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Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Hunts Point Interstate Access Improvement Project, Bronx County, New York
Document Number: 2019-07850
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Hunts Point Interstate Access Improvement Project located in Bronx County, New York.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Projects in Texas
Document Number: 2019-07178
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
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 an assignment agreement executed by FHWA and TxDOT. The actions relate to various proposed highway projects in the State of Texas. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a new Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2019-07662
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-17
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 February 7, 2019. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Utah Department of Transportation Audit Report
Document Number: 2019-07561
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
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 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 Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT).
Environmental Impact Statement: Strafford County, New Hampshire
Document Number: 2019-07400
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that we are rescinding the Notice of Intent (NOI) for a highway project that was proposed to improve access to and from the Spaulding Turnpike (NH Route 16) to the tri-city areas of Dover, Somersworth and Rochester (Exit 10) in New Hampshire. The NOI was published in the Federal Register on June 5, 1995, with the intent to publish a Draft Environmental Impact Statement. This rescission is based on a lack of available funding and project support within the New Hampshire State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) for the project, as originally proposed.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed U.S. Highway 85 Project in North Dakota
Document Number: 2019-07189
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, US Highway 85 from the Interstate 94 (I-94) interchange to the Watford City Bypass (McKenzie County Road 30), in the counties of Stark, Billings and McKenzie, State of North Dakota. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Washington State
Document Number: 2019-07185
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA that are final. The action relates to the approval of the re-evaluation for the State Route (SR) 167 Completion Project in Pierce County, State of Washington.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Frank J. Wood Bridge Project in Maine
Document Number: 2019-07184
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces an action taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Frank J. Wood Bridge Project located in Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties, Maine. This action grants approval for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah
Document Number: 2019-06358
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-02
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 Purgatory Road, a proposed highway project between State Route (SR) 9 and Southern Parkway (SR 7), in the County of Washington, State of Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits and/or approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina
Document Number: 2019-06006
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and the other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to a proposed new crossing of Currituck Sound along the North Carolina Coast in Currituck and Dare Counties, North Carolina. This project, known as the Mid- Currituck Bridge Project, is also known as State Transportation Improvement Program Project R-2576. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of Two Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-05857
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
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 to renew two information collections, which are 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: Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-05381
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-25
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
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 information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on December 12, 2018. 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: 2019-05563
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
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 47 (Post Miles 0.3 to PM 0.8) in the City of Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed I-15 Corridor Project in California
Document Number: 2019-05557
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, and USACE that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Interstate 15 in the cities of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Fontana, in San Bernardino County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina
Document Number: 2019-05420
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and the other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to a proposed widening of Interstate 26 from U. S. 25 near Hendersonville to the I- 40/240 Interchange in Asheville, also known as State Transportation Improvement Program Project I-4400/I-4700, in Henderson and Buncombe Counties, North Carolina. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Ohio Department of Transportation Audit Report
Document Number: 2019-04231
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-08
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 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 third audit report for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah
Document Number: 2019-04229
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-08
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 Interstate 15 (I-15) at and in the vicinity of the Payson Main Street Interchange (exit 250) in the County of Utah, State of Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits and/or approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2019-04130
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by FHWA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that are final. This notice announces to the public that FHWA, as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) lead agency, has prepared and approved (December 17, 2018) a Final Environmental Assessment (EA) with a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The actions relate to a proposed highway project in Santa Cruz County, California. The actions taken by FHWA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of Two Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-04071
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
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 to renew two information collections, which are summarized below under Supplementary Information. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Impact Statement: Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
Document Number: 2019-03957
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-05
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
FHWA on behalf of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) published a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register on March 9, 2018. FHWA on behalf of UDOT is issuing this notice to advise the public that UDOT intends to revise the scope of the analysis of the Little Cottonwood Canyon project based on new information collected from the public and agencies during the scoping process and development of the project need.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2019-03250
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-26
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 91 (Post Miles 16.9-19.8) and on Interstate 605 (Post Miles 5.0-5.8) in the Cities of Cerritos and Artesia, in the County of Los Angeles, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Certain Federal Environmental Responsibilities to the State of California, Including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Authority for Certain Categorical Exclusions (CEs)
Document Number: 2019-01810
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA and the State of California acting by and through its Department of Transportation (Caltrans), propose renew the MOU authorizing the State's participation 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 are categorically excluded from preparation of an Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act.
