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The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced the availability of approximately $850 million in FASTLANE Grants in accordance with the FAST Act. Funds are distributed on a competitive basis to projects of national or regional significance.

TxDOT as lead applicant

FASTLANE 2017 grants are for federal financial assistance to freight and highway projects for projects that address critical freight issues. The USDOT has specified that lead applicants may submit no more than three applications for consideration. TxDOT’s three applications are:

I-35W North Tarrant Express

TxDOT as joint applicant

Laredo Bundle

The USDOT has specified that lead applicants may also serve as a partnering agency for applications in which they are not the lead agency. TxDOT is providing assistance and support on one application: