(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary, the Commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Highways may expedite the construction of projects by combining the design and construction elements of a highway or bridge project into a single contract as provided in this article.
(b) The Division of Highways may expend no more than $50 million in each year in the program: Provided, That if any of the $50 million is unused in one year, the remaining amount may be applied to the following year's amount: Provided, however, That the total aggregate amount to be expended may not exceed $150 million in any one year.
(c) A design-build project may be let to contract only in accordance with the commissioner's established policies and procedures concerning design-build projects.
(d) Projects receiving funding above the amount of federal
core funding as appropriated to the state by formula in a federal
highway authorization, currently titled MAP-21, may utilize the
program, but shall not be included in expenditure limits provided
by subsection (b) of this section.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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