November 30, 2015: Notice of Intent to Buy American Waiver

The Illinois Department of  Transportation submitted a waiver to the Federal Railroad Administration concerning FRA’s Buy America requirement. IDOT is requesting permission to use  250 Sure Close gate hinges for pedestrian crossings that are manufactured in Italy. IDOT has made every effort to develop a domestic source for the  hinges but was unsuccessful. In light  of this information, FRA has  decided to grant the waiver.
Interested parties may submit written comments regarding FRA’s decision to grant the waiver until December 7, 2015.

Docket Number FRA-2012-0033