National Bridge Inspection Standards Review Process; Notice
This Notice finalizes guidance that describes the FHWA internal procedures for review of State compliance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards. It also describes how the FHWA will implement the related statutory penalties against noncompliant States. The FHWA proposed this guidance in a Notice on June 7, 2013. Here, the FHWA updates and finalizes the guidance and responds to the 12 commenters.