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Bridge Investment Program Now Live

The Federal Highway Administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that $2.447 billion are available this year under the Bridge Investment Program. States, metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, special districts, and tribal governments are eligible to apply.  Interested applicants may apply for three different funding opportunities:

Planning

  • Due July 25, 2022.
  • For planning, feasibility analysis, and revenue forecasting.

Large Bridge

  • Due August 9, 2022.
  • Projects with eligible costs greater than $100 million.

Bridge

  • Due September 8, 2022.
  • Projects with eligible costs under $100 million.

Los Angeles County Public Works inspects 1,113 National Bridge Inventory bridges Countywide (not including City of Los Angeles). The estimated cost to replace all bridges classified as in poor condition, widen all bridges classified as structurally obsolete, and to upgrade bridge railings to current standards is $2.2 billion.

Considering the significant need in the LA County region, a Transportation Subcommittee is being established under Infrastructure LA. Please email infrastructurela@pw.lacounty.gov to request to join.

State Call for Project Nominations

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released a Call for Project Nominations to partner on potential grant applications for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) established under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The $1 billion available under the RCP program can be used to support efforts to remove, retrofit, mitigate, and replace existing infrastructure that disconnects communities from development opportunities and resources. Nominations are due by June 30, 2022.

Caltrans is looking for nominations for the following:

  • Project nominations where Caltrans is the lead RCP applicant
  • Request Caltrans to be joint applicant on a local RCP grant application
  • Request Caltrans letter of support for a local RCP grant application
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Reminder: Safe Streets and Roads for All Webinar

The third webinar on the Safe Streets and Roads for All program is Thursday, June 23, at 10:00 a.m. (PDT). This webinar will focus on how to apply for implementation grants. Recordings and presentation slides for the previous two webinars that provide a general overview and information on how to apply for action plan grants are available on their website.

Don’t Lose Track of Important Dates

Infrastructure LA is keeping track of relevant webinars, requests for information and public comment, and deadlines for grant opportunities.