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2012 Tiger Grant Applications

The United States Department of Transportation announced the availability of up to $500 million for National Infrastructure Investments through the 2012 Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery discretionary grant, also know as "TIGER 2012".

TxDOT as Lead Applicant

TIGER 2012 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:

  • South Orient Rail Line Rehabilitation
  • US 77 Overpass at La Parra Avenue
  • TIFIA Loan for North Tarrant Express Segment 3

TxDOT as Partnering Agency

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

  • NETEX Rail Rehabilitation Project

South Orient Rail Line Rehabilitation

The affected areas for this project are the following:

  • Fort Stockton
  • Pecos County
Title Format
Grant Application Grant Application: South Orient Rehabilitation PDF
Letters of Support Benefit-Cost Analysis and Economic Impacts: South Orient Rehabilitation PDF
Benefit-Cost Analysis and Economic Impacts Benefit-Cost Analysis and Economic Impacts: South Orient Rehabilitation PDF
Benefit-Cost Workbook Benefit-Cost Workbook Excel File
Blanket Categorical Exclusion Blanket Categorical Exclusion PDF
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Categorical Exclusion Worksheet Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Categorical Exclusion Worksheet Word File
Potential Economic Impacts of an Improved South Orient Railroad (12/30/07) Potential Economic Impacts of an Improved South Orient Railroad (12/30/07) PDF
Project Map Project Map PDF

US 77 Overpass at La Parra Avenue

Title Format
Grant Application Project Map PDF
Benefit-Cost Workbook Benefit-Cost Workbook Excel File
Detailed Estimate Project Map PDF
Detailed Schedule Project Map PDF
Federal Wage Rate Certification Project Map PDF
Programmatic Categorical Exclusion Project Map PDF

NETEX Rail Rehabilitation Project

Title Format
Grant Application Grant Application: NETEX PDF
Cost-Benefit Analysis Cost-Benefit Analysis: NETEX PDF
Letters of Support Letters of Support: NETEX PDF
Map - NETEX Rail System Map - NETEX Rail System PDF
Supplemental Photos Supplemental Photos: NETEX PDF