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Construction Program Guide

Buy America Waivers Processed

Since 2001

Last update:03/03/2015

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
Multiple state: CMAQ projects 04/12/13 Various Fuel Vehicle Projects   Conditional waiver No 06/17/13
Indiana 05/21/13 Structural steel components Public Interest waiver No 09/10/13
Utah 07/23/13 1/2" x 0.008 steel fiber with ultimate tensile strength of 290ksi $500,000 Not available domestically NO 10/24/13
California: Kings County, City of Exeter and City of Newman 09/03/13 1 CNG Compressor/Controller; 2 Storage spheres; 1 CNG fuelling station Conditional waiver No 11/25/13
Illinois 09/05/13 Chicago DOT Chicago Area Alternative Fuels Deployment Program - Phase 2 Conditional waiver No 12/25/13
Multiple states: CMAQ projects 11/15/13 Various Alternate Fuel Vehicle and Equipment Projects Conditional waiver No 06/17/13
Colorado 02/12/14 (TAS) Gazex Avalanche Exploder $450,000 Not available domestically No 04/28/14
Multiple states: CMAQ projects 03/04/14 2013 4th Quarter Alternate Fuel Vehicle Projects Conditional waiver No 06/11/14
Maine 03/05/14 1). Motor Brakes; 2). Machinery Brakes; 3). Counterweight Sheave Bearings; 4). Deflector Sheave Bearings; 5). Operating Drum Bearings; 6). Span Lock Bearings $2,078.000 Not available domestically No 06/11/14
Multiple states: CMAQ projects 06/23/14 2014 First Quarter Alternate Fuel Vehicle Projects Conditional waiver No 07/29/14
Multiple state: CMAQ projects 07/23/14 2014 Second Quarter Alternate fuel Vehicle and Equipment Projects Conditional waiver No 09/04/14
New York 09/23/14 20" Trunnion mounted steel ball valve (ASCI 300/ API 6D/ASME 318) $39,600 Not available domestically No 12/02/14
Virginia 10/08/14 Mobile Harbor Crane, 100 tons minimum capacity Not available domestically No 01/21/15
Multiple states: CMAQ projects 11/25/14 2014 Third Quarter Vehicle and Equipment Projects Conditional waiver No 02/23/15
New York 12/01/14 Six 4" and two 12" trunnion mounted steel valves with maximum allowed operating pressure (MAOP) of 60# $53,410 Not available domestically No 02/13/15
Illinois 12/09/14 U-69 guard bars, Manganese castings, Turnout braces and weld kits Not available domestically No 02/13/15
New York 12/18/14 Brakes and Bearings - NY Governors Island Ferry Lift Bridge $14,374 Not available domestically No 02/13/15
Ohio 2/11/15 2-Cargo Cranes with minimum capacity of 92.5 US tons in the state of Ohio $7,000,000 Not available domestically No 05/22/15
2014 4th Quarter 3/11/15 Vehicles and Equipment NA Not available domestically No 5/27/15
Nevada 4/06/15 Dragnet Impact Absorption System NA Not available domestically No 5/18/15
2015 1st Quarter 6/12/15 Vehicles and Equipment NA Domestic Assembly No 8/04/15
New York 6/18/15 1) Helical Bevel gearbox Rebuild kits for trail lock machinery, 2) Trail lock brake motors, 3) R1 and R2 Reducer Subcomponents, 4) Spherical Roller Bearings for bridge operating machinery, 5) Diesel Engine for Hydraulic Power Unit for emergency drive system, 6) Hydraulic Vane Motor for emergency Hydraulic drive system $156,461 Not available domestically No 8/17/15
Florida 7/20/15 Motor and Machinery brakes $228,639 Not available domestically No 10/15/15
Colorado 8/18/15 Vanessa 30,000 series (42" 16" and 8") water line valves NA Not available domestically No 10/15/15
Virginia 8/18/15 Voith 21/R5 propulsion units compatible with Caterpillar 3512C/1600 rpm engine $2,000,000 Not available domestically No 10/15/15
California 9/04/15 Fabrication of cable mesh for 8'- 0" high oxidized stainless steel cable net safety fence $124,000 Not available domestically No 10/23/15
