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Construction Program Guide

Buy America Waivers Processed

Since 2001

Last update:07/17/2013

State Date Item Cost Justification Recovery Act Projects FR Publication Date
Montana 01/18/2001 stainless steel rebar (experimental)   Not available domestically   01/31/01
Louisiana 02/05/01 Frodingham 4N (PZ-35)   Not available domestically   02/26/01
Massachusetts 05/21/01 stainless steel rebar (experimental)   Not available domestically   05/25/01
California 05/15/01 W14 x 426 & W14 x 500 for seismic retrofit $640,964 Not available domestically   06/13/01
Minnesota 06/15/01 Stainless steel rebar (experimental)   Not available domestically   06/28/01
Missouri 07/25/01 Stainless steel rebar (experimental)   Not available domestically   07/26/01
California 09/08/01 PPWS, Saddle, 75 mm High strength, S-wire   not available domestically, but potential PPWS is avail.   09/18/02
California 6/3/2002 Cast-in-steel shell pile $4,812.6 Outside the U.S Fab. NOT Approved   6/17/02
Washington 10/22/02 Rock fence anchors $5500 Not available domestically   10/22/02
Washington 12/20/02 PZ-40 $1,600,000 Not available domestically   3/15/03
Oregon 02/10/03 Scale & Sensor Frame   Not available domestically   03/13/03
Alaska 02/26/03 Self service espresso machine   Not available domestically   02/26/03
New Hampshire 03/20/03 Holderness - Plymouth   Denied   03/20/03
Alaska 05/21/03 Doors lockset for FVF   Not available domestically   05/22/03
Oregon 05/15/03 Hood Canal Rexroth Cylinder   Not available domestically   05/28/03
Massachusetts 05/21/01 Hot lolled sheet pile $56,956.25 Not available domestically   05/25/01
West Virginia 04/04/01 Light pole $24,000 Not available domestically   04/04/01
Missouri 07/25/01 Clad Rebar (experimental)   Not available domestically   08/01/01
Louisiana 09/26/01 Sheet piling
Frodingham 4N
  Not available domestically   10/11/01
Colorado 11/21/01 Brefen Wire Rope for Safety   Experimental   02/20/02
Alaska 12/10/01 Evacuation Chutes $80,000
$100,000
Not available domestically   02/14/02
Alaska 10/04/03 M/V Lituya Lashing $1,636 Not available domestically  12/04/03
Oregon 02/13/02 Dyax Axle sensor frame $7,590 Sync. Existing   02/15/02
Maryland 04/15/02 14 x 10 x 5/8 tubular truss   Not available domestically   05/14/02
Virginia 05/21/02 PZ-40 $284,000 Not available domestically   05/21/02
New York 07/16/02 Hot rolled $71,000 Not available domestically   07/15/02
Florida 07/22/02 AZ-26 $911,140 Not available domestically   07/23/02
New Hampshire 03/17/03 Steel sheet pile $300,000 Not Concurred in   03/20/03
Alaska 05/21/03 FVF Locksets   Not available domestically   05/22/03
Washington 05/07/03 Hyd. Clder $250,000 Not available domestically   05/28/03
South Carolina 04/20/04 Post tension strand $71,000 Not available domestically   04/26/04
Oregon 09/22/04 Type 1 fiber $70,000 Not available domestically   10/08/04
Oregon 02/27/04 Fall protection system. $68,687.34 Not available domestically   03/18/04
Puerto Rico   Light pole   Not available domestically   10/05/05
Alaska 11/04/04 Pre-stressed pile $1600 Not available domestically   11/15/04
Montana 04/21/04 PZ-40   Not available domestically   05/10/05
New York 01/30/06 Sheet piling $1.03 ml Not available domestically   01/30/06
Louisiana 03/03/06 Iron fittings $103,650 Not concurred in   04/04/06
Florida 03/20/06 ICP pile   Experimental   03/27/06
Oregon 07/18/06 AZ-50 & AZ-36 Sheet Piling   Not available domestically   07/27/06
Maine 09/26/06 Stainless steel roof structure $323,635 Experimental   09/28/06
Ohio 02/28/07 Prefab. tower heads   After-the-fact incorporation Non-participtg. 03/13/07
