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Federal Highway Administration updates bridge inspection standards

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will update the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) for highway bridges with a new rule that goes into effect on June 6. The new rule was issued by FHWA on May 6.

According to the AASHTO Journal, the agency also issued $1.1 billion in formula funding for bridge repair and replacement. In a statement, FHWA noted the funding increase resulted from the fiscal year 2022 omnibus appropriations package signed in March, which honored full first-year transportation funding levels established by the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

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