Federal Highway Administration 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, Titled: Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: E9-30568
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
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 published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on February 26, 2009. 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 Texas
Document Number: E9-30648
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to various proposed highway projects in the State of Texas. Those actions grant licenses, permits and approvals for the projects.
Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Northwest I-75/I-575 Corridor, Cobb and Cherokee Counties, GA (Atlanta Metropolitan Area)
Document Number: E9-30561
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the interested parties (public, agencies and tribal governments) that a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (SDEIS) will be prepared for proposed highway improvements on Interstate 75 and Interstate 575 (I- 75/I-575) in Cobb and Cherokee Counties, Georgia. The length of the proposed project is 30.70 miles.
National Bridge Inspection Standards
Document Number: E9-30469
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-24
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Manual for Condition Evaluation of Bridges, 1994, second edition (also referred to as ``the Manual''), together with the 2001 and 2003 Interim Revisions, is incorporated by reference in FHWA regulations, approved by the Federal Highway Administration, and recognized as a national standard for bridge inspections and load rating. The purpose of this final rule is to update the incorporation by reference language to incorporate the most recent version of the AASHTO Manual, now known as The Manual for Bridge Evaluation, First Edition, 2008.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program; Caltrans Audit Report
Document Number: E9-30470
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Section 6005 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) established the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program, codified at 23 U.S.C. 327. To ensure compliance by each State participating in the Pilot Program, 23 U.S.C. 327(g) mandates semiannual audits during each of the first 2 years of State participation. This notice announces and solicits comments on the fourth audit report for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
Environmental Impact Statement, San Diego County, CA
Document Number: E9-30353
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed San Ysidro port of Entry located in the city of San Diego in San Diego County (Federal Register Vol. 68, No 127; FR Doc 03- 16784), California will be rescinded.
Notice To Rescind Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement: Polk County, IA
Document Number: E9-30223
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, Iowa DOT and Polk County are issuing this notice to advise the public that the NOI to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for improvements for a proposed roadway project in Polk County, Iowa.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on NC 119 Relocation-Mebane, Alamance County, NC
Document Number: E9-30118
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-18
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 23 U.S.C. 139(1)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the NC 119 Relocation from I-85/40 to south of SR 1918 (Mrs. White Lane)Mebane, Alamance County, North Carolina. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-30031
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-17
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 changes to a currently approved 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: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection Titled: Developing and Recording Costs for Railroad Adjustments
Document Number: E9-29887
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-16
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, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection Titled: Federal Lands Highway Program
Document Number: E9-29886
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-16
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.
National Standards for Traffic Control Devices; the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways; Revision
Document Number: E9-28322
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (MUTCD) (also referred to as ``the Manual'') is incorporated by reference within our regulations, approved by the Federal Highway Administration, and recognized as the national standard for traffic control devices used on all public roads. The purpose of this final rule is to revise standards, guidance, options, and supporting information relating to the traffic control devices in all parts of the MUTCD to expedite traffic, promote uniformity, improve safety, and incorporate technology advances in traffic control device application. The MUTCD, with these changes incorporated, is being designated as the 2009 Edition of the MUTCD.
Federal Highway Administration
Document Number: E9-29771
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
The FHWA, in coordination with the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), is issuing a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for improvements to the K Street Corridor in northwest Washington, DC to efficiently accommodate multi-modal travel, including an exclusive transitway within a portion of the existing street right- of-way.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: E9-29636
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, and applicable Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 152, Los Banos Bypass Project postmiles 16.0 to 24.8 in Merced County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in the State of Utah-Geneva Road EIS and SR-262, Montezuma Creek to Aneth
Document Number: E9-29579
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to various proposed highway projects in the State of Utah. Those actions grant approvals for the projects.
