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

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions of Proposed Highway/Interchange Improvement in Ohio; Statute of Limitations on Claims
Document Number: 2017-23202
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-25
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of ODOT, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by ODOT that are final. The actions relate to the proposed modification of the existing interchange at Interstate Route 71 (I-71), United States Route 36 (US-36), and State Route 37 (SR-37) in the County of Delaware, State of Ohio. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Certain Federal Environmental Responsibilities to the State of Arizona, Including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Authority for Certain Categorical Exclusions (CEs)
Document Number: 2017-23011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA and the State of Arizona, acting by and through its Department of Transportation (State), propose participation of the State in the Categorical Exclusion Assignment program. 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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2017-22954
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-23
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. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, located on State Route 20 between post miles R18.07/20.25 in the County of Yuba, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act; Solicitation for Candidate Projects in the Interstate System Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Pilot Program (ISRRPP)
Document Number: 2017-22775
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites State transportation departments to submit applications for candidate projects in the Interstate System Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Pilot Program (ISRRPP), authorized in the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century and amended by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Under the ISRRPP, FHWA may permit up to three States to collect tolls on a facility on the Interstate System for the purpose of reconstructing or rehabilitating Interstate highway corridors that could not otherwise be adequately maintained or functionally improved without the collection of tolls. This notice describes general program provisions, eligibility and selection criteria, and the application submission and evaluation process.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on Proposed Transportation Project in Illinois
Document Number: 2017-22176
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA, USACE, and NPS that are final. The action relates to the proposed construction of a new highway between Huntley Road and Illinois Route 62 and a new bridge crossing over the Fox River in Kane County. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-22055
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 1, 2017. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-22054
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 1, 2017. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Notice of Rescission of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the I-94 East-West Corridor Project in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2017-21917
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the ROD for the proposed I-94 East-West Corridor (70th Street to 16th Street) Project in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin is rescinded effective with this notice.
Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement for the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Calvert County, Cecil County, Dorchester County, Harford County, Kent County, Queen Anne's County, St. Mary's County, Somerset County, and Talbot County, Maryland
Document Number: 2017-21916
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, as the Lead Federal Agency, and MDTA, as the Local Project Sponsor, are issuing this notice to advise the public of our intention to prepare a Tier 1 EIS for the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study in Maryland. The Tier 1 EIS will assess the potential environmental impacts of addressing congestion at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which could result in added capacity at the existing bridge or at a new location across the Chesapeake Bay. The Tier 1 EIS will be prepared in accordance with regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and provisions of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) and will include a range of reasonable corridor alternatives, including a ``No Build'' alternative.
Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: 2017-21862
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-10
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information regarding FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the procurement of a John Deere 640R Standard Farm Loader for recreational trail maintenance by the St. Marys Area Snowmobile Association (through the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources) because the equipment is not available to be produced using 100 percent domestic steel or iron.
Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: 2017-21567
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information regarding FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the obligation of Federal-aid funds for 4 California projects involving the acquisition of vehicles under the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement program on the condition that they be assembled in the U.S., on the basis that there are no domestic manufacturers that produce the vehicles identified in this notice in such a way that all their steel and iron elements are manufactured domestically.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Project in Utah
Document Number: 2017-21562
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces certain actions taken by UDOT on behalf of FHWA and other Federal agencies. The actions relate to a proposed highway project located on Interstate 80 (I-80), from approximate milepost (MP) 142.1 to MP 136, in the Counties of Summit and Salt Lake, State of Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the West Davis Corridor Project, Davis and Weber County, Utah
Document Number: 2017-21561
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, West Davis Corridor (Project S- 0067(14)0) starting in Centerville, Utah and ending in West Point, Utah in Davis County, Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
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: 2017-21442
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-05
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This NPRM follows a series of related rules that established a set of performance measures for State departments of transportation (State DOT) and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) to use as required by Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. In the last of that series of rules, published on January 18, 2017, FHWA established a measure on the percent change in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the reference year 2017, generated by on-road mobile sources on the National Highway System (NHS) (also referred to as the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) measure). Through this NPRM, FHWA proposes to repeal the GHG measure.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Transportation Projects in Florida
Document Number: 2017-21372
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal Agencies since July 25, 2016, that are final. The actions relate to the proposed SR-87 Connector (from SR 87S to SR 87N) in Santa Rosa County; and the I-4 Beyond the Ultimate (BtU) from south of SR 528 to east of SR 472 in Orange, Seminole and Volusia Counties, in the State of Florida. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.