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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Half A Billion Dollars in Infrastructure Investments to 41 Projects in 43 States

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) today announced the list of 41 recipients of nearly $500 million in discretionary grant funding for road, transit, maritime and rail projects through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.“TIGER grants are targeted investments for our local communities that will increase safety, create jobs and modernize our country’s infrastructure,” said Secretary Elaine L. Chao.More than 64% of this round of...

TIGER Grants Include Historic Investment in Tribal Projects

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) today announced $39.18 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants for tribal projects. These awards collectively constitute the largest amount of tribal-specific funding delivered since the first round of the program.“The TIGER grants announced today are investments in tribal infrastructure that will help improve safety, create jobs and modernize transportation systems,”...