Cite and link to the new requirement:

FHWA, Notice of Proposed Waiver of Buy America Requirements for Electric Vehicle Chargers

2022-18831.pdf (

Type of requirement:

Notice and request for comments

Summary of requirement in 25 words or less:

FHWA is seeking comments on a proposal to: modify its existing general applicability waiver for manufactured products to remove electric vehicle (EV) chargers; and waive certain Buy America requirements under FHWA regulations and the Build America, Buy America Act for the steel, iron, manufactured products, and construction materials in EV chargers in a manner that, over a deliberate transitional period, reduces the scope of that waiver.

How is it enforced by FTA, DOT, Direct grant requirement, triennial review or other?

This proposal is a waiver for the Buy America Requirements

Is there a cost or time impact to grantees (best estimate):


APTA actions to date:

APTA joined a coalition letter with American Society of Civil Engineers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Associated General Contractors of America

Staff Advisors:

Ward McCarragher,

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