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Construction

Construction Program Guide

PS&E Approvals

The FHWA's policies for construction authorization and plan, specification and estimate (PS&E) approval provide for:

The FHWA's review of the PS&E documents for certain projects (as described in the Division Office's Stewardship Agreement), and

Certifications by the contracting agency that clearances have been obtained (or necessary arrangements have been made) so as not to delay the construction contractor by delays due to inadequate coordination for right-of-way, utility relocations, railroad relocation, NEPA environmental clearances, and other pre-construction coordination programs.

Authority/Legal Basis

  1. Laws
  2. Regulations
  3. Orders
    • None
  4. Policy
    • The FHWA Contract Administration Core Curriculum Manual discusses provides general policy and guidance concerning certifications made by the contracting agency when submitting the PS&E documents to the Division Office for construction authorization prior to the advertisement for bids.

Guidance

  1. General Information
  2. Training
Updated: 01/21/2014
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