Chapter 11: Acquisition of Federal Lands for Right of Way

Section 1: Regulations Governing Acquisition of Federal Lands

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Overview

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, the Executive Director (or his designee) may accept the donation. If the value of the donated Federal land/easement exceeds $500, the Commission must acknowledge the donation by Minute Order (see Legal Requirements to Accept Donation (for State).)

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