Funding Application Information
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) ($700,000) - NO SOLICITATION - creating a set-a-side for FY 2017
Funds are designated for transportation related projects such Safe Routes to School, recreational trails, enhancements. Eligible applicants are counties, cities with populations of 5,000 or more, state agencies and federal agencies as will be determined by ATP 7's competitive grant process under development. Other entities, such as small cities, must work through an eligible applicant. For more info visit Federal Highways.
- Project Identification/Reporting Form (old form)
- Enhancement Application Form and Information (old form)
Surface Transporation Program (STP) for local projects
Small Urban - City streets/bridges (up to $1.38 million) - ACTIVE - soliciting for FY 2017 projects only
Funds are designated for street/bridge improvements on city federal aid routes. Eligible applicants are cities with populations of 5,000 or more. In ATP 7, this includes Fairmont, Mankato, New Prague, New Ulm, North Mankato, St. Peter, Waseca and Worthington.
Rural - County roads/bridges (up to $2.3 million) - ACTIVE - solciting for FY 2017 projects only
Funds are designated for street/bridge improvements on county federal aid routes outside the boundaries of small urban areas.. Eligible applicants are all countie in ATP 7. This includes counties of Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Nobles, Rock, Sibley, Waseca and Watonwan.
- Project Identification/Reporting Form
- Regional Significance Form
- Bridge Replacement Ranking Criteria Form
- Roadways Criteria Ranking Form
Local Transit Capital ($320,000) -NO SOLICITATION - creating a set-a-side for FY 2017
Funds are designated for bus replacements. Eligible applicants are the public transit systems. May be funded with either STP Small Urban or STP Rural funds. For more information go to www.dot.state.mn.us/transit/
Funds are designated for gates and signal improvements and crossing closures on any public road with a railroad crossing. Eligible applicants are all counties and cities with populations of 5,000 or more. Rail improvement solicitation will be managed by the Office of Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations (Rail Section).
Funds are designed for bridge improvements that are not on any federal aid route. Eligible applicants are cities with populations of 5,000 or more and the county in which the bridge lies. Township bridges are eligible with a county sponsor. Off-system bridge solicitation will be managed through the Office of State Aid.
- Statewide and non-traditional Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) (FY 2015-17)
- Corridor Investment Management System (CIMS)
- Transportation Economic Development (TED)
Highway Safety Improvements for local projects ($1.4 million)
Funds are designated for highway safety improvement projects that are consistetn with local safety plans. Eligible applicants are all the counties and cities with populations of 5,000 or more. Mn/DOT Office of Traffic Safety solicits for these projects.
MnDOT - National Highway System/Surface Transportation/Highway Safety and State Transportation Funds
1. Statewide Performance Program (Approx. $34 million for MnDOT District 7)
National Highway System:
- Bridge maintenance ($6.7 million of the total $34 million)
- Interstate pavement and non-Interstate National Highway System pavement maintenance
2. District 7 Risk Management Program (Approx. $31.7 million for MnDOT District 7)
- Non-principal arterials systemhttp://www.dot.state.mn.us/cims/
- Bridges and pavement
- Roadside infrastructure
- Other Safety
- District Regional and Community Improvement Priorities (RCIP)
- Project support activites (i.e. right-of-way, consultant design)
3. Highway Safety Improvement Improvement Program (HSIP) (goal is $1 million for MnDOT).
Safety improvement program to be managed by Office of Traffic Safety.