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TDOT-Value Engineering


Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century was signed into law on July 6, 2012. This law funds surface transportation programs for fiscal years 2013 and 2014

MAP-21 Questions and Answers

Question: What is the effective date for the VE requirements of MAP-21?
Answer: The effective date is October 1, 2012. All projects authorized for Federal-aid funding on or after that date must comply with the MAP-21 VE provisions.

Question: What changes were made to the projects for which VE analyses are required?
Answer: VE analyses are no longer required for non-NHS bridge projects or for projects delivered using the design/build method of construction.

Updated National Highway System Maps

Links to maps showing the updated National Highway System (NHS) as called for in MAP-21 are provided below. The NHS was expanded to include urban and rural principal arterials that were not included in the NHS before October 1, 2012.

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