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Texas Payroll/Personnel Resource

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Agency-Specific Provisions
Texas Department of Transportation Hazardous Duty Pay


Underwater bridge inspections are performed to assess the general physical condition of submerged bridge foundations. Certain Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) employees are responsible for carrying out this hazardous duty.

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Pay Amount

TxDOT is authorized to pay these employees up to $25 per hour, in addition to their regular pay, for actual time spent performing inspections.

TxDOT will determine which employees are eligible for this special pay.

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Additional Resources

To learn more about entering this special pay, see Chapter 10 “Special Pays” of the USPS Process Guide.

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Rider 21e in the appropriations to the Department of Transportation in the General Appropriations Act.