WSR 08-16-043

PERMANENT RULES

COUNTY ROAD

ADMINISTRATION BOARD

[ Filed July 29, 2008, 2:54 p.m. , effective August 29, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Provides flexibility to the NWR in submitting project requests for RATA.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 136-130-040.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 36.79 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-10-046 on May 1, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: July 24, 2008.

Jay P. 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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