According to today's USDA Grain Transportation Report, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced $1.5 billion in grant funding available through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant program for 2023.
With lower eligibility requirements than other DOT grants, RAISE grants help complete critical freight transportation infrastructure projects at the State and local levels. Some key recipients of 2022 RAISE grants are as follows: North Dakota/Minnesota Community Bridge Connectivity Project, Fargo, ND ($1.5 million); New Intermodal Facility, Port of Wilmington, NC ($18+ million); Maritime Support Facility Access/Terminal Island Rail System, Port of Los Angeles, CA ($20 million); and SH-37 BNSF Grade Separation and Multimodal Improvements, Moore, OK ($10 million). (See the complete list of 2022 RAISE grant recipients here.)
The notice of funding opportunity for 2023 grants is available here, and applications are due by February 28, 2023.