February 2023

FHWA Updates BIL Implementation Guidance Memo

On February 24th, the FHWA published an update to its “Policy on Using Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Resources to Build a Better America” guidance memo. The new memo replaces the original guidance from December 16th, 2021. That original memo caused quite a stir from Republicans in Congress and some governors, who claimed that the guidance was putting limits on state flexibility in allocating BIL formula funding, or at least pressuring states to align with the administration’s priorities.

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