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2012 Discretionary Grant Programs

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Interstate Maintenance Program


The Interstate Maintenance Discretionary (IMD) grant program is authorized by 23 U.S.C. 118(c), and has been reauthorized and continued through March 31, 2012. This program provides funding for Interstate highway resurfacing, restoration, rehabilitation, and reconstruction (4R) work, including added lanes to increase capacity on most existing Interstate System routes.

Entities Eligible to Apply for Funding

State departments of transportation are eligible for IMD discretionary grants.

Estimated Amount Available for Grants* $47,300,000

*Note: Actual amount available for award subject to reduction pending final obligation limitation distribution and lop-off calculation.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: January 6, 2012

FHWA Point of Contact

Tony DeSimone
Office of Program Administration

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