Washington 9/10/15 Stainless steel grooved butterfly valves, grooved couplings and electrical conduit bodies and fittings for the I-90 project $750 Not available domestically No 10/23/15
2015 2nd Quarter 10/06/15 Vehicles and Equipment NA Domestic Assembly No 12/03/15
Alaska 12/08/15 Ferryboat Propulsion System (propeller, shafting, and reducing gear) $1,900,000 Not available domestically No 02/10/16
2015 3rd Quarter 01/05/15 Vehicles and Equipment NA Domestic Assembly No 04/05/16
Florida 01/14/16 Motor Brakes (260 ft-lb, 125-lb,10’ dia), Machinery Brakes (2,650 ft-lb, 990-lb. 19’dia) NA Not available domestically No 05/02/16
2015 4th Quarter 03/17/16 Vehicles and Equipment NA Domestic Assembly No 05/17/16
Missouri 03/22/15 Re-use of historical US 40 steel bridge truss members for construction of bicycle and pedestrian bridge over Little Blue River in City of Grandview, MO NA Public Interest No 06/16/15
Ohio 03/22/16 Motor and Machinery brakes; maximum torque 100 ft-lb, wheel size 8" $81,600.00 Not available domestically No 05/15/16
California 03/29/16 Galvanized steel cable, galvanized cylindrical sockets, galvanized spherical nuts, galvanized open spelter socket and stainless steel bollard lamps for San Elijio Lagoon Pedestrian Bridge/I-5 North Bikeway $120,000 Not available domestically No 06/13/16
New York City, NY 04/20/16 10" and 19" Type MBT Lined Brake shoe, 10" and 19" Brake bearing assembly kit, 19" Type MBT for restoration of electrical and mechanical systems of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills $28,487.60 Not available domestically No 06/17/16
Virginia 04/21/16 Voith 21/R5 Propulsion units compatible with domestic Caterpillar engine 3512C/1600 rpm $2,000,000 Not available domestically No 06/17/16
City of Chicago 04/26/16 1)ATS vehicles, 2)ATS guideway switches and 3) ATS running rails NA Not available domestically No 12/02/16
2016 1st Quarter 05/17/16 Vehicles and Equipment NA Domestic Assembly No 08/02/16
Oregon 06/09/16 Non-domestic iron and steel used in casings, housings, electrical and mechanical components NA Not available domestically No 08/24/16
North Dakota 06/15/16 Submersible pump 1,200 GPM, 6" diameter discharge with 42.4 ft head $11,000 Not available domestically No 08/24/16
Massachusetts. 06/16/16 non domestic iron and steel used in six electric vehicle DC fast charging stations. Maximum power (50kw), Voltage range (200 – 500 VDC) and current output (165 ADC) NA Not available domestically No 09/16/16
New York 07/12/16 Thruster brakes and Roller bearings (In-kind replacement) $14,374.72 Not available domestically No 09/01/16
2016 2nd Quarter 07/13/16 Vehicles and Equipment NA Domestic Assembly No 09/01/16
Oregon 08/08/16 Four rolling element bearing units with 17.3" inner diameter and radial load capacity of 816,000 lb. each $160,000 Not available domestically No 11/21/16
New Jersey -MARAD (Port Newark) 12/02/16 Iron and steel components in two Ship-to-Shore Container Gantry Cranes to accommodate Ultra Large Container Vessels at the Port Newark Container Terminal $28M Not available domestically No 12/02/16
Texas 09/21/16 Brake assembly with 5" mill duty shoe, Machinery rod ends with 2" bore, static load capacity 378955 lb. for rehabilitation of Cow Bayou Swing Bridge $17,000 Not available domestically No 11/21/16
Florida 09/28/16 Galvanized strands consisting of HDPE or HDPP sheath filled corrosion inhibitor meeting FDOT specification 938, ASTM and PTI requirements for SR-836/I-395 from West of I-95 to MacArthur Causeway Bridge $5M Not available domestically No 12/02/16
Ohio 10/13/16 Trunnion bearings for emergency repair of Willow Avenue lift Bridge $310,000 Not available domestically No 12/13/16
Updated: 05/03/2018
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