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Bill Detail: HB23-1276

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Title Scope Of Bridge And Tunnel Enterprise
Status Governor Signed (05/15/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Transportation & Motor Vehicles
House Sponsors S. Vigil (D)
W. Lindstedt (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Zenzinger (D)
B. Pelton (R)
House Committee Transportation, Housing and Local Government
Senate Committee Transportation and Energy
Date Introduced 03/30/2023

The bridge and tunnel enterprise (BTE) in the department of
transportation (department) completes tunnel projects and finances,
repairs, reconstructs, replaces, and maintains designated bridges in the
state. A designated bridge is a bridge that is part of the state highway
system that the department has identified as structurally deficient or
functionally obsolete and that the department has rated as poor.
The bill:
  • Expands the scope of the BTE to include the completion of
preventative maintenance bridge projects, which are
projects that involve a treatment or strategy to extend the
service life of a fair-rated or good-rated bridge by
preventing, delaying, or reducing deterioration; and
  • Specifies that the BTE may repair, reconstruct, replace, and
maintain a bridge that the department has rated as fair if the
fair-rated bridge is included as part of a project to repair,
reconstruct, replace, or maintain a designated bridge.

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