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Bridge Planning and Permitting graphicFHWA recently completed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and a multimodal Memorandum of Understanding with USCG, the Federal Transit Administration, and the Federal Railroad Administration to coordinate and improve bridge planning and permitting. Section 4(f) Policy Paper graphicFHWA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have produced an instructional recording for transportation users on how to use the Army Corps Regulatory In lieu fee and Bank Information Tracking System (RIBITS) to find mitigation credits for transportation projects.
ESA WebtoolThe ESA Webtool is an online tool to streamline the preparation of Biological Assessments and the consultation process under Section 7 of the Federal Endangered Species Act for projects where the Federal Highway Administration is the lead federal action agency. Environmental GuidebookThe Environmental Guidebook provides up-to-date information on a variety of environmental and transportation planning topics to accelerate the delivery of transportation projects.
Re: NEPARe:NEPA is the FHWA's online "community of practice." Re:NEPA supports and encourages the open exchange of knowledge, information, experience, and ideas about the National Environmental Policy Act, related environmental issues, and transportation decisionmaking. Environmental Competency BuildingThe Environmental Competency Building Program provides a central source of information for transportation and environmental professionals to develop competency in the environmental disciplines required for their work.
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