FHWA Issues Notice and Request for Comments on Buy America Policy

AASHTO Journal, 12 July 2013

The Federal Highway Administration published a Notice in the Federal Register on Wednesday requesting comments on the continued need for general waivers from Buy America for manufactured projects; for ferry boat equipment; and for pit iron and processed, pelletized, and reduced iron ores.

FHWA is also seeking comment on the continuing need for the minimal use threshold (currently establish at $2,500 or 1/10 of 1 percent of the total contract value, whichever is greater).

Comments must be received on or before Aug. 9, 2013 and can be registered here. Additional information on Buy America can be found here‚Äč.

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