TIGER 2011
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TIGER 2011

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:

  • South Orient Rail Line Rehabilitation 
  • Port of Corpus Christi Nueces River Rail Yard
  • TIFIA Loan for North Tarrant Express Segment 3a

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:

  • Sun Belt Regional Short Line Project

TxDOT as partnering agency

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

  • Loop 82 Overpass Project
  • NETEX Rail Rehabilitation Project

South Orient Rail Line Rehabilitation documents

TIFIA Loan for North Tarrant Express Segment 3a documents

Loop 82 Overpass project documents

NETEX Rail Rehabilitation project documents

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