Ports and Waterways

Construction of Ferry Boats and Ferry Terminal Facilities

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$912,000,000.00
Bureau Name Federal Highway Administration
Funding Mechanism Formula Grant
New? No
Funding Mechanism Formula Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Eligible ferry operations
Program Description The Construction of Ferry Boats and Ferry Terminal Facilities program provides funding for ferry services which are important links in the network of Federal-aid highways, and in many cases, are the only reasonable form of transportation.
Eligible Uses Replace or acquire new ferry boats; replace propulsion systems with newer cleaner and more energy-efficient power plants; update navigational control systems; construct new terminals; improve access for the disabled; and replace and construct new docking facilities.
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Statutory Location 11121
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal