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Construction

Construction Program Guide

Contractor Furnished Equipment / Supplies

FHWA policy allows for participation in the Federal-aid share of the costs associated with contractor furnished equipment and/or supplies for the construction, inspection or administration of Federal-aid projects. Participation in such costs may be requested as:

  • direct project related costs that are attributable to a specific Federal-aid project (subject to the limitations described below), or
  • indirect costs provided the contracting agency properly develops a cost allocation plan in accordance with Mr. Wright's September 24, 1998 memorandum.

Authority/Legal Basis

  1. Laws
    • Title 23 U.S.C. 302 indicates that States shall be "suitably equipped and organized" to administer Federal-aid contracts; however, this provision does not limit the types of indirect costs that are eligible for Federal-aid participation.
  2. Regulations
  3. Orders
    • None
  4. Policy

Guidance

  1. General Information
  2. Training
Updated: 12/10/2013
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