Federal Highway Administration March 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Environmental Impact Statement: Cook County, IL
Document Number: 2011-7203
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this Notice of Intent to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for the Grand Crossing Rail Project, which involves new railroad track work, structural work, grading, and signal improvements to provide a new direct route for Amtrak trains from New Orleans, Louisiana or Carbondale, Illinois into Chicago Union Station, and to provide sufficient mainline capacity to accommodate existing and additional Amtrak trains along with freight traffic in the City of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2011-6745
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, USACOE, and USFWS, that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l) (1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 79 (SR 79) between Thompson Road and Domenigoni Parkway (post mile [PM] R8.4 to PM R15.8). The project is located north of the City of Murrieta, in unincorporated southwestern Riverside County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Wisconsin
Document Number: 2011-6747
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(1)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the WIS 15 Corridor Expansion Project, in the State of Wisconsin. Those actions grant approval for the project. The project will widen the existing two-lane roadway to four travel lanes with a median and construct a northern bypass around the Village of Hortonville, in Outagamie County, Wisconsin. Specific actions include acquiring additional right-of-way, constructing a four-lane bypass, constructing grade separated crossings, constructing a multi-use path, installing new bridges and box culverts, removing and placing fill, removing vegetation, and providing storm water management measures. The project also includes mitigation and restoration actions which are compatible with land use plans.
Availability of the Draft Tier I Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2011-6374
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), announces the availability of the Draft Tier I Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed route adoption study in Fresno County, California.
Notice To Rescind a Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement, Ada and Canyon Counties, ID
Document Number: 2011-6248
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent published on August 28, 2007 to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed highway project in Ada and Canyon County, Idaho is being rescinded.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-5425
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-10
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 December 29, 2010. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Public Road Mileage for Apportionment of Highway Safety Funds; Correction
Document Number: 2011-5410
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule makes a technical correction to the regulations found at 23 CFR 460.2(e). The amendment contained herein makes no substantive change to the FHWA regulations, policies, or procedures. This rule updates the language of a regulatory definition to be consistent with the statutory definition for the Highway Safety Program.
Environmental Impact Statement: Los Angeles County, CA
Document Number: 2011-5407
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Los Angeles County, California.
Notice of Availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Klingle Valley Trail
Document Number: 2011-4822
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) as lead agencies, and in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), announce the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Klingle Valley Trail Project, pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321-4347; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500- 1508); and the FHWA Environmental Impact and Related Procedures (23 CFR part 771).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-4590
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-01
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 of a new 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.