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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies the Transportation Code by amending provisions relating to highway
10 construction contracts on class B or C roads.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . requires the department to allow a local highway authority to be an additional
14 contracting party for a federal-aid highway construction contract on a class B or C
15 road along with the department in certain circumstances.
16 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
20 Utah Code Sections Affected:
22 72-6-108.5, Utah Code Annotated 1953
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Section 72-6-108.5 is enacted to read:
26 72-6-108.5. Class B and C roads -- Federal-aid highway construction contract.
27 (1) Subject to the requirements of 23 C.F.R. 1.3 and if requested by a local highway
28 authority that is the sponsor of the federal-aid highway construction project, the department
29 shall allow a local highway authority to be an additional contracting party for a federal-aid
30 highway construction contract on a class B or C road along with the department.
31 (2) If a local highway authority makes a request to be an additional contracting party
32 under Subsection (1), the department may include the local highway authority as an additional
33 bondholder or obligee on the performance bond.
34 (3) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the department shall have the final
35 authority to make decisions relating to a federal-aid highway construction contract on a class B
36 or C road.
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