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2011 Discretionary Grant Programs

National Scenic Byways Program

The National Scenic Byways Program (NSBP) recognizes roads having outstanding scenic, historic, cultural, natural, recreational, and archaeological qualities. NSBP funding supports projects that manage and protect these intrinsic qualities, interpret these qualities for visitors, and improve visitor facilities along byways.

Eligible Government Entity / SAFETEA-LU and/or Title 23 Citation(s)
The NSBP provides funding to States and Indian tribes to implement projects on highways designated as National Scenic Byways; All-American Roads; America's Byways®; State scenic byways; or Indian tribe scenic byways; and to plan, design, and develop a State or Indian tribe scenic byway program. The Secretary shall make grants and provide technical assistance to States and Indian Tribes. (23 USC 162(b)(1)).

Additional information on the NSBP can be found at http://www.bywaysonline.org/.

Estimated Amount Available for Grants*: $43,500,000
*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 Gary Jensen
Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty

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