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AID Demonstration Program

The AID Demonstration program provides funding as an incentive for eligible entities to accelerate the implementation and adoption of innovation in highway transportation. The AID Demonstration program is one initiative under the multi-faceted Technology and Innovation Deployment Program (TIDP) approach providing funding and other resources to offset the risk of trying an innovation. Applications for the AID Demonstration program are being accepted under Opportunity Number 693JJ321NF-AIDDP through Grants.gov.


FHWA Accepting Applications for FY 2021 Accelerated Innovative Deployment Demonstration Program
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced that up to $10 million in grants will be made available through a Notice of Funding Opportunity for FHWA’s Accelerated Innovation Deployment Demonstration Program. The funds are used to promote the deployment of proven innovations that can deliver road and bridge projects more cost-effectively among state, local and Tribal governments.

FHWA Provides $5.6 Million to Accelerate Innovative Highway Projects in Seven States
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced more than $5.6 million in Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program grants to help seven states make the most of limited resources. The program allows states to bring projects to fruition in a more cost-effective way by using innovative practices. Alabama, Arizona, Michigan, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Utah will receive funds in this round of awards.

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Program Coordinator Contact

Fawn Thompson


Information on awarded AID Demonstration grant funding.

AID Demonstration Projects Map


Key Dates

  • Information Webinar: July 27, 2021: View Recording Here.
  • Notice of Intent Deadline: August 3, 2021: 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
  • Application Deadline: September 28, 2021; 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

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