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

Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: 2011-25004
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information regarding the FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the use of non-domestic 1/ 2'' x 0.008 steel fiber with ultimate tensile strength of 290ksi for experimental use in Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) in the State of Iowa.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Indiana
Document Number: 2011-25003
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and the USFWS that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project for a 26.7 mile segment of I-69, in the Counties of Greene and Monroe, State of Indiana and grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Metropolitan Branch Trail
Document Number: 2011-24889
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
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 Metropolitan Branch 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 771).
Environmental Impact Statement: St. Louis County, Missouri
Document Number: 2011-23301
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-13
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 improvements to the corridor generally following the existing pathway created by Missouri Bottom Road, Aubuchon Road, and Charbonier Road between Earth City Expressway and Howdershell/Shackelford Road in northwestern St. Louis County, Missouri. These roads lie within the floodplain of the Missouri River. The hydrological conditions of the area create a situation where short-term flood-related closures occur along this pathway. The occurrence and length of closures are often difficult to predict; the detours caused by the closures are often lengthy.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on State Loop 375 From Interstate Highway 10 to the Franklin Mountains State Park in Texas
Document Number: 2011-23223
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-13
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, upgrades to Texas State Loop 375 from Interstate Highway 10 to 0.479 Mile East of the Tom Mays Unit of the Franklin Mountains State Park Entrance (Loop 375 Transmountain West Project), in El Paso County in the State of Texas. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-22966
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, FHWA has submitted a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Washington
Document Number: 2011-22742
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are found within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139[L](1). These actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route (SR) 520, Interstate 5 (I-5) to Medina: Bridge Replacement and HOV project in King County, Washington. These actions grant approval of the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of request for approval of a new information collection
Document Number: 2011-22670
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-07
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 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.
Annual Materials Report on New Bridge Construction and Bridge Rehabilitation
Document Number: 2011-22634
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Section 1114 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59; 119 Stat. 1144) continued the highway bridge program to enable States to improve the condition of their highway bridges over waterways, other topographical barriers, other highways, and railroads. Section 1114(f) amended 23 United State Code (U.S.C.) 144 by adding subsection (r), requiring the Secretary of Transportation to publish in the Federal Register a report describing construction materials used in new Federal-aid bridge construction and bridge rehabilitation projects. As part of the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-244), 23 U.S.C. 144 subsection (r) became subsection (q), but the reporting requirement remained the same.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-22604
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-06
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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2011-22350
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
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 proposed highway improvements in Santa Clara County at the connection of the State Route 17, Interstate 280 and Interstate 880 freeways in the City of San Jose, Santa Clara County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice To Rescind a Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement: San Francisco County, CA
Document Number: 2011-22349
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), announces this notice to advise the public of the rescinding of the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for improvements that were proposed for the Bayview Transportation Improvements Project. The NOI was published in the Federal Register on June 2, 2004. This rescission is based on major changes in the scope of the project.