Notice To Rescind the Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement, Valley County, ID
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent published on January 24, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 15) to prepare an EIS for a proposed highway project in Valley County, Idaho is being rescinded.
Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina
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, the Gaston East-West Connector, from I-85 west of Gastonia in Gaston County, North Carolina, to I-485 near the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The Gaston East-West Connector is also known as State Transportation Improvement Program Project U-3321. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement; Kittitas County, WA
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that a limited scope supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed design change to an interstate highway improvement project in western Kittitas County, Washington.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Project in Wisconsin
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, Interstate I-94, I-894, and U.S. Highway 45 (Zoo Interchange) in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Those actions grant approvals for the project. The project will replace the existing roadway and bridges and reconfigure the study-area freeway system to address safety issues and design deficiencies and provide additional capacity. The project termini are 124th Street on the west, 70th Street on the east, Burleigh Street on the north and Lincoln Avenue on the south. Primary design features of the project include: All exits on the right, through traffic stays left; full 8- to 12-foot shoulders on all ramps and freeways; four lanes on each approach leg; three lanes on US 45 northbound and southbound through the core of the interchange; two lanes on I-94 eastbound and westbound through the core of the interchange (with a wider median that could accommodate a third lane in the future); several ramps with two lanes instead of one; smoother curves on all freeway-to-freeway interchange ramps (minimum 45 mph design speed); 60 mph design speed on I-94 and US 45; access to and from US 45/I-894 provided to US 18 (Bluemound Road), but no direct access between I-94 and Bluemound Road.
Kapka Butte Sno-Park Construction
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the FHWA is officially designated as the Joint-Lead Agency pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 139(c)(1) for the Kapka Butte Sno-Park Construction project which is being studied in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program; Caltrans Audit Report
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 and annual audits during each subsequent year of State participation. This notice announces and solicits comments on the sixth audit report for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
Revision of Form FHWA-1273
The FHWA is requesting comments on a proposed revision of form FHWA-1273``Required Contract Provisions Federal-Aid Construction Contracts.'' This form includes certain contract provisions that are required on all Federal-aid construction projects. The revisions are necessary to provide consistency with the current policies of the FHWA and other Federal agencies.
Environmental Impact Statement: Pennington County, SD
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for proposed road improvements on South Rochford Road in Pennington County, South Dakota.
Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, Mingo County, WV
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the United States Department of the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in cooperation with the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to evaluate the impacts of the proposed Delbarton to Belo portion of the King Coal Highway 2000 FEIS and the Buffalo Mountain Surface Mine Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit Application. The FHWA and USACE are joint-lead federal agencies on this project and are evaluating federal actions. FHWA is evaluating a location shift of a portion of the alignment between the West Virginia towns of Delbarton and Belo described in the 2000 FEIS and approved in the 2000 ROD. The USACE is evaluating a Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 Individual Permit (IP) application submitted by Consol of Kentucky, Inc. (CONSOL), for the discharge of fill material into waters of the United States (U.S.) in conjunction with the construction and operation of the Buffalo Mountain Surface Mine.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR): Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has prepared a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR), SCH 2011051018, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act for the 2012-2035 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy (2012-2035 RTP/SCS, Plan or Project). Please find attached the Notice of Availability of this Draft PEIR for the 2012-2035 RTP/SCS.
Emergency Temporary Closure of the I-64 Sherman-Minton Bridge Over the Ohio River Between Indiana and Kentucky
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved the request from the Indiana Department of Transportation to continue temporary closure of the I-64 Sherman-Minton Bridge over the Ohio River between Indiana and Kentucky for an indefinite period of time due to safety considerations. The approval is granted as an emergency deletion in accordance with section 658.11(e) due to the safety considerations discussed in this notice. The FHWA published a Notice and Request for Comment on October 27, 2011, at 76 FR 66775, seeking comments on the alternate routes selected by Indiana due to the deletion in accordance with section 658.11(e). No comments were received.
Cancellation of Environmental Impact Statement in Orange County, NC
In Vol. 70, No. 113/Tuesday, June 14, 2005/Notices, FHWA issued a Notice of Intent to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) would be prepared for the proposed Elizabeth Brady Road Extension between US 70 Business and US 70 Bypass in Orange County, North Carolina. The project is now cancelled; therefore, no further project activities will occur.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement: Fond du Lac & Sheboygan Counties, WI
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that a limited scope Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) will be prepared for the proposed capacity improvements to Wisconsin Highway 23 from U.S. Highway 151 to County Highway P in Fond du Lac and Sheboygan Counties, Wisconsin.
Environmental Impact Statement: In the Vicinity of the City and Borough of Juneau, AK
The FHWA, in cooperation with DOT&PF, will prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Juneau Access Improvements, a project to improve surface transportation to and from Juneau within the Lynn Canal corridor.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Bridge Replacement in Massachusetts
This notice announces action taken by the FHWA that is final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 39(l)(1). The action relates to the proposed Fore River Bridge (State Route 3A over the Weymouth Fore River) replacement project in Quincy and Weymouth, Massachusetts. The action grants an approval for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement: Erie County, NY
FHWA is issuing this rescinded notice to advise the public that FHWA will not be preparing and issuing a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Peace Bridge Expansion Project in the city of Buffalo, Erie County, New York and the town of Fort Erie, Ontario Canada (NYSDOT Project Identification Number: 5753.58). The Peace Bridge Expansion Project (project) is a proposal for operational improvements at the Peace Bridge crossing between the United States and Canada. A notice of intent to prepare an EIS was published in the Federal Register on October 9, 2001.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah
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 transportation corridor project (Provo Westside Connector) in Provo, Utah County in the State of Utah. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Limitation on Claims Against a Proposed Transportation Project
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by FHWA, FTA, and other agencies that are final within the meaning of Federal transportation law. The actions relate to the Interstate 5 Columbia River Crossing Project in Clark County, Washington and Multnomah County, Oregon.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection
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.
Section 4(f) Policy Paper
This is a notice and request for comments on a draft Section 4(f) Policy Paper that will provide guidance on the procedures the FHWA will follow when approving the use of land from publicly owned public parks, recreation areas, wildlife and waterfowl refuges, and public or private historic sites for Federal highway projects.