Application From the State of Arizona to the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program and Proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Environmental Responsibilities to the State
Document Number: 2019-01808
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces that FHWA has received and reviewed an application from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) requesting participation in the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program (Program). This Program allows for FHWA to assign, and States to assume, responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and all or part of FHWA's responsibilities for environmental review, consultation, or other actions required under any Federal environmental law with respect to one or more Federal highway projects within the State. The FHWA has determined the application to be complete and developed a draft MOU with ADOT outlining how the State would implement the program with FHWA oversight. The FHWA invites the public to comment on ADOT's request, including its application and the proposed MOU, which includes the proposed assignments and assumptions of environmental review, consultation, and other activities.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in New Mexico
Document Number: 2019-01631
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
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, Sunport Boulevard Extension and Woodward Road from Interstate 25 extending west to NM 303 (2nd Street SW), in the County of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Nevada
Document Number: 2019-01630
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Pyramid Highway/US 395 Connection Project located in Washoe County, Nevada. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approval of the project.
Transfer and Sanction Programs
Document Number: 2019-01647
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
This final rule responds to comments received on the interim final rule published September 30, 2016, and makes minor clarifications to the Federal implementing regulations for the Section 154 (Open Container) and Section 164 (Repeat Intoxicated Driver) programs.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah
Document Number: 2019-01169
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces certain actions taken by UDOT that are final Federal agency actions within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). These actions relate to a proposed highway project on Interstate 15 (I- 15) Northbound, from Bangerter Highway to Interstate 215 (I-215), in the County of Salt Lake, State of Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits and/or approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Project in Rhode Island
Document Number: 2019-01062
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final pursuant to the statute. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Toll Locations 3,4 & 6 through 13 in the Cities/Towns of Warwick, Providence, Pawtucket, Cranston, Johnston, Cumberland, East Providence, Lincoln and North Smithfield in the State of Rhode Island, FHWA Project Number T0LL002, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Contract Number 2017-OT-002.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-01473
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew an information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on August 10, 2018. 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 a New Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2019-01472
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; TxDOT Audit #5 Report
Document Number: 2019-01250
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-06
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 carrying out the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. Prior to the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the Program required semiannual audits during each of the first 2 years of State participation to ensure compliance by each State participating in the Program. This notice announces and solicits comments on the fifth and last audit report for the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) participation in accordance to these pre-FAST Act requirements.
FAST Act Section 5516 “Additional State Authority” Implementation
Document Number: 2019-01170
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA requests comments on implementation of Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act Section 5516 ``Additional State Authority,'' which provides the State of South Dakota the opportunity to update and revise its routes for Longer Combination Vehicles (LCVs), and commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) with 2 or more cargo-carrying units.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Alaska Department of Transportation Audit Report
Document Number: 2019-01061
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-05
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 makes available the final report of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) first audit under the program.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-27889
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
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 605 (I-605)/Katella Avenue Interchange] in the City of Los Alamitos, County of Orange, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on State Route 303 Loop, State Route 30 to Interstate 10 (Papago Freeway) in Goodyear, AZ
Document Number: 2018-27697
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the State Route (SR) 303 Loop (L), SR 30 to Interstate 10 (I-10) project in Goodyear, AZ. The actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Reinstatement of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-26874
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
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 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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-26759
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
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 the Mount Vernon Avenue Bridge Project, which would replace the existing Mount Vernon Avenue Bridge (Bridge Number 54C-066) over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) rail yard in the City of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-26758
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
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 U.S. Highway 101 Managed Lanes Project from post miles 50.6 in Santa Clara County to 21.8 in San Mateo County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions of Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-25878
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-27
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.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2018-25877
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-27
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, widening of State Route 70 in the County of Butte, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration
Document Number: 2018-25876
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the third meeting of the Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC) to the FHWA. The purpose of this meeting is to advise the Secretary of Transportation, through the Administrator of the FHWA, on infrastructure issues of concern to motorcyclists, including barrier design, road design, construction, and maintenance practices, and the architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation system technologies, pursuant to Section 1426 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
Construction and Maintenance-Promoting Innovation in Use of Patented and Proprietary Products
Document Number: 2018-24687
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-11-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This rulemaking would provide greater flexibility to States to use proprietary or patented materials in Federal-aid projects. The FHWA is seeking comment on two alternate co-proposals to help advance this objective: First, FHWA proposes to amend and replace the requirements relating to patented and proprietary product approvals with a more flexible general requirement that enhances fairness, open competition, and transparency in the product selection process. Alternatively, the agency proposes rescinding the requirements, thereby encouraging further innovation in the development of new highway transportation technology and methods, as well as potentially reducing costs.
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.