July 14, 2014: Comments Requested on Updated National Hazardous Materials Route Registry

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is requesting comments on the updated National Hazardous Materials Route Registry. The NHMRR is a complete list of both restricted and designated roads and highway routes for the transportation of controlled quantities of Class 7 radioactive and non-radioactive hazardous materials. Provided they meet the standards established by 49 CFR of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, State and Tribal Governments are permitted to designate and limit highway routes that hazardous materials may be transported per section 5112 of the Federal Hazardous Materials Transportation Law.
FMCSA is requesting comments on the new route ordering approach, table structure and content, or other related specific route issues from the following states: Alaska, California, Colorado, Texas and the District of Columbia. All comments must be submitted no later than September 12, 2014.
Read the full notice and obtain instructions on submitting comments here