WSR 02-06-105

PROPOSED RULES

COUNTY ROAD

ADMINISTRATION BOARD

[ Filed March 5, 2002, 10:26 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

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

Title of Rule: Title 136 WAC.

Purpose: Amends WAC 136-130-030 Project prioritization in the Puget Sound region and 136-130-070 Project prioritization in the southwest region.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 36.79 RCW.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Randy Hart, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, 753-5090; Implementation: Karen Pendleton, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, 753-5090; and Enforcement: Jay Weber, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, 753-5090.

Name of Proponent: County Road Administration Board, governmental.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Amendments to WAC 136-130-030 Project prioritization in Puget Sound region (PSR), assigns RAP maximum rating points for the three project types.

Amendments to WAC 136-130-070 Project prioritization in southwest region (SWR), increases thirty-five points maximum for surface condition to fifty points maximum for surface conditions.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Explanation of Rule above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: County Road Administration Board, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, on April 18, 2002, at 2:00 p.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen Pendleton by April 12, 2002, TDD (800) 833-6384, or (360) 753-5989.

Submit Written Comments to: Karen Pendleton, 2404 Chandler Court S.W., Suite 240, Olympia, WA 98504-0913, fax (360) 586-0386, by April 12, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: April 18, 2002.

March 4, 2002

Jay P. Weber

Executive Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-05-009, filed 2/8/01, effective 3/11/01)

WAC 136-130-030   Project prioritization in Puget Sound region (PSR).   Each county in the PSR may submit projects requesting RATA funds not to exceed 80% of the forecasted regional apportionment. Each project shall be rated in accordance with the PSR RAP rating procedures. The PSR funding period shall allot a minimum of 25% of the forecasted regional apportionment to projects on roads classified as major collectors (07) or minor collectors (08). ((PSR RAP rating points shall be assigned on the basis of twenty points for traffic volume, twenty-five points for accident history, fifteen points for structural condition, twenty-five points for geometric condition, and fifteen points for special use and need.))

PSR RAP maximum rating points for the three project types shall be assigned based on the following:

Project Type:
Rating Criteria: Road Intersection Bridge
Traffic Volume 20 20 20
Accident History 25 25 25
Structure 15 5 20
Geometry 25 35 20
Special Road Usage 15 15 15
TOTAL POINTS 100 100 100

Bridge category projects that will not replace the structure must have federal funds committed to them prior to submittal for RATA funding.

Prioritization of PSR projects shall be on the basis of total PSR RAP rating points shown on the project worksheet and the prospectus form of the project application.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.79 RCW. 01-05-009, 136-130-030, filed 2/8/01, effective 3/11/01; 99-01-021, 136-130-030, filed 12/7/98, effective 1/7/99; 98-09-070, 136-130-030, filed 4/20/98, effective 5/21/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.79.060. 92-13-038 (Order 88), 136-130-030, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.79.060 and 1983 1st ex.s. c 49. 90-22-083 (Order 82), 136-130-030, filed 11/6/90, effective 12/7/90. Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.78 RCW. 86-06-005 (Order 61), 136-130-030, filed 2/20/86; 84-16-065 (Order 56), 136-130-030, filed 7/30/84.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-05-009, filed 2/8/01, effective 3/11/01)

WAC 136-130-070   Project prioritization in southwest region (SWR).   Each county in the SWR may submit projects requesting RATA funds not to exceed thirty percent of the forecasted SWR biennial apportionment. No bridge replacement projects will be funded. Each project shall be rated in accordance with the SWR RAP rating procedures. SWR RAP rating points shall be assigned on the basis of fifty road condition points, consisting of twenty-five points for structural condition and twenty-five points for surface condition, fifty points for geometrics, ten points for traffic volume and ten points for traffic accidents, except that portland cement concrete surfaces and asphalt surfaces with cement concrete bases shall have fifty points for road surface condition and no points for structural condition and except that gravel roads shall have ((thirty-five)) fifty points maximum for surface condition, and fifteen points maximum for roadbed width in geometrics and no other geometric points. Prioritization of SWR projects shall be on the basis of total SWR RAP rating points shown on the project worksheets and the prospectus form of the project application.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.79 RCW. 01-05-009, 136-130-070, filed 2/8/01, effective 3/11/01; 99-24-057, 136-130-070, filed 11/29/99, effective 12/30/99; 99-01-021, 136-130-070, filed 12/7/98, effective 1/7/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.79.060. 92-13-038 (Order 88), 136-130-070, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.79.060 and 1983 1st ex.s. c 49. 90-22-083 (Order 82), 136-130-070, filed 11/6/90, effective 12/7/90. Statutory Authority: Chapter 36.78 RCW. 88-05-040 (Order 68), 136-130-070, filed 2/16/88; 86-06-005 (Order 61), 136-130-070, filed 2/20/86; 84-16-065 (Order 56), 136-130-070, filed 7/30/84.]

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