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Construction Program Guide

Form FHWA-1273 - 'Required Contract Provisions Federal-Aid Construction Contracts'

The provisions of Form FHWA-1273 generally apply to all Federal-aid highway construction projects, and must be physically incorporated into the construction contract, subcontracts and lower-tier subcontracts. A STA is not permitted to modify the provisions of Form FHWA-1273. However, a STA may develop a separate supplemental specification or special provision as long as the content does not conflict with Federal requirements or change the intent of the provisions of Form FHWA-1273.

July 2022 Revisions

Since Form FHWA-1273 was last revised on May 1, 2012, a number of regulatory revisions have occurred that necessitate updating the form. FHWA published a Federal Register Notice and Request for Comments on November 28, 2016. After considering all comments, FHWA has incorporated all appropriate edits in the revised Form FHWA-1273, which has been published in a Federal Register Notice on July 5, 2022. See the document below for a summary of the revisions to Form FHWA-1273.

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