Roads, Bridges and Major Projects

Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program

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

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Owner of an eligible facility (may partner with any of the eligible entities for a planning grant)
Program Description Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program will restore community connectivity by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity, including to mobility, access, or economic development
Eligible Uses Grants (≥$5 million) for capital construction projects, including the removal and replacement of eligible facilities. Planning grants (≤$2 million). link
Statutory Location 11101; 11509
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal