Federal funding


Buttigieg Touts Biden's Scaled-Back Infrastructure Plan on Atlanta Visit

Atlanta's most high-profile and problematic infrastructure issues were on display May 21 for U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who came to the city to talk about President Biden's scaled-back $1.7 billion proposal to improve and rebuild the nation's infrastructure....


Louisiana to Receive $216M in Stimulus Aid for Transportation Needs

Louisiana will be the beneficiary of $216 million in federal stimulus aid for the state's transportation needs, including $50 million for preliminary work on Interstate 49 in Lafayette, according to an announcement April 19 from Gov....


COVID Aid to Pay Off SCDOT's Debt May Lead to I-526 Widening

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is using approximately $140 million in federal COVID-19 aid to pay off debt and free up money for more interstate projects. It is currently unclear which projects will be the beneficiaries, though one could be the widening of Interstate 526 around the Charleston metro area....


Data Reveals Federal Investment Helped Advance 22,000 Highway Improvement Projects in 2020

State governments leveraged $29 billion in federal funds to advance $70 billion in highway improvements during fiscal year (FY) 2020, according to new federal data. An interactive dashboard created by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) provides U.S....


Feds Grant $100M for Rural Indiana Work

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Feb. 22 that $100.8 million in federal transportation funding is being awarded to 54 cities, towns and counties in rural portions of Indiana to invest in local road and bridge improvements as well as sidewalk and trail projects....


PennDOT Gets $407M in Federal COVID Relief for Road, Bridge Projects

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has received $407.2 million in federal COVID relief funds for road and bridge projects that will help cover revenue gaps in its construction program....


Military Bases Hope to Get Unspent Funds from Border Wall Cancellation

South Carolina has a sizable number of defense personnel, bases and other facilities, particularly in the eastern half of the state and the coast. Like most southeastern states, from Louisiana to Virginia, the Palmetto State can boast of having large, well-maintained naval ports, airfields, Marine Corps bases and Army posts....


Latest COVID-Related Stimulus Package Includes Revised PPP Loan

Last month, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act (the "CAA") federal stimulus package. During the week of Jan. 10, 2021, the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched a new round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans tailored to small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic....


VIDEO: Federal Transit Authority Announces $766.5M Grant to NJ Transit

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $766.5 million Capital Investment Grant (CIG) agreement with New Jersey Transit Corporation (New Jersey Transit) for the Portal North Bridge Project in Hudson County, N.J....


Financially Stressed PennDOT Should Get $410M from New Bill

Pennsylvania will benefit from a new target of funding in the federal stimulus package approved Dec. 21: state departments of transportation, where financially beleaguered PennDOT is expected to receive $410.1 million....






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