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Reminder: Local Bridge Program: Deadline for Applications – April 4th, 2022

Posted on March 15, 2022 by Dene Westbrook

The Michigan Department of Transportation is pleased to announce the solicitation of applications for candidate projects for the Local Bridge Program. Selected projects will be funded during the 2025 fiscal year (FY). Do not submit projects which cannot be committed to construction within FY 2025. The applications can be submitted by the local agency owner or their consultant. All bridge applications submitted in previous years that have not been selected for funding have been discarded. There is a limit of 4 applications from any one local agency. An agency must be able to fund all applications submitted for FY 2025 in that fiscal year.

The FY 2025 Local Bridge Program budget is estimated at $104 million. $54 million in additional funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) (Public Law 117-58, also known as the “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law”) will be awarded in FY 2025. This amount may be subject to revisions.

All applications are to be electronically submitted by Monday, April 4th , 2022.

Refer to the enclosed Exhibits for information regarding eligibility and submitting candidate Local Bridge Project Applications.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Keith Cooper, Bridge Program Manager, at 517-331-1395 or at CooperK@Michigan.gov.

John LaMacchia is the League’s director of state & federal affairs. He can be reached at jlamacchia@mml.org or 517-908-0303.

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