2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
June 7, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Tiffany, Craig,
Cowles, Feyen, Kapenga,
Nass, Wanggaard and Bernier, cosponsored by Representatives Sanfelippo,
Brandtjen, Gundrum, Knodl, Kuglitsch, Magnafici, Neylon, Ott, Quinn,
Ramthun, Sortwell, Tusler, Wichgers and Allen. Referred to Committee on
Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs.
1An Act to create
84.06 (2) (c) of the statutes; relating to: bids proposing the use
2of alternate subbase materials.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Transportation to maintain a list of
highway subbase materials and associated thicknesses of the materials that will
provide equivalent structural properties for the purpose of highway construction.
The bill also requires DOT to allow bidders to base their bids on the use of equivalent
subbase materials contained on the list.
For further information see the state and local fiscal estimate, which will be
printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
84.06 (2) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
(c) 1. In its facilities development manual, the department shall at 5
all times maintain a list of at least 7 subbase materials and associated thicknesses 6
of the materials that the department determines will provide equivalent structural 7
properties for the purpose of highway improvement.
2. The department shall allow all bidders to base their bids on the use of any 2
equivalent subbase material included in the list under subd. 1.
On the effective date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date], the list of 5
subbase materials contained in section 11-5-15 of the department of 6
transportation's facilities development manual shall satisfy the requirement under 7
s. 84.06 (2) (c) 1.