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Requirements for Utility Relocations

The Federal Highway Administration's "Buy America" program requires use of domestic manufacturing for all steel or iron products permanently incorporated into all highway projects funded with federal dollars.

 Frequently Asked Questions  

Domestic steel and iron are manufactured solely in the United States.​

Use of domestic iron and steel for permanent components is required for all utility relocation projects eligible for reimbursement from ODOT.​

Yes, there are some exceptions. Please review the materials listed under "Resources" for additional information about exceptions and waivers. ​

Contact the Right of Way Section

4040 Fairview Industrial Drive, MS 2
Salem, Oregon 97302
Phone: 503-986-3600
Fax: 503-986-3625

Program Contact

Phone: 503-385-6594
Phone: 971-239-7555

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