Funds for the FY 2019 Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation grant program are to be awarded on a competitive basis for investments in surface transportation infrastructure and will be awarded on a competitive basis to projects that will have a significant local or regional impact. BUILD funding can support roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports or intermodal transportation. The FY 2019 BUILD program’s selection criteria gives special consideration to projects that emphasize improved access to reliable, safe, and affordable transportation for communities in rural areas.
The official notice of funding opportunity and additional details can be found here. More information can be found on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s website. For further information concerning this notice, please contact the BUILD Transportation grants program staff via e-mail at BUILDgrants@dot.gov, or call Howard Hill at 202-366-0301. Applications must be submitted by 7:00 PM C.S.T. on July 15, 2019.