DOT Fastlane Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects Program, also known as the FASTLANE program, is a new competitive grant program that was included in the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” (FAST Act) to provide funding for nationally significant highway, bridge, and freight projects. Congress authorized $800 million in funding for the FASTLANE program for the 2017 fiscal year.

One of the FASTLANE program priority goals is to: "Enhance the resiliency of critical highway infrastructure and help protect the environment."  

2017 FASTLANE Project Grants have been awarded and can be found here: http://transportation.house.gov/uploadedfiles/fastlane_project_awards_7.1.pdf

Eligible applicants for FASTLANE grants include a State or group of States; a metropolitan planning organization that serves an Urbanized Area with a population of more than 200,000 individuals; local governments; a special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function, including a port authority; Federal land management agency that applies jointly with a State or group of States; a tribal government or a consortium of tribal governments; or a multi-State or multi-jurisdictional group of public entities.

 

 If you have any trouble accessing the website link above, please find here an archived page. You may find this has limited use. https://web.archive.org/web/20170113153450/https://www.transportation.gov/buildamerica/FASTLANEgrants 

Publication Date: December 2015

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