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2012 Discretionary Grant Program Fact Sheet

Interstate Maintenance Discretionary (IMD) Program

Description: The Interstate Maintenance Discretionary (IMD) program provides funding for Interstate highway resurfacing, restoration, rehabilitation, and reconstruction work, including added lanes to increase capacity on most existing Interstate System routes.

Entities Eligible to Apply for Funding: States are eligible for IMD program discretionary grants.

Amount of funds awarded: $85,183,878

Amount of funds requested: $552,094,471

Number of applications received: 54

Number of applications selected: 26

State Project Description Funding Amount
AL I-10 Rehabilitation and Accessibility Improvement Project The project will rehabilitate and improve accessibility at the rest area located at the Alabama/Mississippi state line on I-10 to provide safer conditions for travelers. $3,341,000
AR I-40 Reconstruction and Widening Project from Conway to I-430 The project will reconstruct and widen I-40 from Conway to I-430 to increase capacity and relieve heavy congestion due to commuter traffic between the Conway urban area and Little Rock/North Little Rock. $3,341,000
CA Stockton I-5/French Camp Road Interchange Project in San Joaquin County The project will reconstruct the Stockton I-5/French Camp Road Interchange Project to improve public safety and reduce congestion, including the construction of auxiliary lanes. $3,341,000
CA I-15/I-215 Devore Junction in San Bernardino County The project will reconstruct the I-15/I215 Devore Junction to improve public safety and reduce congestion. $3,341,000
FL I-95 Interchange Improvements Project in Boca Raton/Delray Beach The project includes interchange improvements at Yamato Road and additional work from Glades Rd. to Congress Ave. in Boca Raton and Delray Beach improve safety and reduce congestion on I-95. $3,341,000
IL Interstate 57 Reconstruction Project in Union/Pulaski Counties The project will reconstruct 8.7 miles of pavement in Union and Pulaski Counties to upgrade the roadway to new safety standards and improve the riding surface of this high-volume truck area. $3,341,000
IA I-80/US 65/US 6 Interchange Reconstruction Project in Polk County This project will widen the roadway and reconstruct bridges to improve safety and reduce congestion in this corridor, which serves as a critical link for movements both within and through the Des Moines-West Des Moines Metropolitan Area. $3,341,000
KS I-70 at K-7 Interchange Project in Wyandotte County This project will reconstruct the K-7 Interchange at I-70 to reduce traffic congestion, improve access and support future economic development. Grant funding will go towards preliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation, and construction of the west half of the proposed interchange. $3,341,000
KY I-71/I-75 Brent Spence Bridge Replacement / Rehabilitation Project This bridge replacement project will reconstruct three Kentucky interchanges, create a new Ohio River crossing and a collector/distributer network along I-71/I-75 in Northern Kentucky, and move the I-71/I-75 split south of the Ohio River into Kentucky. Grant funding will go towards right-of-way acquisition. $3,341,000
LA I-10 Rehabilitation Project from the Lafayette Parish Line to the Atchafalaya Floodway Bridge The project will upgrade pavement on I-10 to provide a better riding surface, improve guardrail, and add new striping. $3,341,000
MI I-94 Eastbound Reconstruction Project in Berrien County This project will improve safety by widening the shoulder to allow for emergency truck parking and enhance ride quality by resurfacing. $3,341,000
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
NE I-80 Reconstruction Project in Kimball and Cheyenne Counties The project consists of replacing the existing 40-year old pavement, upgrading guardrails, extending culverts, and making bridge repairs from Potter to Brownson to improve safety and provide a smoother driving surface. $3,000,000
NC I-40/I-77 Interchange Reconstruction Project in Iredell County The project will improve the I-40/I-77 interchange area in Iredell County to improve traffic flow and safety. $3,341,000
NC I-95 Interchange Reconstruction Project in Robeson County The project will replace the existing I-95 at the US 301 interchange with a diverging diamond to improve safety and accommodate high traffic volumes. $3,341,000
OH I-90 Reconstruction Project from the SR 45 Interchange to the SR 11 Interchange in Ashtabula County This project will rehabilitate the final section of I-90 pavement in Ashtabula County. The proposed improvements will bring this section of Interstate into a state of good repair by improving ride quality and prolonging its pavement life. $3,341,000
OH I-75 Reconstruction Project in Montgomery County I-75 reconstruction from Fifth Street to Riverview Avenue will improve safety and reduce congestion through the Dayton area. The project will consolidate ramps into a centrally located interchange by include removing all left-hand entrance and exit ramps and replacing and widening two large river crossing bridges. $3,341,000
OR I-5 Columbia River Crossing Project in Portland Grant funding will support preliminary engineering and final design for the Oregon section of this major bridge reconstruction, which includes the portion of I-5 from the Interstate Bridge to Columbia Boulevard within the city of Portland. $3,341,000
OR I-5 Woodburn Interchange Improvement Project This project will reconstruct the interchange, add dedicated bicycle lanes and sidewalks, and widen roadways on each side of the roadway in Marion County. $3,340,878
PA I-81 Reconstruction Project in Delano and Kline Townships, Schuylkill County This major reconstruction project includes six bridge preservations, two bridge rehabilitations, and five bridge replacements. It will improve safety on this segment of I-81 prone to heavy fog conditions by using raised pavement markers to improve visibility; retrofitting or replacing bridge barrier transitions; constructing median barriers; and widening shoulders. $3,341,000
PA I-80 Rehabilitation Project in Jefferson County This rehabilitation project will involve patching pavement and installing a new drainage system, signage and guiderails. $3,341,000
RI I-95 Pawtucket River Bridge Reconstruction Project in Providence The project will replace a structurally deficient interstate bridge (between exits 27 and 28 in Pawtucket) that was constructed in 1958 to carry 60,000 vehicles per day but now carries approximately 162,000 vehicles per day. $3,341,000
SC I-26 Project in Lexington and Calhoun Counties The project will improve safety by providing a new pavement surface, adding markings and other safety features, and upgrading guardrail. It will also add capacity (one lane in each direction) to reduce traffic congestion. $3,341,000
SC I-20 Rehabilitation Project in Kershaw and Lee Counties The project will repave the highway surface, update guardrails, and conduct fence and drainage repairs. $3,341,000
WI I-94 Pavement Replacement Project in Eau Claire County This is a six-mile major reconstruction project, located on I-94 from State Highway 37 to U.S. Highway 53 in Eau Claire County, that includes replacing pavement on both eastbound and westbound IH 94, widening structures, and improving overall safety in the corridor. $3,341,000
WY I-80 Rehabilitation Project in Uinta County This project in rural Uinta County will replace pavement, repair bridge decks, upgrade guardrails and improve the Bigelow, Fort Bridger, and Machinery interchanges. Safety benefits include enhancing pavement skid resistance and providing new pavement markings that will help to better delineate the travel lanes. $3,341,000

 

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