Construction Technical Assistance

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Other Construction Grant Opportunities: learn more about the Competitive Construction Grants and Rapid Response Construction Grants.

Eligible Entities:

For Planning Assistance and Engineering Assistance Grants: school districts, tribes, cities, counties, transit districts, and other road authorities may apply.

For Surface Treatment Grant: tribes, cities, counties, transit districts, and other road authorities may apply. School districts are not eligible.

This year’s Construction Technical Assistance cycle includes expanded offerings. As in previous cycles, communities can apply for Planning Assistance (previously known as the Project Identification Program, or PIP). Those who have already gone through that process and completed SRTS Plans—or the equivalent—can now apply for additional technical assistance through the Engineering Assistance or Surface Treatments programs.

Visual aid of the technical assistance options.

Timeline: 

  • Apply February 12th-March 25th

Application Process:

  • Step 1: read the guidelines and watch the informational webinar (Correction to the webinar: low-income metric will be using Title1A data and not Free & Reduced Lunch data. Current Free & Reduced Lunch Percentages still include Free & Reduced Lunch for All percentages and do not accurately reflect income levels. ODOT staff have updated the Applicant Resource Tool with this low-income information.).
  • Step 2: review the scoring matrices and fill out online application (see above for respective grant)
    • Application signatures
    • School & road authority letter of support templates (please select the appropriate template for the program you are applying to)

Resources:

If you have additional questions, please contact Construction Program Manager, Xao Posadas, xao.posadas@odot.oregon.gov.