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2011 TIGER Grant Applications

The United States Department of Transportation announced the availability of up to $526,944,000 for National Infrastructure Investments, referred to as the 2011 Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery discretionary grants; also known as "TIGER III."

TxDOT as Lead Applicant

TIGER grants are for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant impact on the nation, a metropolitan area or a region. The USDOT has specified that lead applicants may submit no more than three applications for consideration. TxDOT's three applications as lead applicant are:

TxDOT with Multi-State Application

USDOT does not count multi-state applications toward the lead applicant limitation. TxDOT is the lead application on a multi-state application with the states of Kansas and Oklahoma for the following:

TxDOT as Partnering Agency

USDOT also allows applicants to be a partnering agency with another lead applicant. TxDOT is partnering agency on the following:

South Orient Rail Line Rehabilitation

Title Format
Grant Application
Benefit-Cost and Economic Impact Analysis
Categorical Exclusion Worksheet
State Categorical Exclusion
Potential Impact Report
Project Map

Port of Corpus Christi Nueces River Rail Yard

Title Format
Grant Application
Cargo Movement Map
Categorical Exclusion Worksheet
Cost Benefit Analysis
Economic Impact
Impacted Areas
Memorandum of Understanding
Projects Schedule
Site Layout
Support Letters

TIFIA Loan for North Tarrant Express Segment 3a

Title Format
Letter of Interest (LOI) - FINAL
Payment Letter of Interest (LOI)
Benefit-Cost Analysis
Appendix A: Parties
Support Letters

Sun Belt Regional Short Line Rail Project

Title Format
Grant Application - Project Narrative
Benefit-Cost Analysis: DGNO
Benefit-Cost Analysis: KRR
Benefit-Cost Analysis: KRR Reduced Scope
Categorical Exclusion Worksheet and Map
Detailed Project Cost
Federal Wage Rate Letter
Photos - Current Infrastructure
Project Maps
Project Schedules
Support Letters

Loop 82 Overpass Project

Title Format
Grant Application - Project Narrative
Benefit-Cost Analysis
Project Budget
Project Schedule
Support Letters

NETEX Rail Rehabilitation Project

Title Format
Grant Application - Project Narrative
Benefit-Cost Analysis
Support Letters

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