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SECTION 452
Powers and duties of the commissioner
Transportation (TRA) CHAPTER 61-A, ARTICLE 20
§ 452. Powers and duties of the commissioner. The commissioner is
hereby authorized:

1. To provide for the accomplishment of authorized accelerated
capacity and transportation improvements unless otherwise provided for
in law.

2. To provide for the accomplishment of any authorized municipal
bridge improvements unless otherwise provided for in law, within the
limitations of appropriations available therefor, pursuant to contract
between the commissioner and the municipality undertaking such
improvements.

3. To utilize federal moneys available or which may become available
to the state, or to a municipality in the form of federal assistance,
for the purpose of effectuating the provisions of this article.

4. To enter into contracts with any person, firm, corporation or
agency, private or governmental, for the purpose of effectuating the
provisions of this article.

5. To prescribe such rules and regulations as he may deem appropriate
to effectuate the provisions of this article, including but not limited
to rules and regulations governing the form, content and submission of
applications by municipalities for use of bond proceeds for municipal
bridge improvements.

6. To approve vouchers for the payment of state financial assistance
to persons, firms, corporations or agencies, private and governmental,
and municipalities pursuant to contracts for the accomplishment of
municipal bridge improvements.

7. To establish or cause to be established by the department of
economic development a New York state content program which shall
provide for notification to New York contractors, subcontractors and
suppliers of opportunities to bid on contracts for improvements financed
under this article, and to promulgate procedures which will assure the
compliance of such notification prior to awarding bids, and to require
that contractors submit, as supplementary materials to their bids,
documented evidence of their efforts to encourage the participation of
New York suppliers and subcontractors on accelerated capacity and
transportation improvements and municipal bridge improvements financed
pursuant to this article.

8. To perform such other and additional acts as he deems necessary or
desirable to carry out effectively the provisions of this article.