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Grant Advance Notice

Date: 09/10/2020


NOTICE TO CONGRESS OF DOT DISCRETIONARY GRANT AWARDS: This notification is provided to the Committee pursuant to one of the following requirements governing the public announcement of a Department of Transportation discretionary grant, letter of intent, or Federal Transit Administration full funding grant agreement:

      (1) Currently applicable General Provision of the Appropriations Act, Continuing Resolution, or Supplemental Appropriation governing Department of Transportation appropriations, containing a prohibition on the use of funds made available unless the Secretary notifies the House and Senate Committees on Appropriation at least three full business days before the Department or its operating administrations announces any discretionary grant award, letter of intent, or full funding grant agreement from: (A) any discretionary grant or federal credit program of the FHWA, including the emergency relief program; (B) the airport improvement program of the FAA; (C) any program of the FRA; (D) any program of the FTA other than the formula grants and fixed guideway modernization programs; (E) any program of the Maritime Administration; or (F) any funding provided under the heading "National Infrastructure Investments" in the Appropriations Act;

(2) Section 311 of title 49, United States Code;

(3) Section 159(b) of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21); or

(4) Section 5334(j) of title 49, United States Code.



Notice:


Title: FY20 Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grants
Grant Amount: $ 7,950,000.00
Description:
This project will improve approximately 2 miles of Jefferson Avenue to a Complete Street between Market Street and Natural Bridge Avenue in St. Louis. This project will also improve 20th Street to include new low-stress bicycle facilities between Market Street and St. Louis Avenue. The project also includes signal improvements, pedestrian improvements, and stormwater improvements.

Optional quote for possible use in your media outreach: “This Administration is making significant investments in infrastructure, and this $1 billion in BUILD grants will repair, rebuild, and revitalize transportation systems across America,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao.


Congressional members affected:

William Lacy Clay

Senators affected:

Roy Blunt
Josh Hawley
Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of Governmental Affairs (202)366-4573.