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2011 Discretionary Grant Programs

Delta Region Transportation Development

Description
The Delta Region Transportation Development Program (DRTDP) provides grants to: (1) support and encourage multistate transportation planning and corridor development; (2) provide for transportation project development; (3) facilitate transportation decision making; and (4) support transportation construction in the Delta region. The Delta region includes the portions of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee under the authority of the Delta Regional Authority ( http://www.dra.gov/about-us/eight-state-map.aspx).

Eligible Government Entity / SAFETEA-LU and/or Title 23 Citation(s)
States and metropolitan planning organizations are eligible for DRTDP discretionary grants for multistate highway planning, development, and construction projects that are consistent with the continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive planning processes required by sections 134 and 135 of title 23, United States Code. A State transportation department or metropolitan planning organization in a Delta Region State may receive and administer funds provided under the program. (1308(b).)

Additional information on the (DRTDP) can be found at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/ind1308drtdp.htm

Funds may be used to carry out multistate highway planning, development, and construction projects that:

Estimated Amount Available for Grants*: $10,000,000
*Note: Actual amount available for award subject to reduction pending final obligation limitation distribution and lop-off calculation.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: June 3, 2011

FHWA Point of Contact
Wesley Blount
Office of Human Environment
202-366-0799
wesley.blount@dot.gov

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