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BUILD Grant Urbanized Area

The following Urbanized Areas, as designated by the U.S. Census Bureau, with a population of 200,000 or more, are considered urban for the purposes of the FY 2020 BUILD grants. For the purposes of BUILD grants, all other areas, including Urbanized Areas with populations fewer than 200,000, are considered rural.  For more information on Urbanized Areas, visit the Census Bureau website at http://www2.census.gov/geo/maps/dc10map/...

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches BUILD Transportation Program, Announces $1.5 Billion Notice of Funding Opportunity

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program.BUILD Transportation grants will replace the pre-existing Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. As the Administration looks to enhance America’s infrastructure, FY 2018...

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,”...

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Discusses Safety, Economic Growth at the New Dixie Highway Project Kickoff Event

Project Was Awarded $16.9 Million In TIGER Discretionary Grant FundingWASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today took part in a kickoff event for the construction of the New Dixie Highway Project in Louisville, Kentucky. The project was awarded $16.9 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) discretionary grant funding in 2015.“The U.S. Department of Transportation’s $16.9 million TIGER grant is providing nearly half of the...

BUILD Additional Guidance

Benefit-Cost Analysis Guidance for Applicants


Each applicant to the BUILD grants program should provide a benefit-cost analysis (BCA) for their proposed project. BCA is a systematic process for identifying, quantifying, and comparing expected benefits and costs of a potential investment. The information provided in the applicants’ BCAs will be evaluated by USDOT, and will be used to help ensure that the available funding under the program is devoted to projects...