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

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Interstate 64 Peninsula Study in Virginia
Document Number: 2015-16024
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-30
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 the second section of the Interstate 64 Peninsula Study from approximately Exit 247 in the east to approximately Exit 242 in the west in the City of Newport News and York County, Virginia. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Construction Manager/General Contractor Contracting
Document Number: 2015-15617
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Section 1303 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) amends 23 U.S.C. 112 to require the Secretary of Transportation to promulgate regulations as necessary to implement the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) contracting method. This NPRM initiates the formal rulemaking process to fulfill the legislative requirement and establish such regulations as are necessary for the FHWA's approval of projects using the CM/GC method of contracting.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2015-15712
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-26
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, Interstate 5 HOV Lanes Improvements (State Route 55 to State Route 57) within the cities of Santa Ana and Orange in the County of Orange, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Funding Availability for the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funding
Document Number: 2015-15709
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the availability of funding and requests grant applications for FHWA's Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds (TTPSF). In addition, this notice identifies selection criteria, application requirements, and technical assistance during the grant solicitation period for the TTPSF. The TTPSF is authorized within the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP- 21), as extended. The FHWA will distribute these funds as described in this notice on a competitive basis in a manner consistent with the selection criteria.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2015-15613
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-25
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, U.S. 101 in the City of Willits in the County of Mendocino, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, City of Newport News and City of Hampton to the City of Norfolk, City of Portsmouth, City of Suffolk, and City of Chesapeake, Virginia
Document Number: 2015-15419
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to evaluate the Hampton Roads Crossing Study Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). The purpose of the SEIS is to evaluate new information regarding environmental impacts and the alternatives described in the March 2001 FEIS.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Colorado
Document Number: 2015-15395
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-23
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 State Highway 82, Grand Avenue Bridge project located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-15371
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-23
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-15369
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-23
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 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 New Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-14933
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-18
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on August 1, 2014. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
MAP-21 Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study Public Meeting and Solicitation of Comments
Document Number: 2015-14693
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces an upcoming public briefing and the continued collection of comments regarding the technical reports for the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study (CTSWLS). On June 5, 2015, DOT released the five technical reports to the public and to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for peer review.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Minnesota
Document Number: 2015-14080
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal Agencies that are final in the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project corridor connecting Trunk Highway 169 and United States Highway 212 in the vicinity of Trunk Highway 41 in the Counties of Scott and Carver, State of Minnesota. The Federal decisions of a tiered environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. 4321-4351 (NEPA), and implementing regulations on tiering, 40 CFR 1502.20 and 40 CFR 1508.28, determined certain issues relating to the proposed action. Those Tier I decisions will be used by Federal agencies in subsequent proceedings, including decisions whether to grant licenses, permits, and approvals for highway project(s).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2015-14264
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-11
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 Federal actions taken by Caltrans pursuant to its assigned responsibilities under 23 U.S.C. 327, as well as actions by other Federal agencies, are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed Interstate 5 Bus/Carpool Lanes Project (Post Miles 9.7 to 22.5), south of Elk Grove Blvd. to United States (US) Highway 50 in Sacramento County, State of California. This action grants approval for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of Two Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-13757
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-05
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on November 12, 2014. 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: 2015-13625
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-04
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, San Diego Freeway (I-405) Improvement Project from State Route (SR) 73 to Interstate 605 (I-605). Work is proposed as follows:
Design Standards for Highways
Document Number: 2015-13097
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-06-02
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA requests comments on a proposed revision to design standards and standard specifications that applies to new construction, reconstruction, resurfacing (except for maintenance resurfacing), restoration, and rehabilitation projects on the National Highway System (NHS). The proposed rule would incorporate by reference the latest versions of design standards and standard specifications previously adopted and incorporated by reference under 23 CFR part 625, and would remove the corresponding outdated or superseded versions of these standards and specifications. The proposed rule also would make technical changes to the regulatory text consistent with updated Federal Register procedures.