The Urban Grant Program provides an opportunity for cities with population over 5,000 to make transportation infrastructure improvements within core business districts. Improvements are intended to promote multimodal transportation.
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If your Local Public Agency (LPA) is interested in submitting an application for an Urban Grant Program project to be funded in federal fiscal year 2021, please provide the following information by December 31, 2018:
Please submit complete applications to:
Local Government Division
North Dakota Department of Transportation
608 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0700
Phone: (701) 328-4469
Fax: (701) 328-0310
Email questions to: Urban Grant Program Manager
Projects in Grand Forks, Fargo/West Fargo, and Bismarck/Mandan metro areas must be submitted to the local MPO, with the MPO submitting the application to the NDDOT. MPO contact information and submittal dates are as follows:
221 North 5th Street
Bismarck, ND 58506
Submittal Deadline: November 30, 2018
Case Plaza Center Suite 232 1 2nd Street
North Fargo, ND 58102
Submittal Deadline: December 4, 2018
PO Box 5200
Grand Forks, ND 58206-5200
Submittal Deadline: 12:00pm on December 4, 2018
The amount of funding a project receives will be determined from the cost estimate included with the project application. Preliminary and construction engineering, right-of-way, utility relocation, and construction are eligible phases for federal aid. This program will participate in all requested Title 23 CFR eligible activities up to the approved award. The NDDOT will determine either to complete activities with internal staff or will hire a qualified consultant following the procedures outlined in the CAS Manual. For projects on the Urban Roads System, the city must follow the CAS Manual procedures for consultant selection if using federal aid.
All cost overruns or ineligible costs will be the responsibility of the LPA.
The LPA matching funds must be from a non-federal source.
The NDDOT will distribute these funds through an advisory committee comprised of six members. This 6 member group consists of representatives from:
Projects are selected on a competitive basis. The advisory committee will review the applications submitted and prioritize the projects to be submitted to the Director for funding.
|FY 2018 (Pilot Program)|
|Devils Lake||Bulb-outs, Decorative Concrete, Sidewalk, Planters, Decorative Lighting, Signals, Landscaping, Benches, Trash Receptacles, Bike Racks, Monuments|
|Fargo||Colored Concrete, Sidewalks, Trees, Bus Shelters, Bike Lanes, Decorative Lighting, Pedestrian Railing|
|Valley City||Sidewalk, Decorative Lighting, Trees|
|Valley City||Bulb-outs, Sidewalk, Decorative Lighting, Signals|
|Bismarck||Road Diet, Bulb-outs, Signals, ADA Ramps, Pavement Markings|
|Dickinson||Decorative LED Lighting, Signals|
|Mandan||Road Diet, Bulb-outs, Decorative Lighting, Parking, Planters|
|Valley City||Decorative Lighting, Signals, Sidewalks, Mill & Overlay, ADA Ramps, Benches, Trash Receptacles|
|Jamestown||Road Diet, Signals, Bulb-outs, Sidewalk, Bike Racks, Benches, Trash & Recycling Receptacles, Landscaping, LED Lighting|
|West Fargo||Road Diet, Bulb-outs, Sidewalk, Access Modifications, Parking, Streetscape, Street Furniture, Lighting, Bus Stop|