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2011 Discretionary Grant Programs

Rail Highway Crossing Hazard Elimination In High Speed Rail Corridors

The purpose of the program is to provide funding for safety improvements at both public and private highway-rail grade crossings along federally designated high-speed rail corridors. This program is jointly administered by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Eligible Government Entity / SAFETEA-LU and/or Title 23 Citation(s)
Funds are made available to the States along the 11 designated high-speed rail corridors. (23 USC §104(d)(2)).

Estimated Amount Available for Grants*: $21,000,000
*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
Guan Xu
Office of Safety


FRA Point of Contact
Randall Brown
FRA - Office of Railroad Policy and Development

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