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Prevailing Wage Rates


Contractors are required to pay not less than the rates determined using the prevailing wage rate as determined by the United States Department of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. Section 276a et seq.), and its subsequent amendments, to a worker employed by it in the execution of a contract for the construction of a public work, including a building, highway, road, excavation, and repair work or other project development or improvement, paid for in whole or in part from public funds, without regard to whether the work is done under public supervision or direction.. Contractors are required to comply with Texas Government Code, Chapter 2258, Prevailing Wage Rates. A worker is employed on a public work if the worker is employed by the contractor or any subcontractor in the execution of the contract for the project.