Federal Highway Administration May 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Emergency Approval Request for a New Information Collection.
Document Number: 2017-11066
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
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 a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-11065
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Washington State
Document Number: 2017-10261
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other agencies related to the Index-Galena Road, Milepost 6.4 to 6.9 project in Snohomish County, Washington, that are final. Project sponsor: Snohomish County. Project description: The project will repair this flood-damaged roadway. It would construct a relocated roadway that will extend from an area in proximity to the lower washout at Index-Galena Road Milepost 6.4 to an area in proximity to the upper washout at Milepost 6.9. The relocated roadway will re-establish roadway connectivity on Index-Galena Road for residences, emergency service providers, recreationists, and land managed by the U. S. Forest Service. The U.S. Forest Service is a Cooperating Agency on this project.
Project Management Plan Guidance
Document Number: 2017-10262
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces and outlines the purpose and contents of Project Management Plans, when they are required, and the preferred form and procedure for submission of these Plans to FHWA. The Guidance clarifies prior Guidance, including when to prepare plan updates.
Environmental Impact Statement; Bronx County, NY
Document Number: 2017-10260
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
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 a proposed construction project known as the Hunts Point Interstate Access Improvement Project, in Bronx County, New York.
National Performance Management Measures; Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program
Document Number: 2017-10092
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-19
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This document announces the indefinite delay of specific portions of the National Performance Management measures; Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program Final Rule (PM#3) (RIN 2125-AF54) and announces the initiation of additional regulatory proceedings for those portions.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions of Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2017-09969
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans and NPS, that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route (SR) 190 in Death Valley National Park near Towne Pass, along 0.6 mile of SR 190 in County of Inyo, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Proposed Third Renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Certain Federal Environmental Responsibilities to the State of Utah, Including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Authority for Certain Categorical Exclusions (CEs)
Document Number: 2017-09968
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA and the State of Utah, acting by and through its Department of Transportation (State), propose a renewal of the State's participation in the State Assumption of Responsibility for Categorical Exclusions. This program allows FHWA to assign to States its authority and responsibility for determining whether certain designated activities within the geographic boundaries of the State, as specified in the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), are categorically excluded from preparation of an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement under the National Environmental Policy Act. An amended MOU would renew the State's participation in the program. The MOU will be amended by incorporating the following change: FHWA may terminate the State's participation in this program if FHWA provides the State a notification of noncompliance, and a period of not less than 120 days to take corrective action as FHWA determines necessary, and if the state fails to take satisfactory corrective action as determined by FHWA (Section 1307 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation [FAST] Act [Pub. L. 114-94]).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-09901
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-17
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 March 28, 2017. 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 a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-09900
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-17
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 a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-09899
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-17
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 March 28, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sonoran Corridor Between Interstate 10 (I-10) and Interstate 19 (I-19) South of Tucson International Airport in Pima County, Arizona
Document Number: 2017-09452
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, as the Federal Lead Agency, and the ADOT, as the Local Project Sponsor, are issuing this notice to advise the public of our intention to prepare a Tier 1 EIS for the Sonoran Corridor between I-19 and I-10 south of the Tucson International Airport in Pima County, Arizona. The Tier 1 EIS will assess the potential social, economic, and natural environmental impacts of a transportation facility in the designated Sonoran Corridor across a reasonable range of corridor alternatives, including a ``No Build'' alternative. The Tier 1 EIS will be prepared in accordance with regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and provisions of Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act).
Environmental Impact Statement; Walton County & Bay County
Document Number: 2017-08910
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice of cancellation on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) pursuant to federal law and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 14, 2016 to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed SR 388 from SR 79 in Bay County, Florida westward to SR 30 (US 98) in Walton County, Florida (also identified as West Bay Parkway, Segment 1 and CR 388 Segment 1) will no longer be prepared due to the implementation of the Bay-Walton Sector Plan, SAJ-114, and associated biological assessment that was completed for the study area. This is a formal cancellation of the Notice of Intent that was published in the Federal Register on October 4, 2011 (Doc. No. 2011-25360).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Colorado
Document Number: 2017-08707
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-02
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of Section 1308 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act. The actions relate to the conversion of existing Elkhorn Avenue, Moraine Avenue, and Riverside Drive roadways from two-way to a 0.9 mile one-way loop through downtown Estes Park, Larimer County, Colorado. These improvements consist of ``Phase 1'' of the proposed action analyzed in the 2016 Environmental Assessment for the Downtown Estes Loop Project. Phase 1 includes pavement rehabilitation on Elkhorn and Moraine Avenues, realignment and reconstruction of Riverside Drive and reconstruction of the Ivy Street Bridge. Those actions grant approvals for the project.