Washington 02/28/07 6,310 ln. ft of type 316 2-inch stainless pipe $126,200 Not available domestically   03/14/07
Michigan 03/19/07 4-Submersible water pumps $880,000 Not available domestically/ synchronization   03/21/07
New York 09/28/07 AZ 50 A $750,000 Not available domestically   10/18/07
Minnesota 09/30/08 16" pipe piling (10,000 L-ft) $220,800 Denied Approval. Domestic Material available   04/21/08
Alaska 03/03/08 1-1/4" dia. Hollow rock anchor   Not available domestically   03/25/08
Michigan 03/31/08 Stainless steel-clad rebar #5 & #6 $166,715 Experimental use   04/22/08
Washington 5/14/08 Galvanized ground bushing (3/4" - 4") for electrical system $9,264 Not available domestically   06/04/08
Florida 5/28/08 Motor & Machinery brakes $242,459 Not available domestically   07/24/08
Illinois 06/05/08 U-69 guard bars, Manganese casting, turnout braces, weld kits $206,000 Not available domestically   07/24/08
Virginia 6/22/08 Stainless steel-clad rebars   Experimental use   08/26/08
New York
NYCDOT
07/14/08 Center Pivot bearing assembly (spherical roller thrust) $776,000 Not available domestically   10/07/08
Maine 07/24/08 Casing shoe for dual rotary drill rig   Not available domestically   10/07/08
California 07/24/08 Self-drill and Grout dowels, self-drill and grout spiles $3.3 ml Not available domestically   10/07/08
Oregon 07/31/08 1" Hollow core anchors $12,460 Not available domestically   10/07/08
Rhode Island 08/12/08 Stainless steel-clad reinforcement bars   Experimental use   10/07/08
North Carolina 08/21/08 Machinery & motor brakes, 3-phase AC   Not available domestically   10/16/08
Oregon 09/23/08 Custom built motor control centers   Not available domestically   09/23/08
California
City of San Diego
09/30/08 Stainless steel bars, suspender cable assemblies $867,600 Experimental use   11/19/08
Washington 10/23/08 CIPEC WP250 Steel Expansion Joint $40,000 Not available domestically   01/15/09
Oregon 11/06/08 1" hollow core anchor rod $11,000 Not available domestically   01/15/09
New Jersey 12/01/08 Steel API 5L wall tubing $75,000 Not available domestically   01/27/09
New York 12/01/08 Drive machinery and brakes $70,000 Not available domestically   01/27/09
Massachusetts 12/04/08 Forged steel sheave hubs $692,128 Not available domestically   01/27/09
Florida 12/09/08 Machinery and brakes $242,460 Not available domestically   01/27/09
New York (NYSDOT) 02/04/09 Span lock linear Electric actuator $30,000 Not available domestically   03/18/09
Delaware 02/19/09 Stainless-clad re-inf. bars $77,000 Experimental use   04/14/09
Washington 04/16/09 Three-ton chain hoist $3,571 Not available domestically    
Illinois 05/20/09 U69 guard bars, Manganese casting, Turnout kits $699,645 Not available domestically   07/08/09
Colorado (City of Co. Springs) 08/24/09 42" Vanessa Butterfly Valve $375,548 Not available domestically YES 10/16/09
Ohio 08/25/09 Mobile Harbor Crane 80 m-ton $6.8 millions Not available domestically YES 10.07/09
Oregon 10/22/09 Galvanized steel roof tiles $700,000 Not available domestically YES 10/07/09
Maine 11/05/09 22 mm Industrial steel chain $6,879 Not available domestically No 07/01/10
Oregon 11/13/09 U-69 Guard bars $48,228 Not available domestically Yes 07/01/10
Oregon 01/22/10 1" Dia. Hollow core $15,768 Not available domestically No 07/01/10
Washington 02/16/10 Seismic Isolation bearing $82,000 Not available domestically No 07/01/10
New Jersey 03/01/10 26" Dia. Steel Tubing $18,600 Not available domestically No 07/01/10
California 03/22/10 1 7/8 in steel, ASTM A722M (50ksi) $52,000 Not available domestically No 07/06/10
Florida 04/07/10 Motor-Machinery Brakes, 230/460 V, 3-phase $109,650 Not available domestically No 07/01/10
