On November 4, 2022, the U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”) published two proposed waiver notices with request for comments related to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Build America, Buy America Act (“BABA”). Both notices stated that DOT’s existing temporary waiver for construction materials would not be extended past its expiration on November 10, 2022. One notice proposes a public interest waiver for certain narrow categories of contracts and solicitations to continue transitioning the construction materials standard. The other notice proposes a public interest waiver for de minimis costs, small grants, and minor components. Comments are due November 20, 2022 for both notices.
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