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2012 Discretionary Grant Program Data




State Project Description Funding Amount Type
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 Delta Region Transportation Development Program
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 Delta Region Transportation Development Program
MO New Bourbon Ferry Terminal Improvements This project will provide new and expanded docking areas to improve safety and accessibility. $148,800 Ferry Boat Discretionary (FBD) Program
MO Rustic Road Bridge over the North Fork of Grindstone Creek The structurally deficient bridge will be replaced using prefabricated bridge system and Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) technology that uses alternative layers of material to prevent uneven settlement between the bridge and approaching roadway. $204,255 Innovative Bridge Research and Deployment (IBRD) Program
MO I-44 Meramec River Bridges Project in St. Louis County The project will replace the twin structures over the Meramec River and include one additional lane in the eastbound direction to improve safety and reduce congestion. Grant funding will be used toward preliminary engineering. $2,000,000 Interstate Maintenance Discretionary (IMD) Program
MO Cliff Drive and Spirit of Kansas City Scenic Byways Trail Construction and Wayfinding Signage This project will connect the Cliff Drive Scenic Byway to the Spirit of Kansas City Scenic Byway through a multiuse trail and install bike route signage, crosswalks, and sidewalks. $832,518 National Scenic Byways Program (NSBP)
MO Grantwood Village Historic Corridor Enhancement and Safety Project This project will improve safety by adding lighting and signage along Grant Road, a dark, tree-lined and flood prone road. It is the only entrance to the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site and Grant’s Farm. $49,500 Public Lands Highway Discretionary Program
MO Crossing upgrade This project will upgrade outdated flashing light signals and detection circuitry at a crossing in Smithton. $120,000 Railway-Highway Crossing Hazard Elimination in High-Speed Rail Corridors (HSR) Program
MO Crossing upgrade This project will upgrade outdated flashing light signals and detection circuitry at a crossing in La Monte. $120,000 Railway-Highway Crossing Hazard Elimination in High-Speed Rail Corridors (HSR) Program
MO Crossing upgrade This project will upgrade outdated flashing light signals and detection circuitry at a crossing near Sedalia. $120,000 Railway-Highway Crossing Hazard Elimination in High-Speed Rail Corridors (HSR) Program
MO Crossing signal upgrade This project will upgrade outdated signal systems and install flashing lights and gate systems at three additional crossings along the St. Louis – Kansas City Corridor in Missouri. $462,346 Railway-Highway Crossing Hazard Elimination in High-Speed Rail Corridors (HSR) Program
MO Northside Livability Initiative in St. Joseph TCSP funds will be used to create dedicated bike lanes, widen sidewalks and calm traffic on a 1.5 mile section of St. Joseph Avenue (US 59). $600,000 Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program (TCSP)
MO Access Improvements at St. Joseph Medical Center Employment Hub TCSP funds will help complete design and engineering for traffic improvements in the area around St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City. $240,000 Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program (TCSP)

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FHWA 2012 Discretionary Grant Press Release