Legislative

MAP-21 Video from AASHTO

The Federal Highway Association’s MAP-21 initiative was signed into law in 2012. What does this mean for you? This 3 minute, MAP-21 video from AASHTO discusses the Performance Management rule changes now under review. It provides an overview of the new MAP-21 rules, why they are important for State DOTs, and gives viewers a perspective on when the major rule changes will be implemented.

To learn more about MAP-21 and how it affects your agency, View the Video.

Link to the FHWA’s Summary of MAP-21


Waivers of the “Buy America” Requirement

The USDOT has sent a letter to the US House Appropriations Committee conveying the Fourth Annual Report to Congress on Buy America Waivers.


FHWA’s Performance Year (PY) 2014 Strategic Implementation Plan

The FHWA has issued a cover memorandum describing its PY 2014 Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP) for the planning cycle from June 2013 through May 2014.


High Risk Rural Roads (HRRR) Special Rule

The FHWA has issued a memorandum clarifying the special rule requiring states where rural road fatality rates have increased in the most recent 2-year period, to obligate a specific amount of funding toward HRRR safety projects in the next fiscal year.

Download the HRRR Memorandum


National Parks Service Committed to Pavement Preservation

The National Parks Service (NPS) transportation program has adopted the proactive maintenance approach of pavement preservation.

This strategic approach to road maintenance fits well within the NPS’ move to transportation asset management, a process of operating, maintaining, and upgrading physical assets in the most cost-effective way.

Read the NPS’ Fact Sheet


Federal Aid Essentials for Local Public Agencies


Map-21 — “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century”


“Changing Course to Preserve America’s Roads”


TSP2 Eligible for SP&R Funding


FHWA Guidance on Patented / Proprietary Products


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