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Chapter 1: Bridge - FHWA/MODOT Oversight Manual

Approval Action Reference Document Full Oversight Federal Exempt Non-NHS
Preliminary Structure Layout SAFETEA-LU, Section 1905 FHWA MoDOT--except for bridges meeting the definition of Major/Unusual Bridge Projects on the NHS MoDOT
TEA-21, Sec. 1305
23 USC 106 & 109
Design Exception Requests 8/20/98 HQ Memo – Implementation Guidance
Final PS&E 11/13/98 HQ Memo – Project Oversight Unusual Bridges and Structures


Approval Action Reference Document Approve Remarks
Use of Debris from Demolished Bridges and Overpasses SAFETEA – LU Sec. 1805 MoDOT MoDOT shall first make the debris available for beneficial use by a Federal, State, or local government, unless such use obstructs navigation. Coordinated through MoDOT’s Construction and Materials Division. FHWA shall provide a concurrent review.
Buy America Requirements 23 CFR 635.410 FHWA States may request a waiver in writing to the FHWA Division Administrator.
National Bridge Inspection Standards 23 CFR 650, Subpart C (650.301 – 317) MoDOT States shall inspect (or ensure inspection) all bridges on all public roads and maintain an inventory of these bridges, and annually submit to the FHWA for incorporation into the National database.
Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program SAFETEA – LU Sec. 5202 23 USC 503 (b) SAFETEA – LU Title I, Sec. 1502
FHWA FHWA HQ solicits candidates from the States through the Division Office. Highways for Life is a program intended to act as complement to IBRD. IBRD is coordinated through MoDOT’s Organizational Results Division. HFL is coordinated through MoDOT’s Planning Division.

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