DOT awards $1.8B in transportation infrastructure grants

Road, rail, transit and port projects across the U.S. are receiving $1.8 billion in discretionary grant awards from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity program…

In Santa Ana, California, a grade separation project will get $25 million to reconstruct an existing railroad crossing adjacent to the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center, an Amtrak and Metrolink commuter rail station that also serves local and intercity buses…

In Durham, North Carolina, a project along the city’s busiest transit route will improve 33 intersections by installing accessible curb ramps and crosswalks, upgrading bus stop amenities and closing gaps in sidewalks…

In Toledo, Ohio, $19.1 million in RAISE funding will go toward building over 4,000 feet of a one-mile multiuse path for pedestrians and cyclists that is separated from vehicle traffic to reduce accidents.

In Maine, three largely rural counties will replace Downeast Transportation’s existing bus fleet with 24 electric buses, including chargers, using $23.5 million in RAISE funding.

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