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Buy America Waiver Notification

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American Government

Buy America Waiver Notification

Gregory G. Nadeau
Federal Highway Administration
January 21, 2015


[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 13 (Wednesday, January 21, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 3005]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-00850]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Buy America Waiver Notification

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice provides information regarding the FHWA's finding 
that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for the use of non-domestic 
Mobile Harbor Crane with 100 tons minimum capacity for the Virginia 
Ports Authority.

DATES: The effective date of the waiver is January 22, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about this notice, 
please contact Mr. Gerald Yakowenko, FHWA Office of Program 
Administration, (202) 366-1562, or via email at 
gerald.yakowenko@dot.gov. For legal questions, please contact Mr. Jomar 
Maldonado, FHWA Office of the Chief Counsel, (202) 366-1373, or via 
email at Jomar.Maldonado@dot.gov. Office hours for the FHWA are from 
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic Access

    An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded from the 
Federal Register's home page at: http://www.archives.gov and the 
Government Printing Office's database at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara.

Background

    The FHWA's Buy America policy in 23 CFR 635.410 requires a domestic 
manufacturing process for any steel or iron products (including 
protective coatings) that are permanently incorporated in a Federal-aid 
construction project. The regulation also provides for a waiver of the 
Buy America requirements when the application would be inconsistent 
with the public interest or when satisfactory quality domestic steel 
and iron products are not sufficiently available. This notice provides 
information regarding the FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is 
appropriate in procurement of non-domestic Mobile Harbor Crane, 100 
tons minimum capacity for the Virginia Ports Authority.
    In accordance with Division A, section 122 of the ``Consolidated 
and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012'' (Pub. L. 112-55), the 
FHWA published a notice of intent to issue a waiver on its Web site for 
non-domestic Mobile Harbor Crane with 100 tons minimum capacity (http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/construction/contracts/waivers.cfm?id=100) on October 
8th. The FHWA received no comments in response to the publication. 
During the 15-day comment period, the FHWA conducted additional 
nationwide review to locate potential domestic manufacturers of Mobile 
Harbor Crane with 100 tons minimum capacity. Based on all the 
information available to the agency, the FHWA concludes that there are 
no domestic manufacturers of the Mobile Harbor Crane with 100 tons 
minimum capacity
    In accordance with the provisions of section 117 of the SAFETEA-LU 
Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-244, 122 Stat. 1572), 
the FHWA is providing this notice as its finding that a waiver of Buy 
America requirements is appropriate. The FHWA invites public comment on 
this finding for an additional 15 days following the effective date of 
the finding. Comments may be submitted to the FHWA's Web site via the 
link provided to the Virginia waiver page noted above.

    (Authority: 23 U.S.C. 313; Pub. L. 110-161, 23 CFR 635.410)

     Dated: January 9, 2015.
Gregory G. Nadeau,
Acting Administrator, Federal Highway Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-00850 Filed 1-20-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-22-P

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