2012 Discretionary Grant Program Fact Sheets
Truck Parking Facilities Program
Description: The Truck Parking Facilities Discretionary Program supports a wide range of projects and activities. They range from construction of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) spaces and other improvements that facilitate CMV parking, such as intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technology, to providing more information on the availability of both public and private CMV parking spaces.
Entities Eligible to Apply for Funding: States, metropolitan planning organizations, or local governments are eligible to apply for funds under this program.
Amount of funds awarded $5,323,993
Amount of funds requested: $47,664,381
Number of applications received: 23
Number of applications selected: 6
|CA||New Truck Parking Spaces in San Diego||This project will construct 30 new truck parking spaces at the I-15/SR-76 Interchange to reduce emissions and increase safety by providing trucks a safe place to park while waiting to access the Port of San Diego.||$300,000|
|CO||Completion of long-term truck parking facilities in Dotsero||This project will add facilities such as rest rooms and improve security surveillance and driver information services by converting a short-term truck parking facility on US 6 in Dotsero near the I-70 ramps to a long-term facility.||$100,000|
|MD||New Truck Parking Spaces in Howard County||This project will construct 40 new truck parking spaces at the southbound welcome center on I-95 in Howard County to address a severe shortage of commercial vehicle parking along this portion of the I-95 corridor.||$2,623,993|
|MI||New truck parking spaces on I-94 at Watervliet||This project at I-94 and M-140 in Southwest Michigan will improve safety and address parking shortages by adding 23 new spaces.||$1,000,000|
|WI||ITS Technology on I-94 Corridor||The project will install electronic systems on I-94 between Milwaukee and Tomah at three rest areas and a private truck stop that will let commercial truck drivers know where parking spaces are available well ahead of their next stop.||$1,000,000|
|WV||New truck parking spaces on SR 817 in Nitro||This project at Exit 44 on I-64 in Nitro will add 10 new truck parking spaces, addressing a severe shortage of truck parking spaces in the Charleston area.||$300,000|