Chapter 11: Acquisition of Federal Lands for Right of WayAnchor: #i999266
Section 1: Regulations Governing Acquisition of Federal LandsAnchor: #i999271
If right of way interests are managed or controlled by the Army, Air Force, Navy, or Veterans Administration, TxDOT negotiates directly with these agencies and representatives as follows:
- Army or Air Force. Installation commander and the appropriate U. S. Army Corps of Engineers district engineer.
- Navy. District public works officer of the naval district involved.
- Veterans Administration. Director, Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C.
If Federal lands are donated for highway purposes, and the value of the donated Federal land/easement exceeds $500, a Minute Order accepting the donation is required (see Legal Requirements to Accept Donation (for State).)