Environmental Impact Statement: Wayne and Oakland Counties, MI
Document Number: E9-29189
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Section 4(f) Evaluation for the DIFT. This action is pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq, as amended and the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508). The FEIS identifies the Preferred Alternative to enhance the intermodal freight terminal at the Livernois-Junction Yard in Detroit, Michigan; describes the environmental impacts of the proposed project and proposed
Tier 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Placer Parkway Corridor Preservation Project
Document Number: E9-29187
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is issuing this notice to advise the public of the availability of a Tier 1 FEIS and Section 4(f) Evaluation for the Placer Parkway Corridor Preservation Project, a proposed transportation corridor in western Placer and eastern Sutter Counties, California. This action is pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., as amended and the Council of Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500-1508). The Tier 1 FEIS discusses the recommended alternative for the Placer Parkway Project between State Route (SR) 70/99, in southeastern Sutter County, and SR 65, in southwestern Placer County, California; describes the potential environmental and socioeconomic effects of the project
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: E9-29348
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-09
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 within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the State Route 160 Antioch Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project, with end points in the city of Antioch in Contra Costa County, and on Sherman Island in Sacramento County, 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: E9-29347
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-09
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 within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 39(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the Interstate 80 Eastbound Truck Scales Relocation Project, in Cordelia in Solano County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement, San Diego County, CA
Document Number: E9-29185
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Interstate I-805 Managed Lanes South Project located in the cities of San Diego and Chula Vista in San Diego County (Federal Register Vol. 72, No 176; FR Doc E7-17912), California will be withdrawn, and an Environmental Assessment (EA) in lieu of an EIS is being prepared for this proposed highway project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: Z9-28411
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: E9-28952
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information regarding the FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the purchase of foreign roof tiles made of 40/45 KSI 2, 24 gauge (0.0276) galvanized steel with Kynar PPG 5LR82411 on a Federal-aid/American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project no. X-STP-5900 (180) in Portland, Oregon.
Environmental Impact Statement: Wake and Johnston Counties, NC
Document Number: E9-28626
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-30
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 project in Wake and Johnston Counties, North Carolina.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement; USH 18 & 151, CTH PD to USH 12 & 14, Madison Urban Area; Dane County, WI
Document Number: E9-28452
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-30
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) is being prepared for transportation improvements to the USH 18 & 151 (Verona Rd) corridor from CTH PD to USH 12 & 14 in the Madison Urban Area, Dane County, Wisconsin, WisDOT Project 1206-07-03. The SDEIS is being prepared in conformance with 40 CFR 1500 and FHWA regulations.
Certification of Enforcement of the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax
Document Number: E9-27939
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-30
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice sets forth updated FHWA procedures for enforcement of the State registration of vehicles subject to the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT). The intent of these actions is to bring FHWA's HVUT regulations up-to-date to be consistent with many changes that have impacted the regulation over the last two decades.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
Document Number: E9-28411
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-27
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 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-28410
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-27
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 for changes to a currently approved 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: E9-28044
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). These actions relate to a proposed highway project known as the Marin Sonoma Narrows High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Widening project on US 101 from south of the Route 37 Interchange in the City of Novato, Marin County, to north of the Corona Road Overcrossing in the City of Petaluma, Sonoma County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement: Maui County, HI; Notice of Intent
Document Number: E9-27200
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is issuing this notice of intent in order to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared to evaluate alternatives that would reduce congestion and improve safety and reliability of Hana Highway between the intersection of Hana Highway with Haleakala Highway and Maliko Gulch on the north side of the Island of Maui in the Paia- Haiku region. This section is the primary travel way for the movement of people and goods between east Maui and the Wailuku/Kahului area where connections are made to other parts of the island.
Environmental Assessment: Cameron County, TX
Document Number: E9-27152
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an opportunity for public hearing will be afforded. If a request is made by interested citizens to have a Public Hearing to discuss the socio- economic and environmental effects of the second international bridge project at the Veterans International Bridge at Los Tomates in Brownsville, Texas. One will be scheduled and adequate notices will be publicized.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California; Notice of Statute of Limitations on Claims
Document Number: E9-27040
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, and other Federal Agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Los Angeles Avenue Widening from Moorpark Avenue to Spring Road in the City of Moorpark, 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; Notice of Statute of Limitations on Claims
Document Number: E9-27039
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, and other Federal Agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Interstate 5 (I-5) High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)/Truck Lanes from the I-5/State Route 14 (SR-14) interchange south of the City of Santa Clarita, and ending at Parker Road in the community of Castaic, in the County of Los Angeles, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-26669
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-05
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 the renewal of a currently approved 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.
Express Lanes Demonstration Program-Performance Goals for the Texas Department of Transportation Express Lanes IH-30 and IH-35E Express Lanes Projects
Document Number: E9-26406
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Section 1604(b)(7) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59; Aug. 10, 2005), authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to develop and publish performance goals for each express lane project accepted under the Express Lanes Demonstration Program. This notice lists the Performance Goals, Monitoring and Reporting Program requirements for the IH-30 (the Tom Landry Freeway) Express Lanes project and IH-35E Express Lanes project in Dallas in the State of Texas.
Express Lanes Demonstration Program-Performance Goals for the Florida Department of Transportation I-595 Express Lanes Project
Document Number: E9-26404
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Section 1604(b)(7) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59; Aug. 10, 2005), authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to develop and publish performance goals for each express lane project accepted under the Express Lanes Demonstration Program. This notice lists the Performance Goals, Monitoring and Reporting Program requirements for the I-595 Express Lanes project in Fort Lauderdale, in Broward County, in the State of Florida.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-26371
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
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 the renewal of a currently approved 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: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-26370
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
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 the renewal of a currently approved 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.
Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement: East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, and Livingston Parishes, LA
Document Number: E9-26020
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the February 13, 2008 Notice of Intent for the subject Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement is amended to add the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) as a Joint Lead Agency.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on an Operational Improvement Project in Santa Cruz County, CA
Document Number: E9-25778
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. Section 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the Highway 1 Soquel to Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes Project in the City of Santa Cruz, and Santa Cruz County, California. The project would include the following: Adding auxiliary lanes to Highway 1 between the interchanges of Soquel Avenue and Morrissey Boulevard for a distance of less than one mile; replacing the La Fonda overcrossing while providing wider sidewalks and new bike lanes; providing sidewalk improvements at Rooney Street and Morrissey Boulevard west of Pacheco Avenue; and installing a raised crosswalk at the south end of the La Fonda Bridge near the entrance to Harbor High School.
Environmental Impact Statement: Hancock and Pearl River Counties, MS
Document Number: E9-25654
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-26
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 highway project in Hancock and Pearl River Counties, Mississippi. The project study area will extend a distance of approximately 30 miles from Interstate 10 south of Kiln, MS to Interstate 59 in the vicinity of Picayune, Mississippi.
Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration
Document Number: E9-25521
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This document announces the seventh meeting of the Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration (MAC-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: (1) Barrier design; (2) road design, construction, and maintenance practices; and (3) the architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation system technologies, pursuant to section 1914 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions Oregon City Arch Bridge Rehabilitation Project; Clackamas County, OR
Document Number: E9-25419
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-22
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed bridge rehabilitation project, Oregon City Arch Bridge Rehabilitation Project, in Clackamas County, Oregon. This action grants approval for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Correction to a Previously Approved Information Collection Titled: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) State Reports for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (RECOVERY ACT)
Document Number: E9-24916
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is advising the public about a correction to a previously approved request for information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. The correction concerns executive compensation reporting requirements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-5, February 17, 2009) (Recovery Act). We published a Federal Register Notice with a 30-day public comment period on this information collection on July 30, 2009. This correction does not increase the information collection burden. No revision to the approved information collection request is needed.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Ohio
Document Number: E9-24321
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the Cleveland Innerbelt Project, within the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: E9-24851
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information regarding the FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the purchase of foreign butterfly valves for a Federal-aid/American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) project for the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Interoperability Requirements, Standards, or Performance Specifications for Automated Toll Collection Systems
Document Number: E9-24296
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is adding a new part to the Code of Federal Regulations, to add regulations specifying the interoperability requirements for automated toll collection systems for the facilities that are tolled under any of the tolling programs contained in section 1604 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). Specifically, this rulemaking requires facilities operating with authority under section 1604 of SAFETEA-LU to use electronic toll collection (ETC) systems and to maximize their system's interoperability with other toll facilities. Although a nationwide interoperability standard has not yet been established, this rule seeks to accelerate progress toward achieving nationwide interoperability by requiring these facilities to upgrade their ETC systems to the national standards whenever adopted.
Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement: Lafayette Parish, LA
Document Number: E9-24218
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the December 16, 2005 Notice of Intent for the subject Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement is amended to: (1) change the name of the proposed project from the Lafayette Metropolitan Expressway to the Lafayette Regional Xpressway (LRX) and (2) add the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) as a Joint Lead Agency.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on United States Highway 281 in Texas
Document Number: E9-24154
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, United States Highway 281 (US 281), beginning at Redland Road and heading north to north of Marshall Road in Bexar County in the State of Texas. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: E9-23662
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information regarding the FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the purchase of foreign Mobile Harbor Cranes in the Federal-aid/American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 project for the Toledo Port Authority General Cargo Facility.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; Renewed Approval of Information Collection; State Right-of-Way Operations Manuals, OMB Control Number: 2125-0586
Document Number: E9-23881
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-05
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comment regarding our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a renewed information collection. The information we collect is provided by each State Department of Transportation (State) in its right-of-way operations manuals. The right-of-way manuals contain detailed descriptions of procedures the State will follow to show compliance with Federal regulations found in 23 CFR Part 710 and 49 CFR Part 24. 23 CFR 710.201(c) sets out the requirement for the right-of-way operations manual. Specifically, each manual shall describe functions and procedures for all phases of the real estate program, including appraisal and appraisal review, negotiation and eminent domain, property management, and relocation assistance. The State shall update the manual periodically to reflect changes in operations and submit the updated manual for approval by the FHWA. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 required the FHWA to publish notice for this information collection in the Federal Register.