Office of Program Administration Discretionary Funds
The Office of Program Administration administers the following 2 discretionary programs. Each of the programs has a legislative basis and special funding is available for eligible projects to be selected by the Office of the Federal Highway Administrator.
Ferry Boat Discretionary (FBD)
The FBD program provides funding for ferry facilities (either vehicular or passenger) that are on a non-Interstate public road and are publicly owned, publicly operated, or majority publicly owned providing substantial public benefits. Projects selected for funding under this program are funded at an 80 percent Federal share.
Interstate Maintenance Discretionary (IMD)
The IMD program provides funding for resurfacing, restoration, rehabilitation and reconstruction (4R) on the Interstate System. Projects selected for funding under this program are funded at a 90 percent Federal share except projects for added lanes, other than high occupancy vehicle lanes and auxiliary lanes, which are funded at 80 percent.
For information on these and other FHWA discretionary programs, go to the FHWA Discretionary Programs website.