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Bridge Investment Program (BIP)

  FAST Act (extension) Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)
Fiscal year (FY) 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Contract authority -- $600M $640M $650M $675M $700M
Advance appropriation
(General Fund)
-- $1.847B $1.847B $1.847B $1.847B $1.847B
Total BIL funding (FY22-26) -- $2.447B $2.487B $2.497B $2.522B $2.547B
Subject to future appropriation   $600M $640M $650M $675M $700M

Note: Except as indicated, all references in this document are to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), enacted as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Pub. L. 117-58 (Nov. 15, 2021).

Program Purpose

The BIL establishes the Bridge Investment Program (BIP) to provide grants, on a competitive basis, to improve bridge condition and the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridges.

Statutory Citations

Funding Features

Type of Budget Authority or Authorization of Appropriations

Types of Awards

Minimum Grant Size

Minimum Amount for “Large Bridge Projects”

Set-Asides for Tribal Bridges and Planning Grants

Allowable Amount for Culverts

Federal Share

Maximum Amount of the Grant

Other Considerations

Eligible Activities

Program Features

This is a new program established under BIL.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible Costs

Project Selection

General Considerations and Priority

Additional Requirements for “Large Bridge Projects”

Additional Requirements for other “Bridge Projects”

Multi-year Grant Agreements

Letters of No Prejudice

Potential Divestiture of Federally Owned Bridges

Treatment of Projects

Additional Information and Assistance

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