Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced the Fiscal Year 2011
solicitation for candidate projects for 11 discretionary grant
programs. Listed below are the approximate amounts of
funding available nationally (including any carryover funding from
previous years) for the 11 programs. The actual amount available for
award in each program is subject to reduction pending final calculations
of Federal-aid highway program funding distributions.
Delta Region Transportation Development - $10 millionFerry Boat - $47 millionHighways for LIFE - $20 millionInnovative Bridge Research and Deployment - $4.5 millionInterstate Maintenance - $100 millionNational Historic Covered Bridge Preservation - $9 millionNational Scenic Byways Program - $43.5 millionPublic Lands Highways - $98.5 millionRail Highway Crossing Elimination in High Speed Rail Corridors - $21 millionTransportation, Community and System Preservation - $61 millionTruck Parking Facilities - $7.5 million
By this notice, the Federal
Highway Administration (FHWA) is soliciting applications for these 11
programs for FY 2011. Each program has its own eligibility requirements.
A Web page with links to information about each program is available at
Eligible applicants will have until Friday, June 3, 2011, to submit applications for the appropriate program(s), to their local FHWA Division Office.
Any Metropolitan Planning
Organization or Local Government submitting an application is asked to
provide a copy along with supporting documentation to the South Carolina
Department of Transportation Office of Planning, P.O. Box 191, Columbia
SC, 29202 by June 3, 2011.