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What is the
Highway Safety Improvement Program?


HSIP is a federal-aid funding program designed to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads.


The object of this program is to identify, implement and evaluate cost effective construction safety projects.


Strategic Highway Safety Plan


The Federal government contributes 90 to 100 percent for certain safety improvements



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The Greater MN Local HSIP solicitation deadline has been extended until the close of business on Friday, December 6. A question and answer conference call will be held on Tuesday, November 26th from 10am - 11am. Please use the following call-in number and code to join the call. Toll free dial in number: 888-742-5095 Conference Code: 1658926687


Can local government get funding for low cost highway improvements?

The Federal government has set aside $40 million (in 2009) for local governments (state, local and tribes) safety projects. Specific regulations must be followed to apply for the funds.


Applications and forms to apply for funding will be available later this year.


Local Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)



Reference material
The following files may assist in the application process, including calculations, reference materials/examples and "Frequently Asked Questions".