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Federal Lands Highway Program. Scott Johnson Office of Federal Lands Highway Federal Highway Administration. Overview. Program Description SAFETEA-LU Provisions Summary of New Act Federal Lands Highway Program (FLHP)

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Federal lands highway program
Federal Lands Highway Program

Scott Johnson

Office of Federal Lands Highway

Federal Highway Administration


Overview
Overview

  • Program Description

  • SAFETEA-LU Provisions

    • Summary of New Act

    • Federal Lands Highway Program (FLHP)

    • Other Programs and Provisions of Interest to Federal Land Management Agencies (FLMAs)

    • FLMA-related Discretionary Projects

  • Next Steps


Fhwa programs
FHWA Programs

  • Federal-aid Highway Program

  • Federal Lands Highway (FLH) Program



Federal Lands Highway Division Offices


Flh core business
FLH Core Business

  • Program Administration

  • Liaison with Federal land management agencies

  • Transportation Planning

  • Design and Construction Engineering Services

  • Training and development of FHWA employees

  • Deployment of new Technologies


How flh programs typically work
How FLH ProgramsTypically Work

  • FLMA and FLH jointly administer

  • 100% Federal funding

  • FLMA Public Road System

  • Projects must be coordinated through a comprehensive planning process

    (23 USC 134/135)

  • FLMA and FLH coordinate projects for inclusion on State STIP and MPO TIP


Flh core programs
FLH Core Programs

  • Public Lands Highway (PLH)

    • Forest Highways

    • PLH Discretionary

  • Indian Reservation Roads

    • IRR Bridge Program

  • Park Roads and Parkways

  • Refuge Roads


Forest highway program
Forest Highway Program

  • Allocated by Formula

  • FHWA Administered

  • Project Selection by Tri-Party agreement (USFS, FHWA, State DOT)

  • Useable as Non-Federal match on some other SAFETEA-LU programs (Section 104)

  • Funds available for 1+3 years


Forest highways public lands highways discretionary
Forest Highways & Public Lands Highways-Discretionary

  • Eligible Program Activities

    • Planning, research, engineering and construction

    • Transit facilities within public lands

    • Transportation planning for recreational travel benefiting recreational development

    • Adjacent parking

    • Interpretive signing


Forest highways public lands highways discretionary1
Forest Highways & Public Lands Highways-Discretionary

  • More Eligible Program Activities

    • Accessibility improvements

    • Acquisition of scenic easements

    • Pedestrian and bicycle provisions

    • Roadside rest areas and sanitary facilities

    • ROW acquisition on a project by project basis

    • Associated administrative costs


Flh related provisions in safetea lu
FLH-Related Provisions in SAFETEA-LU

  • President Bush signs SAFETEA-LU into law August 10, 2005

  • Largest surface transportation investment in our Nation’s history

    • $244.1B over 5 years

  • Federal Lands Highway Program – Avg. 26% increase


Public lands highway plh program
Public Lands Highway (PLH) Program

Composition

  • Forest Highway Program (66%)

  • Public Lands Highway Discretionary (34%)

    • Typically 100% Earmarks

      TEA-21: Total $1.230B

  • Forest Highway: $812M

  • PLH-Discretionary: $418M

    SAFETEA-LU: Total $1.410B

  • Forest Highway: $931M

  • PLH-Discretionary: $479M


Annual authorization for plh program

Forest Highway (66%)

FY 05 $171.6M

FY 06 $184.8M

FY 07 $184.8M

FY 08 $191.4M

FY 09 $198M

Total:$930.9M

Public Lands Highway Discretionary (34%)

FY 05 $88.4M

FY 06 $95.2M

FY 07 $95.2M

FY 08 $98.6M

FY 09 $102M

Total: $479.4M

Annual Authorization for PLH Program

Total: $1.410B


Plh new policies and provisions
PLH – New Policies and Provisions

  • New limitations of PLH funds {Section 1119 (m)}

    • Maintenance of Forest Highways (Not to exceed $20M/yr.)

    • Signage for Public Hunting/Fishing Access (Not to exceed $1M/yr.)

    • Aquatic Organism Passages (Not to exceed $10M/yr.)

    • Expanded Sec. 202, Allocations, to include “grasslands”


Plh planning set aside title 23 section 204 i 2
PLH: Planning Set-aside {Title 23, Section 204 (i) (2)}

  • Approximately $6M per year

  • Recipients

    • Bureau of Land Management

    • Forest Service(Planning for National Forest System Roads for passenger cars only)

    • Bureau of Reclamation

    • Department of the Army

    • Department of the Navy

    • Surface Distribution and Deployment Command

    • Tennessee Valley Authority



Flhp related programs and provisions
FLHP-related Programs and Provisions

  • Wildlife Vehicle Collision Study

  • Federal Share Payable or “Match”


New study
New Study

  • Wildlife Vehicle Collision Reduction Study {Section 1119 (n)}

    • Examining methods for reducing collisions between motorists and wildlife

    • Report to Congress: Due August 2007

    • Develop training and best practices thereafter

  • FHWA’s Office of Safety R&D

    • Office of Primary Responsibility


Federal match
Federal Match

  • FLHP Projects = 100% federally funded/no match requirement

  • SAFETEA-LU{Section 1119 (a)}

    • Provides greater flexibility to use FLHP funds for non-FLHP projects

    • FLHP dollars can now be used toward “any project” funded under “Title 23 or chapter 53 of Title 49”

      • Title 49 – Transportation

      • Chapter 53 – Mass Transportation


For more information
For More Information

  • Webcast Resource Module

  • Scott Johnson

  • FLH’s Website

    • http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/flh/index.htm


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