Federal Highway Administration October 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project in New York
Document Number: 2012-26799
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-31
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. Sec. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project located in Rockland and Westchester Counties, New York. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: 2012-26797
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-31
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 Technologie Alpine De Securite (TAS) Gazex[supreg] Avalanche Exploder in the State of Utah and TAS O'Bell Avalanche Initiating Blaster for the State of Wyoming.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Texas
Document Number: 2012-25004
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-11
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 various proposed highway projects in Tarrant, Dallas and Denton Counties, Texas. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Illinois
Document Number: 2012-24700
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-11
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, Willow Road (FAP 305) between Illinois Route 43 (Waukegan Road) and Interstate 94 (Edens Expressway) in Cook County, Illinois. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2012-24934
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-10
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 State Route 11 and Otay Mesa East Land Port of Entry in the City and County of San Diego, State of California. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-24801
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
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 June 22, 2012. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement: Travis County, TX
Document Number: 2012-24722
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to 40 CFR 1508.22 and 43 TAC Sec. 2.5(e)(2), the FHWA, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (Mobility Authority) are issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement (EIS) will be prepared for a transportation project in Travis County, Texas. The proposed project would improve US 290 from State Loop 1 (SL1 [Mopac]) to Ranch-to-Market Road (RM) 1826, in Travis County, Texas, a distance of approximately 3.6 miles. The EIS will also include improvements to SH 71 from Silvermine Drive to US 290 in Travis County, a distance of approximately 1.2 miles.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-24422
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-03
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
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 June 22, 2012. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement: San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties, CA
Document Number: 2012-24274
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-02
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 the Notice of Intent (NOI) published on June 03, 2002, to prepare an Environmental Impact statement (EIS) for the proposed highway project in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, California, is being rescinded.
Environmental Impact and Related Procedures
Document Number: 2012-23916
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-10-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
This NPRM provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) joint procedures that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The revisions are prompted by enactment of Public Law 112-141, 126 Stat. 405, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). This NPRM proposes to modify an existing categorical exclusion (CE) for emergency repair projects under 23 U.S.C. 125 to include emergency projects as described in Section 1315 of MAP-21. This NPRM also requests comments on whether additional activities ought to be expressly included in the CE, consistent with the principles underlying emergency projects and sound transportation asset management. The FHWA and the FTA seek comments on the proposals contained in this notice.