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FDOT – Build America, Buy America (BABA): Implementation Guidance for Projects with Federal Funding

October 25, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This course provides an overview of the Infrastructure Investment Jobs Act, which includes the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA), as well as the implementation guidance issued by the Made in America Office, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)- Florida Division. Beginning with projects let November 10, 2022, new requirements are effective for all projects receiving Federal Funding, whether let through State or Local Agencies.

Participants will gain an understanding of current guidance, classification of materials (iron/steel, manufactured products, construction materials, other), and how to appropriately document materials used in construction projects with Federal Funds. Currently available FDOT programs/applications will be presented, as applicable tools for tracking/verifying BABA funding eligibility.

While this presentation targets Construction and Maintenance professionals, all transportation disciplines, including Design, will benefit from understanding the BABA requirements for products and construction materials used in all areas: Maintenance of Traffic, Drainage, Pavement, Lighting, Signing, Traffic Operations, etc.

10:00 – 11:00am: Presentation
11:00 – 11:30am: Questions & Answers

This webinar will award a certificate to those fully attending and completing the webinar. Professional Development Hours will be provided to those that request these during registration. A total of 1.5 PDHs can be earned for fully attending the webinar.

Karen Byram, FDOT Product Evaluation Administrator
Melissa Hollis, FDOT Product Evaluator

🚩Please note – space for these webinars is limited, and Florida local agencies are being given first priority!

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October 25, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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