Funding: $5,000,000,000 

Description: Supports large, complex projects that are difficult to fund by other means and likely to generate national or regional economic, mobility, or safety benefits. 

Eligible Recipients: (A) a State or a group of States; (B) a metropolitan planning organization; (C) a unit of local government; (D) a political subdivision of a State; (E) a special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function, including a port authority; (F) a Tribal government or a consortium of Tribal governments; (G) a partnership between Amtrak and 1 or more entities described in subparagraphs (A) through (F); and (H) a group of entities described in any of subparagraphs (A) through (G)

Eligible Uses: Projects eligible under the Megaprojects program include—

  • a highway or bridge project carried out on— 

    • the National Multimodal Freight Network of title 49, United States Code; 

    • the National Highway Freight Network, United States Code; or 

    • the National Highway System, United States Code; 

  • a freight intermodal (including public ports) or freight rail project that provides a public benefit; 

  • a railway-highway grade separation or elimination project; 

  • an intercity passenger rail project; and 

  • certain public transportation projects that are eligible for Federal Transit Administration funding of title 49, United States Code 

Deadline for FY22: May 23, 2022

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