Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) - Discretionary

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$1,400,000,000.00
Bureau Name Federal Highway Administration
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability 4 year
Recipients State (or political subdivision of a State), metropolitan planning organization, local government, special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function, Tribe, Federal land management agency (applying jointly with State(s)); Different eligibilities apply for at-risk coastal infrastructure grants.
Program Description PROTECT Grants will support planning, resilience improvements, community resilience and evacuation routes, and at-risk coastal infrastructure.
Eligible Uses Highway, transit, and certain port projects are eligible. link
Statutory Location 11101; 11405
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal except 100 percent Federal for an Tribe as determined by the Secretary