U.S. Department of Transportation announced Dec. 15 that 46 transportation projects in 33 states and Puerto Rico will receive a total of $511 million from the third round of the TIGER program.
DOT said it received 848 project applications from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., requesting a total of $14.29 billion.
The grants will fund a wide range of innovative transportation projects in urban and rural areas across the country:
Work has already begun on 33 planning projects while 58 capital projects are under way across the country from the previous two rounds of TIGER, and an additional 13 projects are expected to break ground over the next six months.
TIGER grants are awarded to transportation projects that have a significant national or regional impact. A complete list of grant recipients can be viewed here.