2012 Discretionary Grant Program Fact Sheets
Delta Region Transportation Development Program
Description: The Delta Region Transportation Development Program (DRTDP) provides grants to support and encourage multistate transportation planning and corridor development; provide for transportation project development; and support transportation construction in the Delta region. The Delta region includes portions of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Entities Eligible to Apply for Funding: States and metropolitan planning organizations in the Delta Region are eligible for DRTDP discretionary grants.
Amount of funds awarded $8,518,388
Amount of funds requested: $66,403,066
Number of applications received: 16
Number of applications selected: 8
|AR||Black River Bridges and Approaches||This project will replace and widen a bridge on Highway 63 over the Black River and Highway 25 in Black Rock to reduce crashes and improve overall safety.||$1,553,704|
|IL||I-66 Phase 1 Study||This study will evaluate various alignments of the proposed I-66 across Illinois from Cape Girardeau, MO, to Paducah, KY.||$661,151|
|LA||Louisiana Route 10 Repaving||This project will repave Louisiana Route 10 between Louisiana Route 43 to Louisiana Route 441 in Greensburg to improve roadway conditions.||$930,535|
|MS||State Route 6 and I-55 Interchange||This project will reconstruct the I-55 interchange with SR 6 in Batesville to improve on- and off-ramps and install lighting and traffic signalization to improve roadway safety.||$1,443,808|
|MS||Byram Clinton Corridor in Hinds County||This project will construct a four-lane limited access road with sidewalks, bike trails, and pedestrian walking trails from I-20 to Sam Herring Road.||$1,250,000|
|MO||Missouri Route 34 Bridge Replacement in Glen Allen||This project will replace a bridge and reconstruct a 1.6-mile section of Missouri Route 34 in Glen Allen in Bollinger County to improve safety along an evacuation route.||$1,323,186|
|MO||Missouri Route 34 Safety Improvements||This project will reconstruct a 2.6 mile section of Missouri Route 34 from Route DD to Route ZZ to improve safety.||$956,004|
|TN||US 78 Corridor Preliminary Engineering in Shelby County||This project will develop planning and preliminary design to reconstruct US 78 with the goal of improving mobility coming into Tennessee from Mississippi.||$400,000|