facility beginning in the vicinity of the State Route 67/I-110 Interchange in Harrison County, Mississippi and terminating on State Route 15 north of Beaumont, Mississippi, a distance of approximately 61 miles. The original Notice of Intent for this project appeared in the July 17, 2008 Federal Register.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Highway in Washington
Document Number: E9-12386
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by the FHWA that is final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). This notice announces the availability of a Record of Decision (ROD) by FHWA pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Protection Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321, as amended and the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508). This action relates to a proposed project in King County Washington, the SE Issaquah Bypass Project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Michigan
Document Number: E9-12022
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the availability of a Record of Decision by FHWA pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Protection Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321, as amended and the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500- 1508). In addition, this Notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final with in the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(1)(1). These actions relate to a proposed expansion of the Blue Water Bridge Port of Entry in Port Huron, Michigan. These actions grant approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement: Rankin County, MS
Document Number: E9-11991
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-22
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 Rankin County, Mississippi. The project study area will extend a distance of approximately 15 miles from U.S. Highway 49 near Star, Mississippi, to Interstate 20 near State Route 475 in Pearl, Mississippi.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection; Truck Congestion Information Assessment
Document Number: E9-11727
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-20
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 published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on February 26, 2009. 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, Titled: Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: E9-11726
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-20
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 published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on February 26, 2009. 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 Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection Titled: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) State Reports for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
Document Number: E9-11724
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-20
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 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.
Surface Transportation Pro ject Delivery Pilot Program; Caltrans Audit Report
Document Number: E9-11719
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-20
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 the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program, codified at 23 U.S.C. 327. To ensure compliance by each State participating in the Pilot Program, 23 U.S.C. 327(g) mandates semiannual audits during each of the first 2 years of State participation. This notice announces and solicits comments on the third audit report for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Washington
Document Number: E9-11713
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the Mercer Corridor Improvements Project, located in the city of Seattle, King County, Washington. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement: St. John the Baptist and St. James Parishes, LA
Document Number: E9-11371
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for the proposed enhanced commercial interstate access in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: E9-11133
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed Avenue 416 Widening Project in the County of Tulare and County of Fresno, State of California. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Fort Drum Connector, Towns of Le Ray and Pamelia, Jefferson County, New York
Document Number: E9-10943
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-12
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, that includes construction of a new four-lane divided highway on new alignment that connects Interstate 81 (I-81) to the Fort Drum Army Base North Gate in the Towns of Le Ray and Pamelia in the State of New York. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.