Florida 05/05/10 Gear-Motor assembly, 230/460 v, 3-phase $70,000 Not available domestically No 07/06/10
New Jersey 05/25/10 Fall arrest system $39,000 Not available domestically No 07/06/10
Oregon 05/25/10 Ally stainless steel 65061A double-ended beam $3,500 Not available domestically No 07/01/10
Oregon 1/10/11 (1)Galvanized ground bushing (3/4”-4”). (2) Form 5/Form 7 condulet body assembly (3) Sealing Locknuts (1.5”-2”) $66,132.00 Not available Domestically NO 08/15/11
Oregon 04/06/11 RuggedCom RS900G, RS800L, and RS930L network controllers $358,953.00 Not available Domestically YES 08/02/11
Oregon 04/12/11 ½” x 0.008 Steel fibers w/290ksi ult. Strength for UHPC $18,000.00 Not available Domestically NO 08/22/11
New York 04/12/11 ½” x 0.008 Steel fibers w/290ksi ult. Strength for UHPC $146,000.00 Not available Domestically NO 08/22/11
Louisiana 05/12/11 5 3/8” stud link chain $97,470.00 Not available Domestically YES 08/22/11
Iowa 08/23/11 ½” x 0.008 Steel fibers w/290ksi ult. Strength for UHPC $10.800.00 Not available Domestically NO 09/29/11
New York City DDC 08/11/11 8'-0" high oxidized stainless steel cable net $1000,000 Not Available domestically No 02/07/12
Illinois 08/11/11   Motor and Machinery brakes; maximum torque (20,288 ft-lb), Setting (17,000 ft-lb), Brake capacity (17,700 lb) and minimum brake wheel (13") $450,000.00 Not available domestically No 02/07/12
California- Merced County 01/11/12 Eight 2012 Ford Escape hybrid 4WD vehicles $285,710 Not available domestically No 03/30/12
Guam 03/05/12   45' and 55' Pre-stressed Spun Concrete Transmission and Distribution Power poles Island wide no project specific item cost Not available domestically No 04/25/12
Utah 03/06/12   Alpine de Sécurité (TAS) Gazex® Avalanche Exploder $544,000 Not available domestically No 10/31/12
Wyoming 03/22/12 TAS O'Bell Avalanche Initiating Blaster $155,000 Not available domestically No 10/31/12
Washington 11/14/11 16'-Diameter Motor Brakes, weight 340lb and 13"-Diameter Machinery brakes, weight 250lb $215,284 Not available domestically No 12/05/12
North Carolina 11/14/11   Motor and Machinery brakes; 16" Drum brake, Thruster disc, 2-Right angle gear reducers $247,388 Not available domestically No 12/05/12
Illinois 05/03/12 Main Submersible pumps (3 @ 3,000 gallons/minute), (1 Low Flow Submersible pump @ 1,000 gallons/minute), (1 Low Flow Sump Pump @ 20 gallons/minute). $190,000 Not available Domestically No 12/05/12
Michigan 05/16/12 Four (4) each Amacan K800 - 400/358XG-S submersible pumps; Two (2) each Amacan K800 - 401/506XG-S submersible pumps. $367,000.00 Not available Domestically No 12/05/12
Michigan 08/31/12 New International Trade Crossing (NITC) No project specific item cost Public Interest waiver No 12/12/12
Guam 04/04/12 35' Pre-stressed spun concrete poles General standing waiver Public Interest waiver No 02/12/13
Vermont 03/05/13 3-Vehicles, Sedan or Hatch back (Driver + 4 passenger) Conditional Waiver Public Interest No 01/17/13
Washington 05/22/12 1) Electrical Controls & Equipment 2) Main Drive ……….4) Span Lock Motor & controls   Not Available domestically No 02/25/13
Kentucky 08/22/12 Iron & steel in GenSet Diesel  Engine & air Compressor   Not Available Domestically No 03/28/13
Michigan 08/31/12 Iron and steel products involved in NITC project   Public Interest waiver No 12/13/12
New Hampshire 10/04/12 1) Auxiliary motor 2) Aux back up drive clutch 3) Main span motor 4)brake   Not available domestically No 02/25/13
CMAQ 04/12/13 Various Fuel Vehicle Projects   Conditional waiver No 06/17/13
Updated: 12/10/2013
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