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Appendix G - FY 1999 Section 1311 Report (including FY 1999 Awards)

A total of 55 projects from 32 States were selected to receive $123,603,000 in FY 1999 NCPD/CBI funding. These projects are listed in the following table. In addition, the last column in the table indicates the selection criteria that contributed to the project being selected.

Corridors & Borders Allocations - FY 1999
State

Project Location

Allocation

Explanation For Selection

Alaska

Design/reconstruction of portions of the Dalton Highway

$600,000

National geographic distribution

Arizona (lead State)

Planning for parts of the CANAMEX Corridor

$1,000,000

Multi-State endorsements; State willing to shift funds to support the project

Arizona (lead State)

Design of the Hoover Dam Bypass in CANAMEX Corridor

$2,000,000

Substantial previous investments; multi-State endorsements

Arizona

Site development work for commercial vehicle inspection and weighing in the vicinity of Nogales

$2,500,000

Multi-national endorsements; project will support investments by other Federal agencies

Arkansas (lead State)

Acquisition of right-of-way for Highway 71 from Texarkana to the Louisiana state line

$2,000,000

Substantial previous investments; substantial truck volume increases in recent past; safety benefits anticipated

Arkansas (lead State)

Environmental studies for future I-69

$10,000,000

Multi-State grassroots endorsements; economic development

Arkansas (lead State)

Environmental review, design, right-of-way acquisition and bridge replacement for parts of U.S. 412 in northeastern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri

$1,000,000

National geographic distribution

California

Environmental review, detailed design and right-of-way acquisition for State Route 905

$7,400,000

Local government contribution using innovative financing; safety and operations benefits anticipated; will support CALTRANS funded inspection station

California

Coordinated study of feasibility of new border crossing, planning for port of entry improvements and planning for improving border transportation efficiencies in the vicinity of Mexicali and to improve border transportation systems with Baja California

$340,000

Well coordinated and concise application

Georgia

Comprehensive corridor study for State Route 22, U.S. 80, State Route 96 and I-16 to Savannah

$1,500,000

Needed to coordinate ongoing and planned improvements in corridor; supported by MPOs in corridor

Idaho

Environmental, concept, location, comprehensive and corridor planning and right-of-way acquisition for U.S. 95 from State Route 1 to the Canadian border

$1,200,000

Support from local Customs Service and Indian nation

Illinois

Reconstruction of westbound mainline of I-55 from Dan Ryan Expressway to Kedzie Avenue

$3,000,000

Very high truck traffic; nationally significant facility; support from private sector trucking and rail companies

Indiana

Construction of highway and bridges for Hoosier Industrial Corridor between State Route 13 and State Route 9

$2,000,000

Gap closing; good leverage; operation and safety benefits anticipated

Indiana

Planning, routing and location studies for High Priority Corridor 18 (a.k.a., future I-69) in southwest Indiana and nearby Kentucky

$400,000

Well coordinated; non-Federal share from local agencies

Iowa

Reconstruction/widening of I-35 from west of State Route 415 to east of U.S. 69

$3,000,000

Urgent project; good leverage; high truck volumes

Kansas

Feasibility, location and design studies for a corridor from Missouri to Oklahoma generally along U.S. 54

$560,000

Trucks are high percentage of traffic; logically follows previous study funded by ISTEA; support from other States

Kentucky

Preliminary engineering and environmental studies for a facility from Pike County to future I-73 in West Virginia, with the provision that one alternative for study be less costly than alternatives previously studied (e.g., a phased improvement where the initial phase includes some at grade intersections and a later phase includes improving those intersections to interchanges)

$4,500,000

National geographic distribution

Louisiana

Environmental, preliminary engineering, design and construction work to upgrade U.S. 90 to a controlled access facility to be identified as I-49 from Lafayette to the West Bank Expressway

$3,000,000

Substantial previous investment in corridor

Louisiana

Design, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation and construction work for development of I-49 from Shreveport to the Arkansas State line

$1,000,000

National geographic distribution

Maine (lead State)

Project development work for a new border crossing in Calais through the NEPA process and other planning work supporting the development of the U.S. 2 corridor in New England

$1,500,000

Substantial multi-State and Canadian support

Maryland (lead State)

Study of feasibility and other issues involving the development of projects to provide substantial improvements to a north to south corridor in Western Maryland and nearby parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia

$500,000

National geographic distribution

Michigan

Design of improved Ambassador Bridge gateway and reconstruction of nearby portion of I-75/I-96

$10,600,000

Large reduction in vehicle delay expected; integral to functioning of empowerment zone; linked to Intelligent Transportation System (ITS ) project; will build on previous investments

Michigan

Deployment of technology improvements on Blue Water Bridge, design of improvements to a nearby grade crossing and construction of a nearby truck cargo facility

$1,200,000

Extensive binational coordination; expected substantial decrease in vehicle delay

Michigan

Study of cross border transportation improvements in Livingston, St. Clair, Monroe, Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw and Macomb Counties

$100,000

Builds on existing binational relationships

Minnesota

Mobile vehicle inspections using portable scales

$144,000

National geographic distribution

Minnesota

Study and environmental review of improvements to U.S. 53 from Virginia to Cook and International Falls to the vicinity of Kabetogama

$500,000

National geographic distribution

Missouri (lead State)

Deployment planning for ITS improvements for I-35/I-29 corridor from Mexico to Canada

$800,000

Broad multi-State support; expect deployment schedule as product

Montana

Feasibility of bypass in city of Billings, Yellowstone County

$150,000

Concise application; citizen group funded preliminary product; County to fund share of feasibility study

