A quick reminder to register for our webinar on reduced-carbon concrete next week, and a big grant announcement from U.S. DOT
Reduced-Carbon Concrete Solutions and Opportunities for Paving and Construction Wednesday, January 31, 1:30 p.m. EST - click here for more information and to register. This will be an informative and timely session to learn more about low-carbon construction materials, upcoming funding opportunities, and how firms can position themselves and their clients to achieve good results.
U.S. DOT Announces $4.9 Billion in IIJA Grants This week the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $2.9 billion in INFRA grants and $2 billion in MEGA grants under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
The press release is here.
The list of 28 INFRA projects is here.
The list of 11 MEGA projects is here.
As noted in the announcement, U.S. DOT received 117 applications requesting $24.7 billion in Mega funding and 190 applications requesting $24.8 billion from the INFRA program.
Applications were evaluated based on the criteria published in the Notice of Funding Opportunity, including "safety; state of good repair; economic impacts, freight movements and job creation; climate change, resilience, and the environment; equity, multimodal options and quality of life; and innovation areas such as technology, project delivery, and financing.
The Department also considered cost effectiveness and project readiness in evaluating the more than 300 applications received."The next round of applications will open in mid-2024.