NPCA, in conjunction with PCI, recently submitted comments to the U.S. Federal Highway Administration in review of the general applicability waiver of its Buy America requirements for manufactured products.

NPCA’s position is that while materials that comprise precast concrete generally are available during strong economic times, opportunities for a waiver to use foreign materials must be kept open during high-stress environments, such as the recent COVID pandemic and ensuing supply chain shortages.

Read the full letter here.

Click here for a Q&A from FHWA on Buy America.