MDOT Transportation Economic Development Fund

April 22, 2015

The MDOT Office of Economic Development is now taking applications for the Transportation Economic Development Fund Category F – Fiscal Year 2017.

Who can apply? Cities, villages, and county road commissions.

Make sure your proposed project is on a federal-aid designated route, within federal aid urban areas, and the county has a population of 400,000 or fewer. MDOT likes projects geared towards improving all-season capabilities on high-traffic routes or access to major highways that cross state lines.

Prein&Newhof assisted Ludington in getting $375,000 of the 2016 funds (the maximum allowed per applicant) for their 2016 Sixth Street Reconstruction Project.  Want to know how? Contact Amy Malek, PE.


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