|Public Act 096-0715
||LRB096 07377 AJT 17463 b
AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Transportation Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding
Section 2705-590 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2705/2705-590 new)
Roadbuilding criteria; life-cycle cost
(a) As used in this Section, "life-cycle cost" means the
total of the cost of the initial project plus all anticipated
future costs over the life of the pavement. Actual, relevant
data, and not assumptions or estimates, shall be used to the
extent such data has been collected.
(b) The Department shall develop and implement a life-cycle
cost analysis for each State road project under its
jurisdiction for which the total pavement costs exceed $500,000
funded in whole, or in part, with State or State-appropriated
funds. The Department shall design and award these paving
projects utilizing material having the lowest life-cycle cost.
All pavement design life shall ensure that State and
State-appropriated funds are utilized as efficiently as
possible. When alternative material options are substantially