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

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions of Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-23819
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-31
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 (Interstate 405 [I-405]) from Interstate 5 (I-5) to State Route 55 [SR-55]) in the Cities of Irvine and Costa Mesa, in the County of Orange, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environmental Impacts and Related Procedures
Document Number: 2018-23286
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Federal Transit Administration
This final rule amends FHWA and FTA regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 4(f) requirements. In addition, through this final rule, FRA is joining those regulations, making them FRA's NEPA and Section 4(f) implementing regulations. The FHWA, FRA and FTA (hereafter collectively referred to as ``the Agencies'') modified the NEPA and Section 4(f) regulations to reflect various provisions of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The Agencies have also revised the Environmental Impact and Related Procedures regulations to reflect various procedural changes, such as including a new section on combined final environmental impact statement/record of decision documents, and to improve readability and reflect current practice. This final rule also amends the Parks, Recreation Areas, Wildlife and Waterfowl Refuges, and Historic Sites regulations to reflect new exceptions created by the FAST Act.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway In Utah
Document Number: 2018-23428
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces certain actions taken by UDOT that are final Federal agency actions. These actions relate to a proposed highway project on State Route 30 (SR-30), from SR-23 to 1000 West, in the County of Cache, State of Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits and/or approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on a Proposed Highway Project in Wisconsin
Document Number: 2018-23339
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws relate to a proposed highway project, the WIS 23 Corridor Project, in Fond du Lac and Sheboygan Counties, Wisconsin. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Projects in Texas
Document Number: 2018-23103
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by TxDOT and Federal agencies that are final. The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried-out by TxDOT and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT. The actions relate to various proposed highway projects in the State of Texas. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Washington State
Document Number: 2018-22503
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The action relates to the need to remove wireless communications facilities serving AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon from the Montlake 76 Service Station and Montlake Boulevard Market property and replace the service provided at a temporary site for the duration of SR 520, I-5 to Medina construction in the City of Seattle, King County, State of Washington.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Washington State
Document Number: 2018-22471
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The action relates to the need to close and demolish the Montlake Boulevard Market for construction along State Route (SR) 520 in the City of Seattle, King County, State of Washington.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Projects in Texas
Document Number: 2018-21719
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice is hereby given that TxDOT and Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the highway projects in the State of Texas that are listed below. The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried-out by TxDOT pursuant to statute and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT. The actions relate to various proposed highway projects in the State of Texas. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-22138
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-11
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 July 19, 2018. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Funding Opportunity for the Department of Transportation's Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program for Fiscal Year 2018
Document Number: 2018-21826
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-05
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a funding opportunity and requests grant applications for the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program. The Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act established the NSFLTP Program to provide Federal funding to projects of national significance for construction, reconstruction, or rehabilitation of transportation facilities within, adjacent to, or providing access to Federal or Tribal lands. As per the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, the Secretary of Transportation may award up to $300 millionthe amount appropriated by Congress to the NSFLTP Program in the Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2018 through the FHWA's Office of Federal Lands Highway. The FHWA will distribute these funds as described in this notice on a competitive basis in a manner consistent with the selection criteria.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Ohio Department of Transportation Audit Report
Document Number: 2018-21565
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-03
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) established the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program that allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for environmental review, consultation, and compliance under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for Federal highway projects. When a State assumes these Federal responsibilities, the State becomes solely responsible and liable for the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years to ensure the State's compliance with program requirements. This notice makes available the final report of Ohio Department of Transportation's (ODOT) second audit under the program.
Truck Size and Weight
Document Number: 2018-21341
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-02
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule makes a technical correction to the regulations that govern Longer Combination Vehicles (LCV) for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Ohio. The amendments contained herein make no substantive changes to FHWA regulations, policies, or procedures.
Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act; Solicitation for Candidate Projects in the Interstate System Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Pilot Program (ISRRPP)
Document Number: 2018-21340
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-02
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 section 1216(b) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century and amended by section 1411(c) of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Under 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.