DOT awards $800 million for infrastructure improvements

fastlane-mapU.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Sept. 7 announced 18 infrastructure projects across the country will receive federal grants as part of the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) program.

One of the projects of particular interest to the trucking industry is $10.8 million for a truck parking availability system in Florida.

The grants, totaling nearly $800 million, will be combined with other funding from federal, state, local, and private sources to support $3.6 billion in infrastructure investment in 15 states and the District of Columbia. DOT said it awarded 18 Fiscal Year 2016 grants. They include:

  • Interstate 10 Phoenix to Tucson Improvements Arizona Department of TransportationPinal County, Arizona: $54,000,000
  • SR-11 Segment 2 and Southbound Connectors California Department of Transportation and San Diego Association of Governments San Diego County, California : $49,280,000
  • Arlington Memorial Bridge Reconstruction Project  National Park Service and District of Columbia Department of Transportation District of Columbia: $90,000,000
  • Port of Savannah International Multi-Modal Connector  Georgia Ports AuthoritySavannah, Georgia: $44,000,000
  • I-10 Freight Corridor Rehabilitation and Expansion (CoRE)  Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Lafayette, Louisiana: $60,000,000
  • Conley Terminal Intermodal Improvements and Modernization  Massachusetts Port Authority (MASSPORT) Boston, Massachusetts: $42,000,000
  • I-390/I-490/Route 31 Interchange, Lyell Avenue Corridor Project  New York State Department of Transportation Town of Gates, New York: $32,000,000
  • US 69/75 Bryan County  Oklahoma Department of Transportation Calera, Oklahoma: $62,000,000
  • Atlantic Gateway: Partnering to Unlock the I-95 Corridor  Virginia Department of Transportation Commonwealth of Virginia: $165,000,000
  • South Lander Street Grade Separation and Railroad Safety Project  City of SeattleSeattle, Washington: $45,000,000
  • I/39/90 Corridor Project Wisconsin Department of Transportation Janesville, Wisconsin: $40,000,000
  • Truck Parking Availability Systems  Florida Department of Transportation State of Florida: $10,778,237
  • Cedar Rapids Logistics Park  Iowa Department of Transportation Cedar Rapids, Iowa: $25,650,000
  • U.S. 95 North Corridor Access Improvement Project  Idaho Department of Transportation Kootenai County, Idaho: $5,100,000
  • Maine Intermodal Port Productivity Project  Maine Department of TransportationPortland, Maine: $7,719,173
  • Cross Harbor Freight Program  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Jersey City, New Jersey and New York, New York: $10,672,590
  • Coos Bay Rail Line – Tunnel Rehabilitation Project  Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Lane, Douglas, and Coos Counties, Oregon: $11,000,000
  • Strander Boulevard Extension and Grade Separation Phase 3  City of Tukwila, Washington City of Tukwila, Washington: $5,000,000