WSR 08-10-046

PROPOSED RULES

COUNTY ROAD

ADMINISTRATION BOARD

[ Filed May 1, 2008, 10:52 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amending WAC 136-130-040 Project prioritization in northwest region (NWR).

Hearing Location(s): County Road Administration Board, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, on July 24, 2008, at 2:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: July 24, 2008.

Submit Written Comments to: Karen Pendleton, P.O. Box 40913, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, e-mail Karen@crab.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-0386, by July 18, 2008.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen Pendleton by July 18, 2008, TTY (800) 833-6382 or (360) 753-5989.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Providing flexibility to the NWR in submitting project requests for RATA.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 36.79 RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: [County road administration board], governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Randy Hart, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, (360) 753-5989; Implementation: Karen Pendleton, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, (360) 753-5989; and Enforcement: Jay Weber, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, (360) 753-5989.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

April 30, 2008

Jay Weber

Executive Director

OTS-1526.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-17-020, filed 8/6/07, effective 9/6/07)

WAC 136-130-040   Project prioritization in northwest region (NWR).   Each county in the NWR may submit projects requesting RATA funds not to exceed ((five hundred thousand dollars per project, except that on one project for each county there is a maximum RATA contribution of one million dollars; and)) forty percent of the forecasted regional apportionment. No bridge replacement projects will be funded. Each project shall be rated in accordance with the NWR RAP reconstruction or 3R rating procedures. NWR RAP reconstruction rating points shall be assigned on the basis of forty points for structural condition, forty points for geometrics, ten points for traffic volume, ten points for traffic accidents, five points for any project on a major collector (07), and ten points for any project on a rural principal arterial (02) or a rural minor arterial (06). Prioritization of NWR projects shall be on the basis of total NWR RAP rating points shown on the project worksheet and the prospectus form of the project application.

NWR RAP 3R rating points shall be assigned on the basis of thirty points for structural condition, twenty points for geometrics, ten points for traffic volume, ten points for traffic accidents, ten points for any project on a minor collector (08), and thirty points for 3R safety. Prioritization of NWR 3R projects shall be on the basis of total NWR 3R RAP rating points shown on the project worksheet and the prospectus form of the project application.

A total of twenty points representing local significance may be added to one project in each county's biennial submittal.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.79 RCW. 07-17-020, 136-130-040, filed 8/6/07, effective 9/6/07; 04-05-001, 136-130-040, filed 2/4/04, effective 3/6/04; 01-09-077, 136-130-040, filed 4/17/01, effective 5/18/01; 99-01-021, 136-130-040, filed 12/7/98, effective 1/7/99; 98-09-070, 136-130-040, filed 4/20/98, effective 5/21/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.78.070 and 36.79.060. 96-17-013, 136-130-040, filed 8/12/96, effective 9/12/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.79.060. 94-10-022, 136-130-040, filed 4/27/94, effective 5/28/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.79.060 and 1983 1st ex.s. c 49. 90-22-083 (Order 82), 136-130-040, filed 11/6/90, effective 12/7/90. Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.78 RCW. 84-16-065 (Order 56), 136-130-040, filed 7/30/84.]

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