Funding


Kansas Invests $42M to Support Projects

Gov. Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced on May 26 that more than $42 million will support 30 transportation construction projects across Kansas through an expanded list of recipients of the Kansas Department of Transportation's Cost Share Program for spring 2021....


Florida's Transportation Funding Provides Safe, Reliable Infrastructure

Following Gov. Ron DeSantis' signing of the state's budget, and through support from the Legislature, Florida is continuing to fund key transportation initiatives that enhance safety across the transportation system and embrace innovative solutions to increase mobility as Florida continues to grow....


U.S. Officials Approve $47.5M to Build New Alaska Airport

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved funding for approximately $47.5 million in funding to build a new Alaska airport and refurbish two existing state airports. The Newtok Airport, the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and the Kenai Municipal Airport will receive funding for the projects, Alaska's News Source reported....


Illinois Governor Announces $20.7B Construction Plan

Gov. JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and labor, legislative and local leaders on May 19 to announce the release of a $20.7 billion multi-year plan to improve Illinois' roads and bridges over the next six years....


Arkansas Embarks On Biggest-Ever Highway Construction Program

The state of Arkansas embarked on its biggest highway construction program ever undertaken by the Arkansas Department of Transportation, and the people couldn't be more excited. "Arkansas is a small state with a population of just three million, but this project touches every corner of the state, with a total of 36 projects in 19 corridors," said Keli Wylie, administrator of the CAP Program and alternative project delivery administrator....


Indiana Communities Receive More Than $100M for Projects

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness announced 218 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $100.2 million in state matching funds for local road projects through Community Crossings, a component of the governor's Next Level Roads program....


Wisconsin DOT Issues $99M to State Municipalities for Transportation Aid

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently issued more than $99 million to municipalities across the state to support a variety of local transportation projects — money that comprises second quarter General Transportation, Connecting Highway and Expressway Policing Aids payments for 2021....


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....


West Virginia Awards Contract for New Grant Street Bridge in Bluefield

The West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) awarded a contract for $8.7 million on April 12 to construct a replacement for the Grant Street Bridge near downtown Bluefield, state officials announced. In October 2020, Gov....


Highway, Rail Upgrades in Massachusetts Could Result from Biden's Plan

On March 31, President Biden outlined a proposal for a $2.25 trillion "American Jobs Plan," a sweeping stimulus package designed to rebuild the nation's infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and "promote affordable access to opportunity." The plan includes more than $115 billion for roads and bridges, along with spending $85 billion for transit services and $80 billion on intercity rail....






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