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Policy Guide

Federal-Aid Policy Guide Change
July 6, 2005
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  1. What is the purpose of this transmittal?
  2. What is the background concerning this transmittal?
  3. What are the specific changes to the FAPG?


  1. What is the purpose of this transmittal? This transmittal updates non-regulatory supplement (NS) guidance and non-regulatory non-Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)-related guidance in the Federal-Aid Policy Guide (FAPG).

  2. What is the background concerning this transmittal? The Office of Information and Management Services has conducted a comprehensive review of the non-regulatory guidance in the FAPG. As a result of the inputs received from the Washington Headquarters offices, the FAPG is revised as indicated in paragraph 3. Also, a number of the Washington Headquarters offices indicated that the non-regulatory guidance related to their programs will be updated in the not-too-distant future or following the enactment of reauthorization legislation.

  3. What are the specific changes to the FAPG?

    1. The FAPG is revised to include changes to the NS guidance and non-regulatory non-CFR-related guidance in sections NS 23 CFR 646A, NS 23 CFR 646B, NS 23 CFR 924, and G 6011.4; and the revised materials are attached to this transmittal.

    2. Also, the following obsolete materials are deleted from the FAPG.

      1. (1) NS 23 CFR 260D, Paragraph 2, Preparation of Form FHWA-37, Project Status Record.

      2. (2) NS 23 CFR 460, Paragraph 1, Procedures, and NS 23 CFR 460 Attachment, List of Indian Reservations by State.

      3. (3) NS 23 CFR 500B, Paragraph 1, General Pavement Design Considerations, and Paragraph 2, Safety.

      4. (4) NS 23 CFR 620B, Paragraph 1, Procedures.

      5. (5) NS 23 CFR 630G, Paragraph 1, Advance Construction Limitation.

      6. (6) NS 23 CFR 635E, Paragraph 1, Purpose; Paragraph 2, Policy; Paragraph 3, Maintenance Monitoring; and Paragraph 4, Deficient or Unsatisfactory Maintenance.

      7. (7) NS 23 CFR 668A, Paragraphs 1 through 6, and NS 23 CFR 668A Attachment, Field Reports.

      8. (8) NS 23 CFR 810A, Paragraph 1, High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Facilities.

      9. (9) Chapter 1 in each section of G 3015.3 through G 3015.6, and G 3015.6 Attachment, Title 23 United States Code (U.S.C.) Federal Share Payable - Section 120, Exceptions to Section 120, and Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA).

      10. (10) G 3016.4, Attachments 1 through 5.

      11. (11) G 4063.0, Chapter 4, Urban Area Boundaries.

      12. (12) G 6011.4, Attachment 2, Reimbursement to States.

      13. (13) G 6021.2, Chapter 6, Monitoring of Federal-Aid Highway Design Projects.

Signature: Michael J. Vecchietti
Michael J. Vecchietti
Associate Administrator
   for Administration

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