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Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-24543
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-09
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 on State Route 133 from just south of El Toro Road to State Route 73 between Post Miles 3.1 and R4.1 in the City of Laguna Beach, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Hampton Roads Crossing Study in the Cities of Hampton and Norfolk, Virginia
Document Number: 2018-23820
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-02
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The actions relate to the proposed widening of Interstate 64 to a consistent six-lane facility between Interstates 664 and 564 and the addition of a new bridge-tunnel parallel to the existing Interstate 64 Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Design Standards for Highways
Document Number: 2018-23821
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-11-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This final rule updates the regulations governing design standards and standard specifications that apply to new construction, reconstruction, resurfacing (except for maintenance resurfacing), restoration, and rehabilitation projects on the National Highway System (NHS). In issuing this final rule, FHWA incorporates by reference the latest versions of design standards and standard specifications previously adopted and incorporated by reference, and removes the corresponding outdated or superseded versions of these standards and specifications. Use of the updated standards is required for all NHS projects authorized to proceed with design activities on or after the effective date of the final rule.
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.
New Special Experimental Project (SEP-16) To Evaluate Proposals for Delegation of Certain Program-Wide FHWA Responsibilities to States
Document Number: 2018-20347
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is establishing a new Special Experimental Project (SEP-16) to test and evaluate the delegation of program-level responsibilities of the Federal-aid highway program (FAHP) to States, including the appropriate steps States should take to request to exercise delegated authority. The FHWA anticipates there is interest in State assumption of program-level actions for approval of design standards, noise policies, preventative maintenance programs, and real property acquisitions and disposals. The term ``program-level actions'' in this context means decisions that apply generally to projects in a State and broadly affect the implementation of the Federal-aid highway program in the State, but excludes Federal decisions relating to eligibility, obligation, reimbursement, authorization, and compliance.
Environmental Impact Statement: Douglas County, Kansas
Document Number: 2018-19224
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this Notice of Intent (NOI) to advise the public that a supplement to the final environmental impact statement will be prepared to address impacts of proposed improvements to a section of K-10 Highway South Lawrence Trafficway, located within the south and west limits of the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Alaska Department of Transportation Audit Report
Document Number: 2018-19184
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-05
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 announces and solicits comments on the first audit report for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF).
Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Department of Transportation's Competitive Highway Bridge Program for Fiscal Year 2018
Document Number: 2018-19182
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-05
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a funding opportunity and requests grant applications for FHWA's Competitive Highway Bridge Program. Division L of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, appropriated $225 million to be awarded by DOT for a competitive highway bridge program. Eligible applicants are States that have a population density of less than 100 individuals per square mile. The funds must be used for highway bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects on public roads that demonstrate cost savings by bundling multiple highway bridge projects. The FHWA will distribute these funds as described in this notice on a competitive basis in a manner consistent with the selection criteria.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Wainiha Bridges Along State Route 560 in the State of Hawaii
Document Number: 2018-18919
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-31
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 title 23 of the United States Code. The actions relate to the replacement of the temporary Wainiha Bridges along K[umacr]hi[omacr] Highway (State Route 560) at approximate Mileposts 6.4 and 6.7, which is located in the Halele`a District on the island of Kaua`i, State of Hawai`i. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement; Multiple Counties, Alabama
Document Number: 2018-18670
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 2005 Notice of Intent (NOI) published in the Federal Register for Federal-aid project NCPD-PE02(910), the I-85 Extension, in multiple counties in Alabama is being rescinded. A final environmental impact statement (EIS) will not be prepared for this project.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement; Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama
Document Number: 2018-18669
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 2004 Notice of Intent (NOI) published in the Federal Register for Federal-aid project HPP-1602(539), the I-759 Extension, in Etowah County, Alabama is being rescinded. An environmental impact statement (EIS) will not be prepared for this project.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement; Multiple Counties, Alabama
Document Number: 2018-18668
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 2006 Record of Decision (ROD) and the Final Environmental Impact Statements (FEISs) for Federal-aid projects DPS-A002(002) and DPS- A002(003), the Memphis to Atlanta transportation corridor, in multiple counties in Alabama is rescinded.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement; Multiple Counties, Alabama
Document Number: 2018-18666
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 2002 Notice of Intent (NOI) published in the Federal Register for Federal-aid project HPP-1602(507), the Dothan to I-10 corridor, in multiple counties in Alabama is being rescinded. A final environmental impact statement (EIS) will not be prepared for this project.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement; Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama
Document Number: 2018-18665
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 1996 Record of Decision (ROD) and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for projects M-8508(1) and ST-697-7, the Huntsville Southern Bypass and Weatherly Road Extension, in Madison County, Alabama is rescinded.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Florida DOT Audit #1 Report
Document Number: 2018-18476
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for review, consultation, and compliance 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 is the first audit of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) performance of its responsibilities under the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program (National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) assignment program). This notice finalizes the findings of the first audit report for the FDOT's participation in accordance to FAST Act requirements.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Washington
Document Number: 2018-18083
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The action relates to the approval of the Re-Evaluation for the State Route (SR) 509 Completion Project in King County, State of Washington.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Project in Colorado
Document Number: 2018-17971
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, I-25 South Gap: Monument to Castle Rock in El Paso and Douglas Counties, Colorado, FHWA Project Number NHPP 0252-450, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Number 21102.
Environmental Impact Statement, Washington County, Utah
Document Number: 2018-17895
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared to evaluate proposed courses of action to satisfy transportation and safety goals at Interstate 15 (I-15)/Green Spring Drive Interchange (Exit 10) and the surrounding roadway system in Washington City within Washington County, Utah.
Rescission of Notice of Intent (NOI) To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Document Number: 2018-17757
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that we are rescinding the September 26, 2013, NOI to prepare an EIS for a proposed project, the I-90 Tolling Project, to manage congestion and traffic flow on I-90 between I-5 and I-405, and contribute revenue to the sustainable, long-term funding for timely completion of the SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program and maintenance and future transportation improvements on I-90.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-17509
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
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 within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to an Off the Highway System Project, CV Link, a multi-modal project for use by bicycles, pedestrians and low speed electric vehicles, from the City of Palm Springs to the City of Coachella in Riverside County, State of California. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement: Lake, Cook and McHenry Counties, Illinois
Document Number: 2018-17504
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is allowing additional time for the public to submit scoping comments on an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed transportation improvement project in Lake, Cook and McHenry Counties in Illinois. The project is referred to as the Tri-County Access Project. The end of the scoping comment period is extended from August 24, 2018 to October 1, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-17314
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
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 Projects in Texas
Document Number: 2018-17144
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
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 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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-17113
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans and the FRA, that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 34 (SR-34) between postmile 6.27 to postmile 6.77, in the City of Oxnard, in the County of Ventura, 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: 2018-16569
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-02
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 84 (SR 84) Expressway Widening and SR 84/Interchange 680 (I-680) Interchange Improvements Project from post miles 17.9 to 22.9 on SR 84 and from post miles 10.3 to 15.3 on I-680 in the County of Alameda, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
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.