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Construction

Construction Program Guide

State Preference for Materials

FHWA policy prohibits contractual provisions that provide a preference for in-State materials to the exclusion of comparable materials produced outside of the State. Such provisions may give particular advantage to a designated source and thus restrict competition.

Authority/Legal Basis

  1. Laws
    • Title 23 U.S.C. 112 provides the FHWA's statutory requirements for competitive bidding for construction contracts.
  2. Regulations
  3. Orders
    • None
  4. Policy

Guidance

  1. General Information
    • None
  2. Training
    • None
Updated: 12/11/2013
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