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Use of Montana-Made Wooden Materials - Effective October 1, 2011


Posted Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2011

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7-14-2142. Use of Montana-made wooden materials in county road projects. When the board of county commissioners authorizes a construction or reconstruction project on a county road, it shall require the use of Montana-made wooden guardrail posts, fenceposts, and signposts when appropriate and when the cost of wooden materials is less than or equal to the cost of other materials.

7-14-2407. Use of Montana-made wooden materials in wooden county bridge projects. When the board of county commissioners authorizes a construction or reconstruction project for a wooden county bridge, it shall require the use of Montana-made wooden decking, guardrail posts, fenceposts, and signposts when appropriate and when the cost of wooden materials is less than or equal to the cost of other materials.

MACo recommends that bid specifications state that Montana made wooden products must be used on road and bridge projects unless the cost is higher than other materials