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MassDOT Issues New Engineering Directives

Type:  Announcements  


MassDOT's Highway Division issued two new Engineering Directives on 12-8-2011:


Utility Reimbursement Policy - E-11-008
Defines the Utility Reimbursement Policy for all projects advertised after September 30, 2012--which is a date change. Provides for 100% reimbursement to municipally-owned utilities and 50% incentive-based reimbursement to privately-owned utilities.


National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Preliminary Design Requirements for Federally Funded Transportation Projects - E-11-009
Clarifies FHWA requirements under NEPA regarding evaluating and mitigating the potential environmental effects of transportation projects. Defines activities that may be advanced under preliminary design prior to completion of the NEPA review process. Directs that MassDOT not take any action that will prejudice selection of a preferred alternative.


For a full list of MassDOT Engineering Directives:


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