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  • Value Engineering Final Rule (.pdf) (09/05/2014) was published on September 5, 2014. (Docket No. FHWA-2013-0039).

    This Final Rule modifies Federal regulation, Title 23 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) part 627, to reflect the revisions made in Federal law (Section 1503(a)(3) of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, MAP-21). The changes to the regulation are:

    • Increases the project thresholds for required VE analyses to;
      • Projects on the National Highway System (NHS) receiving Federal assistance with an estimated total cost of $50,000,000 or more; and
      • Bridge projects on the NHS receiving Federal assistance with an estimated total cost of $40,000,000 or more;
    • Removes the VE analysis requirement for projects delivered using the design/build method of construction; and
    • Provides VE analysis guidance for projects delivered using the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) method of project delivery.

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Updated: 06/28/2016
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