USDA: Applications Due May 23 For $2.9 Billion For Regional and Multijurisdictional Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced $2.9 billion for major infrastructure projects, available under the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

The notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) streamlines access to three major discretionary grant programs.

Using a single application and common set of criteria, the application process allows communities to apply to one, two, or three of the following:

  • National Infrastructure Project Assistance (MEGA) program;
  • Infrastructure for Rebuilding America program (INFRA); and
  • Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program (RURAL).

Awarded on a competitive basis, the grants will support multijurisdictional or regional projects across multiple modes of transportation.

For the three programs, eligible projects include those for highways, bridges, rail, multimodal freight, ports, and tunnels.

Applications are due by 11:59 PM May 23.

This article comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) April 7, 2022, Grain Transportation Report.

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