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

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Ohio
Document Number: 2011-16219
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
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 75 and adjacent road network and interchanges) in the Cities of Cincinnati, Arlington Heights, Evendale, Glendale, Lincoln Heights, Lockland, Reading, and Sharonville, in Hamilton County, Ohio. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Temporary Closure of I-395 Just South of Conway Street in the City of Baltimore to Vehicular Traffic To Accommodate the Construction and Operation of the Baltimore Grand Prix
Document Number: 2011-16113
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) has requested FHWA approval of MDTA's proposed plan to temporarily close a portion of I-395 (just south of Conway Street in Baltimore City) from approximately 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2011, until approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2011. The closure is requested to accommodate the construction and operation of the Baltimore Grand Prix (BGP), which will use the streets of downtown Baltimore as a race course. The request is based on the provisions in 23 CFR 658.11 which authorizes the deletion of segments of the federally designated routes that make up the National Network designated in Appendix A of 23 CFR Part 658 upon approval by the FHWA. The FHWA seeks comments from the general public on this request submitted by the MDTA for a deletion in accordance with section 658.11(d) for the considerations discussed in this notice.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2011-15977
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-27
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, Colton Crossing Rail-to-Rail Grade Separation Project, City of Colton, in the County of San Bernardino, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement; Nueces County, TX
Document Number: 2011-15577
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to 40 CFR 1508.22 and 43 TAC Sec. 2.5(e)(2), the FHWA and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement (EIS) will be prepared for the proposed United States (US) Highway 181 Harbor Bridge replacement/State Highway (SH) 286 (Crosstown Expressway) improvement project in Nueces County, Texas. The project and study limits include the US 181 and Beach Avenue interchange on the north and the SH 286 and Morgan Avenue interchange on the south. Areas within the city of Corpus Christi are included in the study area. The project will be developed in compliance with Section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Highway in Illinois
Document Number: 2011-15576
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
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 the proposed Illinois Route 336 (IL 336) highway project, for construction of an access-controlled, four- lane expressway on new right-of-way between the proposed Macomb Bypass in McDonough County, passing through Fulton County to Interstate 474 (I-474) on the west side of Peoria in Peoria County, Illinois. Those actions grant licenses, permits and approvals for the project.
Value Engineering
Document Number: 2011-15540
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice proposes updated regulations to enhance the integration of value engineering (VE) analysis in the planning and development of highway improvement projects. The intent of these actions is to bring the FHWA's VE regulations up-to-date and consistent with prior changes in legislation and regulations.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2011-15358
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-21
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed State Route 99/ State Route 219 (Kiernan Avenue) interchange in the community of Salida in Stanislaus County, in the State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-14916
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, Titled: Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2011-14892
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
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.
Environmental Impact Statement: Will and Kankakee Counties, Illinois and Lake County, IN
Document Number: 2011-14205
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Tier One Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for the Illiana Corridor Project in Will and Kankakee Counties, Illinois and Lake County, Indiana.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2011-13545
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the US 101/Broadway Interchange Reconstruction Project in the City of Burlingame, County of San Mateo, State of California (Post Miles 16.30 to 17.06). Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statements: National Summary of Rescinded Notices of Intent
Document Number: 2011-13541
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that 11 States have rescinded Notices of Intent (NOIs) to prepare 21 Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) for proposed highway projects. The FHWA Division Offices, in consultation with the State departments of transportation (State DOTs), determined that six projects were no longer viable and have formally cancelled the projects. No further Federal resources will be expended on these projects; the environmental review process has been terminated. Seven projects have been reduced in scope or found not to have significant impacts and now meet the criteria for an Environmental Assessment (EA) or a Categorical Exclusion (CE). Six projects are currently undergoing re-scoping. After additional study, two individual projects were combined into a new single corridor project and a new EIS will be prepared.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-13412
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-01
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 for renewal of a previously approved 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.