New Jersey

Development of multimodal/intermodal corridor plan for rail and highway improvements in vicinity of Elizabeth, New Jersey, approximately parallel to the New Jersey Turnpike

$1,000,000

Multimodal

New Mexico

Widen the Domenici Highway (State Route 136) from 2 to 4 lanes in vicinity of the Mexico border

$4,000,000

Builds on previous investments; will substantially relieve congestion by encouraging more use of underutilized border facility

New York (lead State)

Technology and physical improvements to institute ITS for expediting rail cargo at border crossings in Buffalo, New York; Detroit; Port Huron, Michigan; and Rainer, Minnesota

$1,000,000

Will build on substantial private sector investments; multi-national, multi-State coordination

New York

Design, right-of-way acquisition, construction and reconstruction from 2 to 4 lanes of U.S. 219 from State Route 39 in the vicinity of Springville to State Route 17/I-86 in the vicinity of Salamanca

$500,000

Economic development benefits; broad support

New York

Development of a commercial vehicle processing center in the vicinity of the Buffalo/Fort Erie Bridge

$960,000

Builds on many months of substantial coordination

New York

ITS operational test including design, construction and operation at the Buffalo/Fort Erie Bridge

$1,800,000

Builds on previous supported work by Canada and Peace Bridge Authority; previous special funding by FHWA; previous coordination with inspection agencies

New York

Widen approaches on northbound I-81, including preliminary engineering, design and construction in the vicinity of the Thousand Islands border crossing

$200,000

Safety and operations improvements anticipated

New York

Design of inspection facilities in the vicinity of the Port of Rochester border crossing

$400,000

City contributing non-Federal share; when complete a substantial reduction in vehicle delay is expected

North Dakota

Develop model for planning border crossing improvements based on Pembina-Emerson and Portal-North Portal ports of entry

$200,000

Potential for transferable methodology; potential project could reduce delay and accidents; numerous entities contributing to non-Federal share

Oklahoma

Reconstruction and addition of two lanes to I-35 from the South Canada Bridge to U.S. 77

$3,000,000

Concise application; critically needed improvement; will build on previous investments

Oregon (lead State)

Multimodal trade corridor study of the I-5 corridor between Portland and Vancouver and vicinity from I-84 in Oregon to I-205 in Washington. The I-5 corridor serves the ports of Portland and Vancouver, the intermodal yards of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway, and the Portland International Airport.

$2,000,000

Good leverage; multi-State endorsements

Pennsylvania

Construction of new facilities and reconstruction of existing facilities to freeway standards in various portions of Washington and Allegheny Counties as part of the Mon-Fayette expressway

$4,000,000

Many sources of non-Federal funds, some using innovative financing; improved multi-State connectivity

South Dakota

Construction of interchange, frontage roads and railroad underpass in Rapid City from State Route 79 south of the city to I-90 at the Elk Vale Road Interchange

$3,000,000

National geographic distribution

Tennessee

Reconstruction and addition of 2 lanes in the vicinity of the I-40/I-240 midtown interchange in Memphis

$3,000,000

Concise application; supplements other investments; high truck volume; safety and operation benefits expected

Texas

Construction of freeway overpasses and connectors in Laredo on FM 3464 from I-35 to the new border crossing

$6,200,000

Good leverage; multi-national coordination; expeditious start to construction expected; existing facility heavily congested

Texas

Border station improvements at the International Bridge of the Americas in El Paso County

$2,400,000

International coordination demonstrated

Texas

Construction of bridge and upgrading to four lanes in Hidalgo County on U.S. 281 south of Pharr

$1,800,000

Existing facility heavily congested; could qualify for both corridor and border programs

Texas

Construction and upgrading to eight lanes of I-35 in Comal County from Walnut Avenue to FM 725

$1,700,000

Application demonstrates need and addresses all factors

Texas

Construction of safety inspection facility, bus processing center, electronic vehicle traffic management system and related improvements at three border crossing locations in Hidalgo port-of-entry system

$1,900,000

Coordinated with U.S. Customs Service; subelements of application well described and well coordinated

Washington

Construction of a number of highway-rail grade separations and port access projects on the Freight Action Strategy (FAST) Corridor from Everett to Tacoma

$10,000,000

Good leverage overall and on each subelement; substantial funding from private sources; operational and safety benefits expected

Washington

Binational Coordination for border crossings in Whatcom County

$811,000

Non-Federal share funded by a number of sources; continues existing coordination

Washington

Freight and traveler origin and destination study and commodity flow study in Whatcom Country

$238,000

Good leveraging; multi-national coordination

Washington

Outreach project to market pre-clearance program in Whatcom County

$200,000

Builds on $1.6 million project funded by Immigration and Naturalization Service

West Virginia

Construction to freeway standards of the Mon-Fayette expressway from I-68 east of Morgantown to the Pennsylvania state line

$3,000,000

National geographic distribution

West Virginia

Reconstruction and widening of the Tolsia Highway from two to four lanes with partial access control in Wayne and Mingo Counties

$3,500,000

National geographic distribution

Wisconsin

Construction to improve a two-lane facility to a four-lane divided highway along State Route 29 in Brown, Marathon, Shawano and Dunn Counties

$3,000,000

Good leverage; early advancement to construction; broad support from public and private sector.

Wyoming (lead State)

Preliminary engineering environmental studies and coordination for a joint port of entry along U.S. 87 between Buffalo, Wyoming, and Billings, Montana

$1,300,000

Builds on substantial previous coordination

TOTAL

55 Projects

$123,603,000

 
Updated: 12/03/2012
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