ARCHIVED: 2011 Discretionary Grant Programs
Delta Region Transportation Development
The Delta Region Transportation Development Program (DRTDP) provides grants to: (1) support and encourage multistate transportation planning and corridor development; (2) provide for transportation project development; (3) facilitate transportation decision making; and (4) support transportation construction in the Delta region. The Delta region includes the portions of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee under the authority of the Delta Regional Authority ( http://www.dra.gov/about-us/eight-state-map.aspx).
Eligible Government Entity / SAFETEA-LU and/or Title 23 Citation(s)
States and metropolitan planning organizations are eligible for DRTDP discretionary grants for multistate highway planning, development, and construction projects that are consistent with the continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive planning processes required by sections 134 and 135 of title 23, United States Code. A State transportation department or metropolitan planning organization in a Delta Region State may receive and administer funds provided under the program. (1308(b).)
Additional information on the (DRTDP) can be found at: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/ind1308drtdp.htm
Funds may be used to carry out multistate highway planning, development, and construction projects that:
- are consistent with the continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive planning processes required by sections 134 and 135 of title 23, United States Code;
- are located in an area under the authority of the Delta Regional Authority;
- are located on a Federal-aid highway;
- have the endorsement of the project by the State department of transportation; and have evidence of the ability of the recipient to complete the project.
Estimated Amount Available for Grants*: $10,000,000
*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