Federal Highway Administration July 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Juneau Access Improvements Project in Alaska
Document Number: 2018-16263
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces final actions taken by the FHWA. The actions relate to the proposed Juneau Access Improvements (JAI) Project in the City and Borough of Juneau, Haines Borough, and Municipality of Skagway Borough in the State of Alaska. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-15880
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-25
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 May 4, 2018. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Notice of Statute of Limitations on Claims; Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-15532
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, I-110 High-Occupancy Toll Lane Flyover Project 07-LA- 110-PM 20.10/20.92 in the City and County of Los Angeles, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-15426
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
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 Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-15419
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
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, U.S. 101 between post miles 8.2 and 8.7 in the County of Del Norte, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-15417
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
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, the State Route 1 (SR 1) Lagunitas Creek Bridge Project from post miles 28.4 to 28.6 on SR 1 in the County of Marin, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Hunts Point Interstate Access Improvement Project; Comment Period Extension
Document Number: 2018-15416
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is extending the comment period for a notice of availability for a DEIS for the Hunts Point Access Improvement Project, which was published on June 1, 2018. The original comment period is set to close on July 16, 2018. The extension is based on the FHWA's desire to allow interested parties sufficient time to review and provide comprehensive comments on this DEIS. Therefore, the closing date for comments is changed to July 31, 2018, which will provide those interested in commenting additional time to discuss, evaluate, and submit responses.
Environmental Impact Statement; Hays County, Texas
Document Number: 2018-15301
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
FHWA, on behalf of TxDOT, is issuing this notice to advise the public that an EIS will be prepared for a proposed transportation project to construct a new location four lane roadway in and near the City of Kyle in Hays County. The roadway would start west of Kyle and run east to Interstate 35 (I-35), and may follow portions of existing Ranch-to-Market (RM) 150, from west of Arroyo Ranch Road, running east to I-35.
Notice of Public Meeting: National Dialogue on Highway Automation
Document Number: 2018-15232
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is holding a National Dialogue on Highway Automation through a series of public meetings across the country to seek input on the integration of automated vehicles on the Nation's roadways. The objectives of the public meetings are: (1) To engage with a diverse group of stakeholders to understand key issues regarding automated vehicles and their implications for the roadway infrastructure; and (2) to gather input on highway automation to help inform FHWA research, policy, and programs. The public meetings will have presentations and breakout sessions during which participants can provide input to FHWA and DOT representatives. The National Dialogue meetings began on June 26 and will continue through the end of 2018.
Proposed Guidance on Safe Harbor Rate Streamlining for Engineering and Design Services Consultant Contracts
Document Number: 2018-15231
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is soliciting comments regarding proposed guidance on implementation of a Safe Harbor indirect cost rate for certain engineering design service firms that find establishing such rates to be costly and a barrier to participating in engineering and design service contracts reimbursed with Federal-aid Highway Program (FAHP) Funds. The FHWA seeks comment on its proposed implementation of a Safe Harbor indirect cost rate and its intention to notify all contracting agencies receiving FAHP funds that an agency-developed Safe Harbor indirect cost rate for eligible consulting firms may be used as a component of a risk-based oversight process to provide reasonable assurance to FHWA that consultant costs on FAHP-funded contracts are allowable in accordance with the Federal regulations.
Proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Certain Federal Environmental Responsibilities to the State of Nebraska, Including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Authority for Certain Categorical Exclusions (CEs)
Document Number: 2018-15099
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA and the State of Nebraska, 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 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.
Environmental Impact Statement: Lake, Cook and McHenry Counties, Illinois
Document Number: 2018-15097
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement will be prepared for a proposed transportation improvement project in Lake, Cook and McHenry Counties in Illinois.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina
Document Number: 2018-14805
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. This final agency action relates to a proposed highway project, improvements to I-440 (Raleigh Beltline), from Walnut Street in Cary to Wade Avenue in Raleigh, Wake County, State of North Carolina. The FHWA's Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) provides details on the Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements.
Rescission of a Notice of Intent (NOI) To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Document Number: 2018-14157
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-02
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that we are rescinding the 2002 NOI to prepare an EIS for the proposed construction of a new segment of Interstate 66 (I-66) between the Somerset Northern Bypass and London, Kentucky.