161.365 HIGHWAY CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS; MINIMUM WAGE.
All contracts for the construction, improvement or repair of a road or highway financed in
whole or in part with federal funds and with respect to which the commissioner of transportation
acts as the agent for a political subdivision of the state and is required to approve plans and
specifications with respect thereto and to award such contract, the commissioner of transportation
shall incorporate into the specifications a provision requiring the same wage rates for labor as
is currently used by the state of Minnesota on state trunk highway projects other than interstate
projects, for work in the same wage rate area. The provisions of this section shall not be applicable
to contracts with any railroad or public utility for the alteration or relocation of any facilities of
any such railroad or public utility when the work provided for in said contract is done by the
regularly employed forces of said railroad or public utility.
History: 1965 c 368 s 1; 1976 c 166 s 7