Environmental Impact Statement; Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, Minnesota
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed freeway corridor improvement project on Interstate 94 (I-94) from the I-35W/Trunk Highway (TH) 55 interchange to the I-94/I-35E interchange in Hennepin and Ramsey Counties in east-central Minnesota.
Environmental Impact Statement: Christian, Shelby, Fayette, Marion, Clinton, Jefferson and Washington Counties, Illinois
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement will not be prepared for the US 51 Project, a proposed transportation improvement project in Christian, Shelby, Fayette, Marion, Clinton, Jefferson and Washington Counties in Illinois.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Alaska Department of Transportation Second Audit Report
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 carrying out the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years of State participation to ensure compliance with program requirements. This notice announces and solicits comments on the second audit report for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Bridge Replacement in Hawaii
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Farrington Highway, Replacement of Makaha Bridges No. 3 and No. 3A project located in Makaha, in the State of Hawai'i. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that 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 Periodic Information Collection
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 (periodic) information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on November 18, 2019. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice To Rescind Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Cape Fear Crossing in Brunswick and New Hanover Counties, NC
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that it is rescinding its Notice of Intent (NOI), published in the Federal Register on May 11, 2006, to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Cape Fear Crossing, a proposed multi-lane highway facility in Brunswick and New Hanover Counties, North Carolina. The project was previously known as the Cape Fear Crossing.
Limited-Scope Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement: City of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Limited-Scope Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for the proposed Southern Connector/Champlain Parkway project in the City of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement: Washington and Benton Counties, Arkansas
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the NOI for the preparation of an EIS to study a proposed intermodal highway project in Washington and Benton Counties, Arkansas is being rescinded. The NOI was published in the Federal Register on February 4, 2000, and a draft EIS was released in October 2012. This rescission is based on important changes in the existing infrastructure that allows for a substantially reduced scope of work.
National Bridge Inspection Standards
The FHWA is extending the comment period for a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and request for comments, which was published on November 12, 2019. The original comment period is set to close on January 13, 2020. The extension is based on FHWA's desire to allow interested parties sufficient time to review and provide comprehensive comments on this NPRM. Therefore, the closing date for comments is changed to March 13, 2020, which will provide those interested in commenting additional time to discuss, evaluate, and submit responses to the docket.