National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program - FY2006
Attachment 2 - Information Required for Project Applications
The following information is required for project applications. The information requirements are based on the data collected through the program in previous years, with some simplifications. This information is being collected under OMB Control Number 2125-0609. There is no specific form required and applicants have the flexibility to present the information in any form which they deem appropriate.
- State's Priority Ranking;
- NBI Structure Number;
- Bridge Name;
- Description of Location
- Congressional District and Representative;
- Year Built;
- Whether the structure is on or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places and description of the qualities that qualify the bridge for the National Register.
- Structure description (e.g., number of spans, length, width, design type, description of decking, beams/stringers, sides and roof, wood species, wood preservation system in use, builder, traffic carried, etc..)
- General plan and elevation
- Description of previous repair work (description, year, etc.);
- Description of proposed work including wood preservative system, fire protection, vandalism and arson prevention systems to be used;
- Indication of whether the State has a historic bridge inventory/management plan accepted by the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO). A programmatic agreement for historic bridges with the SHPO, FHWA and the Advisory Counsel on Historic Preservation (ACHP) may substitute;
- Description of whether the SHPO has reviewed and certified this project is warranted in accordance with the SHPO's statewide historic preservation plan; how it benefits statewide preservation efforts; how it enhances cultural tourism or enhances the history/economic development of the community; and other benefits upon successful completion of this project;
- Amount of State or local government matching funds or other resources (donated materials or labor may qualify);
- When the project is complete, will the bridge meet the current State or AASHTO standards for the roadway classification that it carries;
- Plan for documentation of the bridge and the work performed;
- Scheduled start and completion date for the project (month and year); and
- Contact information for the State DOT, local agency (if applicable), FHWA Division Office, and State Historic Preservation Officer.