2024 Federal Aid Buyout Program Call

Posted on November 18, 2022 by John LaMacchia

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is issuing a Call for Exchanges as part of the Federal Aid Buyout Program based on Public Act (PA) 49 of 2022.

The Federal Aid Buyout Program is a voluntary program which allows local agencies eligible to receive federal aid transportation funds under the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG) to exchange those federal funds with MDOT for state transportation dollars. The purpose of the Federal Aid Buyout Program is to allow flexibility and enable the most efficient use of federal highway aid and other transportation dollars.

Exchange requests must be e-mailed to [email protected]. The form #2926-24 must be completed, signed, and attached to the exchange request e-mail. A separate form and e-mail must be submitted for each project that a local agency wishes to exchange. The call for exchanges will start on November29, 2022, at 10:00 am Eastern Time.

More details are included in the Call for Exchanges letter and the Federal Buyout Program Guidelines.

All of the materials are also posted to the MDOT Federal Aid Buyout Program website.

If you have any questions about the program after reading the materials please send them via e-mail to [email protected] , or call Don Mayle at 517-243-8589.

John LaMacchia is the League’s director of state & federal affairs. He can be reached at [email protected] or 517-908-0303.

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