Roads, Bridges and Major Projects

Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$2,000,000,000.00
Bureau Name Office of the Secretary
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability 4 year
Recipients State, Regional transportation planning organizations, Local governments, Tribal governments
Program Description Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program will support projects to improve and expand the surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas to increase connectivity, improve the safety and reliability of the movement of people and freight, and generate regional economic growth and improve quality of life.
Eligible Uses Highway, bridge, or tunnel projects eligible under the National Highway Performance Program, Surface Transportation Block Grant Program, or the Tribal Transportation Program; highway freight project eligible under the National Highway Performance Program; highway safety improvement project; project on a publicly-owned highway or bridge improving access to certain facilities that support the economy of a rural area; integrated mobility management system, transportation demand management system, or on-demand mobility services. link
Statutory Location 11101; 11132
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal except 100 percent Federal for Appalachian Development Highway System, Denali Access System Program projects