US Chamber of Commerce Updates on Infrastructure Funding

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a statement updating the nation on Infrastructure funding.

According to the statement, U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $1.2 billion for the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS). This funding will go towards the timely completion of designated corridors in 11 states in the Appalachian region. This critical investment will ensure rural America can be connected to interstate highways and more urban parts of nation.  

USDOT Announces $11 Million in Grant Awards for Transit-Oriented Development 

January 20, 2022 – FTA announced the award of approximately $11 million to 20 projects in 12 states to support comprehensive planning efforts to improve access to public transportation. Funding through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning grants will help organizations plan for transportation projects that connect communities and improve access to transit and affordable housing.  

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a $18.9 million increase in funding for this program over five years. This will expand FTA’s ability to support transit-oriented development nationwide. 

See the list of all selected projects

U.S. Army Corps Posts Funding Distribution by State 

January 19, 2022 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have posted their BIL/IIJA funds distribution. As part of the Civil Works plan, projects and programs that USACE will implement in FY 2022 with the $17.099 billion in supplemental funding can now be accessed. Project details are organized by State in alphabetical order here (links also provided below).

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:

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https://www.uschamber.com/infrastructure/latest-updates-on-infrastructure-funding