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Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) ACT Sec. 1314
“Categorical Exclusion for Limited Federal Assistance”
Implementation Guidance

The calculations and annually adjusted figures are posted below and updated annually, as stated in the 2016 Calculations Guidance. These figures must be used when applying the Limited Federal Assistance Categorical Exclusion (CE) projects. The adjustments are calculated using the formula below and the non-seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index (CPI) for All Urban Consumers (Current Series).

The CPI is available at: http://www.bls.gov/cpi/data.htm.

Annually Adjusted Figures for Categorical Exclusions for Projects of Limited Federal Assistance
November 2019 (Current Year) $5,613,345.90
November 2018 (2019 Year) $5,500,515.05
November 2017 (2018 Year) $5,383,341.19
November 2016 (2017 Year) $5,267,324.01
November 2015 (2016 Year) $5,179,656.40
July 2012 (Base Year) $5,000,000