Federal Highway Administration March 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Environmental Impact Statement: Orange County and Riverside County, California
Document Number: 2015-06415
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-20
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 Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Supplemental Draft EIS) will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Orange County and Riverside County, California. The original Notice of Intent was published on October 22, 1986 and revised on March 16, 1988.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2015-06099
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project known as CURE Safety Improvement that proposes to remove all fixed objects in the clear recovery zone along a 4-mile section of the southbound roadside of Highway 101 between King City and Greenfield in Monterey County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Availability of Revised Guidance on the Environmental Review Process
Document Number: 2015-05786
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announce the availability of its revised Section 139 Environmental Review Process guidance (previously referred to as the SAFETEA-LU Environmental Review Process Final Guidance), which was amended to reflect provisions of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The document provides guidance on environmental review process requirements and best management practices for transportation projects funded or approved by the FHWA, FTA, or both agencies. The revisions to the joint guidance reflect the FHWA and FTA's proposed implementation of the MAP-21 changes within their statutory environmental review process requirements, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal laws. The FHWA and FTA request public comments on the proposed guidance.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on South Mountain Freeway (Loop 202), Interstate 10 (Papago Freeway) to Interstate 10 (Maricopa Freeway) in Phoenix, AZ
Document Number: 2015-05769
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and FHWA procedures, this notice announces the availability of the ROD regarding the South Mountain Freeway project in Phoenix, AZ. The Arizona Division Administrator signed the ROD on March 5, 2015. In addition, this notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the design and construction of the Selected Alternative for the South Mountain Freeway project. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Cross Harbor Freight Program, Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2015-05243
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-09
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) are extending the public comment period for the Cross Harbor Freight Program Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) until Friday, March 20, 2015.